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The Woman in Black

April 25th to May 5th 2012

by Stephen Mallatratt

Presented by special permission of Dramatists Play Service Inc

Directed by Matt Brown

Produced by Sherry Moir &Sarah Mclean


About the Play

The story follows a young lawyer, Arthur Kipps, who is ordered to travel to a remote village and sort out a recently deceased client’s papers. As he works alone in the client’s isolated house, Kipps begins to uncover tragic secrets, his unease growing when he glimpses a mysterious woman dressed only in black. Receiving only silence from the locals, Kipps is forced to uncover the true identity of the Woman in Black on his own, leading to a desperate race against time when he discovers her true intent.

The Woman in Black was entered into the Ozone Drama Festival and won the Bill Allum Cup as Best Production. Matt Brown was Awarded Best Director, Chris Froese and Burnet McLean were awarded best Actor and Bob Oldfield was awarded Best Sound.

The Play was chosen to represent the Ozone at the Theatre BC Mainstage Festival in Kamloops , where it won the awards for Best Production, Best Director, Best Set Design, Best Lighting Design, Best Set Design, Best Props and Best Programmme.


Character Played by
Arthur Kipps Chris Froese
Actor Burnet Mclean
Priest's Voice Mark Trussell
Recorded Voice Debbie Moore


Stage Manager

Kristine Larsen

Assistant Stage Manager Cara Nunn
Backstage Crew Trish Bennet, Teresa Stewart, Kylie Stewart
Set Design Jessika LaFramboise
Heads of Construction John Ravensbergen, Eugene Leveque, Dave Brotsky
Construction Crew

Bob Rinaldi, Cor Zandbergen, Mike Poirier,Don Thomas, Bob Spearman, Colin Carney, Perry Williams, Brian Jenkins, Logan Lorentson, Peter Weibe, Brian Freeman-Marsh

Special Effects (Photography) Jody Hill
Special Effects Starling Taylor
Set Decor Head Wendy Chambers
Set Decor Crew Anne Mercer, Wendy Takahashi, Theresa Stranack, Trish Stewart, Sarah McLean
Lighting Design Jessika LaFramboise, Al Hodgson
Lighting Operators Jessika LaFramboise, Al Hodgson,Spencer Freeman-Marsh
Sound Design Bob Oldfield
Assistant Sound Design Randy Jones
Sound Operator Sara Nunn
Properties Head Jean GIven
Properties Crew Mimi Bracke, Brigitte Cove, Trish Bennett
Costumes Joan Sasges
Costume Assistants Linda Marriot, Vikki Moore
Dialogue Coach Sybolla Franje
Publicity Barb Keith
Programs Carol Marks
Poster Barb Keith
Photography Matt Brown, Jose Larochelle
Foyer Design Jennifer Morrison
Front of House Ann Cordingley
Bar Manager Ron Heuman
Preview Maureen Ruscheinsky
Opening Night Pip Jordan
Final Night David Skultety

Production Photos

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