Lo (or Dear Mr. Wells)

Written by Rose Napoli
Directed by Andrea Donaldson
A Nightwood Theatre production in association with Crow’s Theatre
Presented as part of The Consent Event, a play series and symposium navigating the minefield of modern sexuality.

October 25 - November 11, 2017
Evening Performances at 7:30 PM
Matinee Performances at 2:30 PM

At Crow’s Theatre (345 Carlaw Avenue)

*Pay-What-You-Can performance: Tuesday, October 31st at 7.30pm - available in person at the box office as of 5.30pm on October 31st

*Due to the sensitive and intimate nature of the show, latecomers will not be admitted.

“Napoli already has the gifts of sharp, believable dialogue, captivating imagery and deeper thematic resonances that many writers far more experienced lack.” –Toronto Star

A feminist retake on a student / teacher relationship, wrestling with burgeoning sexuality and consent, literature and passion, right and wrong. Developed through Nightwood Theatre’s Write from the Hip playwright’s unit.


Rose Napoli in Shameless Magazine: “That Time I Wrote A Play About Consent and Didn’t Know It”

“Consent, Growing Up & Telling Difficult Stories” - In the Greenroom In Conversation with Rose Napoli

“There is rarely this level of nuance in the narrative of sexual assault.” - Mooney on Theatre

The Consent Event - Asking For It and Lo (or Dear Mr. Wells) - featured in The Globe and Mail: “What to watch as a new season of Canadian theatre approaches”

Interview with Ellie Moon and Rose Napoli by The Toronto Star‘s Carly Maga and NOW Magazine‘s Susan G. Cole

Photo of Rose Napoli by Dahlia Katz.

Lo (or Dear Mr. Wells)

Vivien Endicott-Douglas
Sam Kalilieh

Rose Napoli - Playwright
Andrea Donaldson - Director
Ken James Stewart - Stage Manager
Deanna Choi - Sound Design
Kaileigh Krysztofiak - Lighting Designer
Suzie Balogh - Production Manager
Kathleen Johnston - Costume Coordinator
Care Robertson - Props Coordinator
Michelle Langille - Assistant Director

Lo (or Dear Mr. Wells)


Wednesday 25-Oct 7:30 PM *Preview
Thursday 26-Oct 7:30 PM *Preview
Friday 27-Oct 7:30 PM *Preview
Saturday 28-Oct 2:30 PM *Preview
Saturday 28-Oct 7:30 PM *Opening

Monday 30-Oct 7:30 PM
Tuesday 31-Oct 7:30 PM
Wednesday 01-Nov 7:30 PM
Thursday 02-Nov 7:30 PM
Friday 03-Nov 7:30 PM
Saturday 04-Nov 2:30 PM
Saturday 04-Nov 7:30 PM

Monday 06-Nov 7:30 PM
Tuesday 07-Nov 7:30 PM
Wednesday 08-Nov 7:30 PM
Thursday 09-Nov 7:30 PM
Friday 10-Nov 7:30 PM
Saturday 11-Nov 2:30 PM
Saturday 11-Nov 7:30 PM *Closing

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