DORA NOMINATION for RON PEDERSON - Outstanding Actor in a Leading Role!
"Lemoine is pithy, witty and wise. It's pleasant to spend and evening with him again." - Toronto Star
"The simplest of storytelling devices open up a rich world in adventures and home truths." - NOW Magazine NNNN
"An utterly charming little comed." - The Globe and Mail
2014 - Pith! by Stewart Lemoine
Starring Ron Pederson, Amy Matysio and Daniela Vlaskalic
Directed by Ron Jenkins
Set & Costumes by Andrea Mittler
Lighting Design by Siobhan Sleath
Pith! is Stewart Lemoine's award winning, innovative, hilarious, and ultimately moving tribute to the power of the imagination. In Providence, Rhode Island in 1931 an itinerant sailor leads a grieving society widow and her stoic housekeeper on an exhilarating and treacherous journey into he heart of the South American jungle...without ever taking them out of the living room.
First produced in 1997 by Lemoine’s celebrated company Teatro La Quindicina, Pith! is Teatro’s most well-travelled production having been performed on stages across Canada and in New York City; winning the 2004 New York International Fringe Festival’s Award for Overall Excellence in Playwriting.