In association with the O'Brien Farm Foundation
Directed by Patrick Foran
Patrick is an actor, producer and director based in St. John’s. He appeared in last year’s After Dark and is delighted to be working with such talented and generous artists at the beautiful O’Brien Farm. Recent theatre credits include: Her Closely, Nail Biter, Proud, Village Wooing (Double Sure Theatre), Hamlet, Julius Caesar, A Servant of Two Masters, Power of One (Perchance). He is the Managing Producer for Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland.
Sheilagh Guy Murphy – The Banshee
Sheilagh Guy Murphy is honoured to be born in this place we now call Newfoundland and Labrador. She is a writer, director, actor and producer with a career in the arts that spans over 50 years. Recent work includes The Vagina Monologues, By the Bog of Cats, The Power of One, Son of A Critch. Her short story, Lost: My Immortal Soul won the Writers Union of Canada in 2019.
For her work with charitable organizations, Sheilagh has been recognized with The Queen’s Jubilee Medal, The Governor General’s Award for Caring Canadian and The Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers.
Marie Jones – The Procession
Marie is an Alberta-born theatre artist at home in St. John’s. Some of her NL appearances include Cookstown (Salt Teeth Theatre), Girls from Away (Kitchen Party Theatre); Other Women Walk (White Rooster Theatre); Isle of Demons, Women Playing Hamlet, The Haunting of Margaret Duley (PerSIStence Theatre); West Moon, Trinity Newfoundlande Pageant, No Man’s Land (Rising Tide Theatre); Proud, Village Wooing (Double Sure Theatre Co-op); Leave of Absence (New Curtain Theatre); and Under Wraps (Artistic Fraud). Marie holds a BA (Honours) in Drama from the University of Alberta and is a grad of George Brown Theatre School in Toronto. Her Closely, her play devised from writings between Franz Kafka and Felice Bauer, was a part of Resource Centre for the Arts 2021-22 season. Marie can also be found in Operations at the St. John's Arts and Culture Centre.
George Robertson – Thirteen Days
George Robertson is an actor, musician, and sound designer based in St John’s. He has worked with many theatre companies in Newfoundland and Labrador, including Perchance Theatre, RCA Theatre Company, Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland, PerSIStence Theatre, Rising Tide Theatre Company, New Curtain Theatre, Shakespeare by the Sea, and others. He has also appeared in several locally produced film and television projects.
Fionn Shea - Seamus
Fionn Shea (he/they) is an actor and writer from New Hampshire, and a Newfoundlander-by-choice. His solo show Invictus premiered in September of 2019, and he was a member of Artistic Fraud's TransVersing in 2016 and 2018. Most recently, he appeared as part of Perchance Theatre's Power of One: World Classics series. Fionn's writing has appeared through Breakwater Books Publishing, as well as on New Hampshire Public Radio, CBC-NL, and in the Concord Monitor. He is
currently pursuing an M.A. in English from Memorial University of Newfoundland, and delights in telling spooky stories.