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Hirsch


By Alon Nashman and Paul Thompson
November 28 - December 14
Preview: November 27


COMPELLING, PROVOCATIVE AND ENLIGHTENING

4 1/2 STARS “Brings the local and national legend to vibrant life” – Wpg Free Press

“Riveting...a welcome homecoming for John Hirsch” – CBC

Here's what audiences are saying:

“Fantastic, wonderful, inspiring, touching. I loved this play.”

“Smart, amazing actor, captivating”

“Excellent performance! Would recommend this play to many others”


Orphaned at 13, Hungarian refugee John Hirsch searches for a home and chooses a place far from danger – Winnipeg. He also finds a home in the world of theatre, where his fierce talent, stormy temperament and uncompromising drive propel him to great heights. As with any exceptional artist, there are casualties along the way. In thrilling performance, Alon Nashman brings Hirsch home to MTC.



Running time: Approx. 90 minutes, no intermission
Warning: Theatrical haze, strobe warning

TOM HENDRY WAREHOUSE SEASON SPONSOR


PRODUCTION SPONSOR



Produced by Theaturtle, Richard Jordan Productions and Elizabeth Bradley Arts Enterprises (In Association with the Pleasance)



Date/Time Availability
11/27/13 7:30 PM Preview N/A
11/28/13 8:00 PM Opening Night N/A
11/29/13 7:30 PM N/A
11/30/13 3:30 PM N/A
11/30/13 8:30 PM N/A
12/02/13 8:00 PM N/A
12/03/13 7:30 PM Talkback (what's this?) N/A
12/04/13 7:30 PM N/A
12/05/13 8:00 PM N/A
12/06/13 7:30 PM N/A
12/07/13 3:30 PM N/A
12/07/13 8:30 PM N/A
12/09/13 8:00 PM N/A
12/10/13 7:30 PM Talkback (what's this?) N/A
12/11/13 7:30 PM N/A
12/12/13 2:00 PM Talkback (what's this?) N/A
12/12/13 8:00 PM N/A
12/13/13 7:30 PM N/A
12/14/13 3:30 PM N/A
12/14/13 8:30 PM N/A

  Actors

John Hirsch:
Alon Nashman



  Artistic Team

Co-creators:
Alon Nashman & Paul Thompson
Research Assistant:
Casey Shapira
Director:
Paul Thompson
Stage Manager:
Lisa Nelson
Set & Costume Designer:
Gillian Gallow
Apprentice Stage Manager:
Suzie Martin
Lighting Designer:
Itai Erdal
Dramaturge:
Bob White
Sound Designer:
Verne Good
MEET JOHN HIRSCH
Promo video by Leif Norman



HIRSCH: INSPIRED BY A LEADER
Interview with Alon Nashman and Paul Thompson



ARTICLES
Play Immortalizes Forgotten Hero of Canadian Theatre [READ]
THE TIMES OF ISRAEL

Q&A with Alon Nashman & Paul Thompson [READ]
THE NATIONAL POST

Hirsch Goes to Edinburgh Fringe [WATCH]
CBC NEWS: THE NATIONAL

REVIEWS
Loving Tribute in Solo Show [READ]
NOW MAGAZINE

Two Lives, Intoxicated by Theatre [READ]
THE NEW YORK TIMES



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