Eyes Upon the Cross

Listen to CHRI’s radio promotion or CFRA’s radio promotion for Eyes Upon the Cross.

A fresh and powerful portrayal of the crucifixion story exploring the raw emotions and conflicting perspectives of those who experienced the life and death of Christ. Presented in a contemporary setting, Eyes Upon the Cross is told through the eyes of close to 30 different characters, whether friends or opponents, believers or critics, those who were there, or who might have been there. Characters range from a temple servant, to a freed criminal; from the outcasts and those who followed Him, to the one who betrayed Him; from the man who tried Him, to the woman who gave Him wine.  

ENSEMBLE CAST

DARYL BANKS, DALE COBURN , JOHN COOK, GEORGE DUTCH , JONATHAN HARRIS, MARY HILL, EVELYN JOST, MARY LONG, LUCAS MARTIN, ANDREW MCDOUGALL, ARIANE ROY, BRIANNA SCHLARB, ANDREA VERMEER, ANDRÉE-ANNE WILLIAMS  

PRODUCTION & ARTISTIC TEAM

EMILY ASMAR (Wardrobe Manager) | JOANI BARNETT (Scenic Artist) | BRENDA BLANDFORD (Front of House Manager) | JF CHURCH (Sound & Lighting Design) | CLAUDE HACHÉ (Photography) | JONATHAN HARRIS (Director) | SUSAN MARRINER (Graphic Design) | ARIANE ROY (Assistant Director) | CARA SAIBEL (Costume & Set Design) | AMANDA SCOTT (Hair & Make-up Design) | MISHELLE STOTT (Make-up Artist) | DANIEL VOPNI, ED VOPNI (Set Builders) | PATTI VOPNI (Co-Stage Manager, Properties Design) | RACHEL-DAWN WALLACE (Co-Stage Manager)

Recent Posts

Creation Business – Media

VISIT THE SHOW PAGE

Director JONATHAN HARRIS and Ensemble Cast member and Dramaturge GEORGE DUTCH discuss the play with RABBI BULKA on “Sunday Night Live With Rabbi Bulka”, July 12, 2015 on 580 CFRA radio. LISTEN TO THE FULL DISCUSSION

Message from the Director JONATHAN HARRIS on the Great Canadian Theatre Company’s website about staging the play. READ THE BLOG

Review of the play by Rajka Stefanovska for the Capital Critics Circle. READ THE REVIEW

Ottawa Magazine’s article by Amy Allen and Matt Harrison about the play, featured in the Weekender of “6 things to do on the weekend”. READ THE ARTICLE

Ottawa Life Magazine’s article by Kate Tenenhouse about the play “9th Hour Brings Comedy and Conflict to the Stage” READ THE ARTICLE

Review of the play by Jennifer Hartley for Ottawa Life Magazine. READ THE REVIEW

Review of the play by Jennifer Cavanagh for Apartment 613. READ THE REVIEW

Review by Daniel Bezalel Richardsen for Herd Magazine. READ THE REVIEW

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