After a horrific car accident, a retired couple must decide how to best deal with the injuries they’ve sustained. Based on a true story of the Dart sisters’ grandparents, Ursa Major is a powerful and moving story of love and devotion, and the strange world that exists between consciousness and unconsciousness.
Workshop West Playwrights’ Theatre in association with Catch the Keys Productions
the world premiere of
January 27 – February 7, 2016
ATB Financial Arts Barns, 10330 84 Ave
Tickets now on sale!
Written by Megan Dart
Directed by Beth Dart
Starring Paula Humby and Cliff Kelly with Chris W. Cook
Original Composition by Leif Ingebrigsten
Choreography by Ainsley Hillyard
Projection & Set Design by Matt Schuurman
Costume & Lighting Design by Cheyenne Sykes
Stage Managed by Kerry Johnson
Dramaturgy by Vern Thiessen
Production Managed by Trent Crosby
This production is very near and dear to our hearts. Want to help bring it to life? Please consider donating to Ursa Major. Charitable tax receipts will be issued for all donations over $10. Thank you for your support!
Early development of Ursa Major was supported by a 2014 – 2015 Residency with Catalyst Theatre. Our thanks to the Catalyst Theatre team for the invaluable gift of mentorship, time, space and freedom to explore. Thanks to Vern Thiessen, Artist Director of Workshop West Playwrights’ Theatre, for his generous support throughout the development of the script.
“Catch The Keys instigates some of this town’s most original, off-centre, non-traditional theatre experiences” – Edmonton Journal