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A Fail Better Theatre production:
THE DINNER TABLE
Toronto Fringe Festival (July 2015)
918 Bathurst: Culture, Arts, Media and Education Centre
creator/producer/host · Ali Joy Richardson
creator/cook · Ben Hayward
assistant cook · Madeleine Brown
production manager · Lucy Powis
12 guests · many storytellers · 1 home-cooked meal · new stories of home and a different meal inspired by the guest every night
+ PHILIP MCKEE "I Thought Puglia Would Be Nice" + CLIVE MATHIBE "I An African"
+ NINA LEE AQUINO "Filipino Cowboy" + MEL HAGUE "The Home Under My Skin"
+ DAVID YEE "That Thing That Happened That One Time" + SUE MINER "Breakfast in Bed with Joey Champagne"
+ CLARA MCBRIDE "Accepting Permanence" + JUDITH THOMPSON"lice, mice, and the killer next door"
+ SKY GILBERT "My Home: Church Street" + MITCHELL CUSHMAN "Pet Project"
+ JULIE TEPPERMAN "The Big Schlep" + HOLGER SYME "Home Truths" + COLE ALVIS "Gladys Good"
"A truly special and intimate experience, delicious home-cooked meal that was tailored to the guest and a slew of incredible storytellers from the Toronto theatre community. If theatre, for you, is about connection and a sharing of stories, The Dinner Table is for you."
- Hallie Seline, In The Green Room
photos: Neil Silcox