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The Boy in the Moon
On Tour

  • Crow's Theatre
  • Emil Sher based on a book by Ian Brown
  • Chris Abraham
  • Aug 7 - Sep 1, 2019
  • 90 mins (no intermission)
  • Thousand Islands Playhouse, Gananoque
    The Globe Theatre, Regina
  • Details
    Based on Globe and Mail journalist Ian Brown's candid and moving memoir of raising his son Walker, The Boy in the Moon captures the journey of a couple raising a child with profound disabilities caused by a rare genetic disorder. The text of the play draws from Brown's book along with original interviews with Ian, Johanna Schneller, and their daughter Hayley.
    August 7 - September 1, 2019    Thousand Islands Playhouse - Gananoque ON
    April 8 - 26, 2020    The Globe Theatre - Regina SK
    This is one of Abraham’s most evocative, almost spiritual stagings. - The Globe and Mail
    David Storch and Liisa Repo-Martell are equally affecting as Ian Brown and Johanna Schneller, showing off their dry wit as well as their darkest moments of despair. - Toronto Star
  • The Team


    • Chris Abraham - Director
    • Emil Sher - Playwright
    • Ian Brown - Author
    • Monica Dottor, Chris Abraham - Choreographers
    • Shannon Lea Doyle - Set & Costume Designer
    • André Du Toit, Kimberly Purtell - Lighting Designers
    • Remington North - Video Designer
    • Thomas Ryder Payne - Sound Designer