directed by Tamara McCarthy*
Festival newcomer Tamara McCarthy, a multiple Jesse Award nominee from Nanaimo, brings an exciting interpretation of this classic political thriller with spellbinding schemes and violent betrayal.
PWYC preview July 2
opens July 4
plays Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays at 7:30pm
through July 27
A multiple Jessie Richardson Award nominated director and actor, Tamara’s recent directing credits include the world premiere of A Brief History of Human Extinction (The Cultch/ upintheair); Into the Woods (Vancouver Island University); The Out Vigil (Theatre Newfoundland Labrador); The Double Axe Murders (Rusticate/ Presentation House); Reasons to be Pretty (Western Edge); A Doll’s House (Slamming Door); James and the Giant Peach (Chemainus Theatre Festival); and A Beautiful View (Naked Goddess). Among many assistant directing credits are Twelfth Night (Bard on the Beach); Fiddler on the Roof (Gateway); No Great Mischief (Vancouver Playhouse); and The Winter’s Tale (Classic Chic). She is Artistic Producer for Rusticate Theatre and co-AP for the Slamming Door Collective. Upcoming Directing includes: Between the Sheets (Western Edge); The Sea(Slamming Door); Madama Butterfly (Opera Nanaimo); TDAM remount tour. Thank you to Karen for inviting Tamara to her first season with the GVSF!
*The participation of this Artist is arranged by permission of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association under the provisions of the Dance-Opera-Theatre Policy.