Between the Sheets
by Jordi Mand
Directed by Kelly Thornton
Starring Susan Coyne and Christine Horne
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“As is true of the play itself. There’s a kind of hush all over the house while it’s playing: the sound of an audience caught, held, rapt. It isn’t something that you hear too often.”
“…a gripping new play, terrifically performed.”
- National Post
3.5 out of 4 stars
“If you handed out report cards for shows, Between the Sheets would get straight As.”
- The Globe and Mail
4 out of 4 stars
“From two very gifted performers, Thornton draws strong performances…” - Toronto Sun
Written by Jordi Mand
Susan is well known as both an actor and writer. As an actor, she has played leading roles across Canada, including the Stratford Festival, the Tarragon Theatre and Soulpepper Theatre Company. She has appeared in numerous TV shows, and won a Best Supporting Actress Gemini for her work on the acclaimed TV series Slings and Arrows, which she created and wrote (with Bob Martin and Mark McKinney). She is a founding member of Soulpepper Theatre.
Christine Horne Recent stage credits include Andromache (Necessary Angel/Luminato), Jesus Chrysler (Rhubarb), Romeo and Juliet (Canadian Stage), The Turn of the Screw (DVxT - Dora Award), Miss Julie: Sheh’mah (KICK Theatre - Dora nomination), Twelfth Night (Resurgence), Bluebeard (GromKat/Fringe), The Seagull (Wordsmyth), and Gorey Story (Thistle Project), which she also co-created (4 Dora nominations). Film and TV credits include The Stone Angel (VFCC and Method Fest nominations), Othello, The Untitled Work of Paul Shepard, Befriend & Betray, Borealis, Republic of Doyle, Flashpoint, Rookie Blue, and King. Christine is a graduate of the Acting Program at York University.
Jordi Mand - Playwright
Jordi Mand is a writer, administrator and actor. Her plays have been workshopped with the Canadian Stage Company, Theatre Passe Muraille, Nightwood Theatre, the SummerWorks Theatre Festival and the Ignite! Festival in Calgary. Jordi is currently a Resident Artist of Theatre Passe Muraille and sits on the Advisory Board for the Canadian Stage Company’s Gym Program. As an administrator, she is the Program Director and Co-creator of the SummerWorks Leadership Intensive Program (S.L.I.P) - a two week program for emerging artists that focuses on the business of the arts. As an actor, her voice has been featured on the animated TV series Rescue Heroes, Boystuff Girlstuff, Jacob’s Dream and, currently, can be heard on the show Rob the Robot which plays daily on TVO. Jordi is a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada.
Bonnie Beecher - Lighting Designer Bonnie has designed lights for over 160 productions in theatre, opera and dance with companies that include The National Ballet of Canada, the Canadian Opera Company, Shaw Festival, Stratford Shakespeare Festival, New Zealand Opera, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Ballet Jorgen, Canadian Stage, Soulpepper Theatre Company, Opera Atelier, Opera Lyra, Pacific Opera Victoria, The National Arts Centre, The Royal Shakespeare Company, Ballet Mannheim and Glimmerglass Opera. Bonnie lives in Toronto with her husband Glenn Davidson and sons Oliver and Jacob.
Kelly Wolf - Set Designer Kelly has designed for many theatres across Canada including the Tarragon, Factory, Blyth Festival, Theatre Passe Muraille, Citadel Theatre, Theatre Calgary, The Grand Theatre, Stratford Festival andseven seasons at the Shaw Festival. Most recently designing The Sound of Music(set) for the Drayton Festival Theatre and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (costumes) for the Citadel Theatre. Kelly is an instructor at Brock University, a graduate of York (BFA) and University of Toronto Drama Centre (MA) as well as Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design (UK). Member of the Associated Designers of Canada. Kelly is also actively involved with Learning through the Arts.