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The One That Got Away (Vancouver)

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Winner: Jessie Award Best Production

Nomination: Jessie Award

The One that Got Away tells the story of a girl with a fish where her heart should be, chasing her rapscallion grandfather into an afterlife reckoning with love and loss. This play-in-a-pool combines narrative, music and innovative water staging in a tale of submerged Jewish identity. It premiered in Vancouver as a co-production between The Only Fanconi,  Electric Company and the Norman Rothstein Theatre, and received 11 nominations and 4 Jessie Awards including Best Production of 2002.

PRODUCTION CREDITS

DATE: February 2002

VENUE: Jewish Community Centre

WITH: Electric Company / Chutzpah! Festival


Director

Kim Collier

Writer

Kendra Fanconi

Stage Manager

Jan Hodgson

Set Design

Yvan Morissette

Costume Design

Kirsten McGhie / Marina Szijarto

Lighting Design

Shane Drouker

Sound Design

David Hudgins

Sound Design

Cameron Shook, Wendy Stuart

Actor

David Hudgins

Actor

Marvin Kaye

Actor

Tracey Erin Smith

Actor

Kendra fanconi

Actor

Judi Closkey

Actor

Courtenay Dobbie

Actor

Jonathon Young

Actor

Allan Zinyk