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The Boy in the Moon: On Tour

  • The Grand Theatre presents
    (London, ON)
    A Crow's Theatre production
  • Emil Sher based on a book by Ian Brown
  • Chris Abraham
  • Nov 21 - Dec 1, 2018
  • 90 mins (no intermission)
  • Details

    In November 2018, the company will travel their critically acclaimed original production of The Boy in the Moon to The Grand Theatre in London, ON.

    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.


    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


    • Kelly McNamee
    • Liisa Repo-Martell
    • David Storch


    • 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