Theatre Passe Muraille presents
a Common Boots Theatre Production
in association with Nightwood Theatre & Theatre Direct


The Election | October 9-27, 2019


written by
Natasha Gree
nblatt & Yolanda Bonnell
with the company*

Directed by
Jennifer Brewin

Augusto Bitter, Rachel Cairns, Joelle Peters,
Anand Rajaram, Rose Stella and Courtenay Stevens

Stage Managed by
Meghan Speakman

Set Design by Anahita Dehbonehie
Lighting Design by Kaitlin Hickey
Costume Design by Jackie Chau
Composition by Alex Samaras
Dramaturgy by Yvette Nolan

Alex Bulmer Contributing Artist – Script, Voice, Dramaturgy


Video by Hoffworks

The Election, Theatre Passe Muraille, Mainspace
16 Ryerson Ave, Toronto, ON M5T 2P3
All shows at 7:30pm or 2:00pm
The Election runs approximately 2 hours with a 15 minute intermission

Early bird tickets are available until October 12th!

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Complementary Events and Accessibility Dates for The Election

October 15, 7:30: PWYC
Emerging Artist Evening: A post show mingle hosted by Lisa Marie DiLiberto

October 16, 7:30:
TPM`s The Prelude: A pre show conversation with special host, Jessica Lea Fleming

October 17, 7:30:
Democratic Exchange with special guests incl, MPP Kathleen Wynne: A post show panel hosted by John Beebe
(dir., Democratic Engagement Exchange, Faculty of Arts, Ryerson University)

October 19, 2:00: PWYC

October 20, 2:00: PWYC, Relaxed Performance, Child Care Day*
Post Show Q&A with the company and host, Donna-Michelle St. Bernard
*To inquire about childcare, please email

October 22, 7:30: PWYC 

October 23, 7:30:
Women in Politics: A pre show conversation hosted by Nightwood Theatre

October 25, 7:30: PWYC, Open Captioning, Touch Tour
Deaf & Disability Community Talk Back: A post show conversation with Alex Bulmer & Natasha Greenblatt

October 26, 7:30: PWYC, Touch Tour
Show Discussion about Tamil Community and the Canadian Political
Landscape with special guests Gary Anandsangaree & Rathika Sitsabaiesan: A post show panel hosted by Common Boots Theatre 


Developed with the support of Studio 180 Theatre and the Banff Playwright’s Lab.
The Playwright acknowledges the assistance of the 2018 Banff Playwrights Lab:
a partnership between the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity and the Canada Council for the Arts.



*Original company members: Natasha Greenblatt, Yolanda Bonnell, Jennifer Brewin, Anand Rajaram, Courtenay Stevens, Qasim Kahn

Photo by John Lauener