Part frenetic, part melancholic, follow the capricious and passionate power games of three time-travellers stuck in a perpetual state of girlhood. Alienating and deeply intimate, Tragic Queens is a relentless maelstrom of eras, emotions and mirrors.

photos: laurence philomene

 
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Very impressive moments in CABAL’s Tragic Queens, an experimental look at sad girls in culture & history”

– Montreal Gazette

 

“Fine performances ... beyond reproach.” 

– Westmount Mag



 

W I N N E R  OF OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN : SOPHIE EL-ASSAAD
W I N N E R  of outstanding emerging artist : SOPHIE EL-ASSAAD (cabal & repercussion theatre) 

Nominated for:
OUTSTANDING INDEPENDANT PRODUCTION
OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLE
OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DESIGN (JON CLEVELAND)
OUTSTANDING EMERGING ARTISTS (PRODUCTION):
 
RHIANNON COLLETT (playwriting)
SOPHIE EL-ASSAAD (costume design)
& ANTHONY KENNEDY (direction)

Performers : Meagan Schroder, Jillian Harris & Alex Petrachuk

Voice Performances : Benita Bailey, Oliver Price & Gabriel Schultz

A Very Special Thanks to:

Stef Buxton
Alison Darcy
Alexis Diamond
Jeremy Dutcher
Adam Capriolo
Roxane Loumède
Gabriel Maharjan
Leni Parker
Julie Tamiko Manning
Nadia Verrucci

Produced by CABAL
Dramaturg : Kate Stockburger
Director: Anthony Kennedy
Playwright : Rhiannon Collett
Stage Manager : Anne-Marie St-Louis
Sound Design & Composition : Devon Bate
Costume Design : Sophie El-Assaad
Lighting Design : Jon Cleveland
Lighting Operator : Niamh Devaney
Technical Consultant : Rob Mallin
Production Manager: Jillian Harris
Production Assistant : Trevor Barrett
Communications Director : Darragh Mondoux
Artistic Advisor : Kyle Croutch

SPECIAL THANKS TO:
Noah Bick
Laurence Philomene
Simon Gilbert
Johanna Nutter
Eda Holmes
Vladmir Cara & Ailish
Howard Mendelsohn
Centaur Communications team
Alexa Massey
Joseph Shragge & Scapegoat Carnivale
Danagement
GirlPlague
Too Close to the Sun
Conseil des arts et lettres de Quebec
Canada Arts Council
Montreal English Theatre Awards

 

photography by Laurence Philomene