My Mother's Feet Gets World Premiere in Toronto March 2005

News   My Mother's Feet Gets World Premiere in Toronto March 2005
Jerry Franken, Tom Rooney and Jane Spidell have landed roles in CanStage's world premiere production of Gina Wilkinson's My Mother's Feet, set for spring 2005 in Toronto.

In the play, which contains "mature themes of a disturbing nature," according to the audience advisory, Dan, played by Toronto Hairspray veteran Rooney, is sure that someone is following him. That someone is his mother, played by Spidell. Franken plays dad.

My Mother's Feet is billed as "a harrowing and beautiful story about the double-edged blade of a mother's love," according to CanStage. "A play that runs on the power of words, the hope of salvation and a pair of prosthetic feet."

The staging is directed by Micheline Chevrier (CanStage's Rice Boy, Written on Water. The piece was developed through the CanStage Play Development Program.

The creative team includes set and costume designer Deeter Schurig, lighting designer John Munro and composer Cathy Nosaty.

Performances play CanStage's Berkeley Upstairs space, 26 Berkeley Street, March 7-April 2, 2005. Tickets are $26 (Canadian). For information, call (416) 368-3110, or visit

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