Ben Caplan © Stoo Metz Photography / Costume Designer: Carly Beamish

Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story

2019-10-16 19:30 2019-10-27 21:30 60 Canada/Eastern 🎟 NAC: Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story

https://nac-cna.ca/en/event/21514

A 2b theatre company (Halifax, NS) Production

Part high-energy musical and part darkly funny folktale, Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story stars genre-bending sensation Ben Caplan, one of Canada’s most riveting and compelling performers. Written by Ottawa’s own Hannah Moscovitch, this klezmer music-theatre hybrid is inspired by the true story of two Jewish Romanian refugees who immigrated to Canada in 1908. Shifting seamlessly between heartbreak and joy, Old Stock is about...

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Babs Asper Theatre,1 Elgin Street,Ottawa,Canada
October 16 - 27, 2019
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Ben Caplan © Stoo Metz Photography / Costume Designer: Carly Beamish
Ben Caplan © Stoo Metz Photography
Ben Caplan, Mary Fay © Stoo Metz Photography
Ben Caplan © Stoo Metz Photography
Theatre Drama Comedy Musicals Canadian Storytelling
“★★★★★ A thing of raw and unmissable beauty.” Herald Scotland
  • English
  • ≈ 85 minutes · No intermission
  • Mature themes
  • Strong language

A 2b theatre company (Halifax, NS) Production

Part high-energy musical and part darkly funny folktale, Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story stars genre-bending sensation Ben Caplan, one of Canada’s most riveting and compelling performers. Written by Ottawa’s own Hannah Moscovitch, this klezmer music-theatre hybrid is inspired by the true story of two Jewish Romanian refugees who immigrated to Canada in 1908.

Shifting seamlessly between heartbreak and joy, Old Stock is about losing everything and finding the courage to make a new start.

video: Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story
Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story
Ben Caplan © Stoo Metz Photography / Costume Designer: Carly Beamish
Ben Caplan © Stoo Metz Photography
Ben Caplan, Mary Fay © Stoo Metz Photography
Ben Caplan © Stoo Metz Photography

Artists

  • Hannah Moscovitch ©
    Playwright Hannah Moscovitch
  • Christian Barry ©Alejandro Santiago
    Director, Co-Lighting and Set Designer Christian Barry
  • Ben Caplan ©
    The Wanderer Ben Caplan
  • Mary Fay Coady ©
    Chaya, Violin Mary Fay Coady
  • Eric Da Costa ©
    Chaim, Clarinet and Various Eric Da Costa
  • Jeff Kingsbury ©
    Drumset Jeff Kingsbury
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  • Created by Hannah Moscovitch, Christian Barry and Ben Caplan.
  • Songs by Ben Caplan & Christian Barry* *Except for Traveler’s Curse by Geoff Berner and The Happy People by Danny Rubenstein **Additional Music Composed by Graham Scott
  • Set Designers Louisa Adamson and Christian Barry
  • Lighting Designers Louisa Adamson and Christian Barry
  • Sound Designers Jordan Palmer, Graham Scott, Christian Barry et Ben Caplan
  • Costume Designer Carly Beamish
  • Assistant Director Laura Vingoe-Cram
  • Voice and Speech Coach Susan Stackhouse
  • Production Manager and Stage Manager Louisa Adamson
  • Tech Manager, Sound Engineer & Operator Rory Howson
  • Rehearsal Stage Manager Christine Oakey
  • Rehearsal Production Assistant Patricia Vinluan
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