Written by Jane Doe, Directed by Andrea Donaldson
A Nightwood Theatre production in association with Crow’s Theatre
January 8-26, 2019 at Streetcar Crowsnest (345 Carlaw Ave)

“There was no justice, there was just a legal outcome.” In the wake of a young woman’s disclosure of childhood sexual assault, a family presses charges. But as they put the case together, they must confront a new challenge. Grace is an exquisite piece of documentary theatre about the pursuit of truth and justice that unflinchingly examines our legal system — its loopholes and its failures — through the lens of a playwright searching for how to share her family’s story.

“Donaldson’s name on a program always promises suggestive staging that teases the imagination.” - NOW Magazine


JANUARY 8-26, 2019
Tuesday, January 8 // 8:00 PM (Preview)
Wednesday, January 9 // 8:00 PM (Preview)
Thursday, January 10 // 8:00 PM (Opening Night)
Friday, January 11 // 8:00 PM
Saturday, January 12 // 2:00 PM
Saturday, January 12 // 8:00 PM

Monday, January 14 // 8:00PM (PWYC- Available in person, beginning at 6:00PM)
Tuesday, January 15 // 8:00 PM *Talkback Tuesdays
Wednesday, January 16 // 8:00 PM
Thursday, January 17 // 8:00 PM
Friday, January 18 // 8:00 PM
Saturday, January 19 // 2:00 PM
Saturday, January 19 // 8:00 PM

Monday, January 21 // 8:00PM (PWYC- Available in person, beginning at 6:00PM)
Tuesday, January 22 // 8:00 PM *Talkback Tuesdays
Wednesday, January 23 // 8:00 PM
Thursday, January 24 // 8:00 PM
Friday, January 25 // 8:00 PM
Saturday, January 26 // 2:00 PM
Saturday, January 26 // 8:00 PM

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Photo of Michaela Washburn by Dan Abramovici.




Producers - Nightwood Theatre production in association with Crow’s Theatre

Conrad Coates
Rose Napoli
Brenda Robins
Michaela Washburn

Playwright - Jane Doe
Director - Andrea Donaldson

Set and Costume Design - Joanna Yu
Lighting Design - Michelle Ramsay
Projection Design - Laura Warren
Sound Design - Deanna H. Choi
Stage Manager - Christina Cicko

Photo by Dan Abramovici



-Trauma and recovery: The Aftermath of Violence—From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror by Judith L. Herman

- The Best Kind of People by Zoe Whittal

-Putting Trials on Trial: Sexual Assault and the Failure of the Legal Profession by Elaine Craig

-The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk M.D.

- The second rape: society’s continued betrayal of the victim by Lee Madigan and Nancy C. Gamble

*Nightwood Theatre’s Community Engagement program is generously sponsored by TD Bank.

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