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The December Man (L'homme de décembre) by Colleen Murphy


  • Procunier Hall at the Palace Theatre 710 Dundas Street London, ON, N5W 2Z4 Canada (map)

Directed by Stephen Mitchell
Produced by Mona Brennan-Coles

Presented by the London Community Players

Engineering student Jean Fournier escapes the 1989 Montreal Massacre.  But his life spirals downward as his feelings overwhelm him. His parents, Benoît and Kathleen, are put to the test as they try to help their only son find a way to cope. Playwright Colleen Murphy takes us back through the lives of the fictional Fournier family and in so doing gives a poignancy to the words, fears, and jests we share every day without knowing how significant they may become.

In simple and sensitive dialogue, The December Man (L'homme de décembre) examines our feelings in times of darkness.  The depth of the Fournier's love for one another will strike a universal chord.

** Note that this production deals with difficult themes of violence and suicide, and contains strong language.

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November 8, 2018 | 8:00 pm

November 9, 2018 | 8:00 pm

November 10, 2018 | 8:00 pm

November 11, 2018 | 2:00 pm

November 14, 2018 | 8:00 pm

November 15, 2018 | 8:00 pm

November 16, 2018 | 8:00 pm

November 17, 2018 | 8:00 pm

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PHOTO CREDIT: Ross Davidson

Kathleen.....Kelly Martin
Benoît.....Tim Bourgard
Jean.....Sailor Van Veen

PHOTO CREDIT: Ross Davidson

Director.....Stephen Mitchell
Producer.....Mona Brennan-Coles
Stage Manager…..Vicki Nicholls
Set Design…..David Long
Lighting Design…..Rob Coles
Sound Recording…..Paul Venesoen
Voice Actors…..Deborah Mitchell, Matthew J. Stewart
Costume Design…..Devin Adorjan
Properties Coordinator…..Carol Girard
Properties & Running Crew…..Deb Willems
Production Liaison…..Kathleen Sykora
Production & Program Photography…..Ross Davidson

Earlier Event: November 1
The Memory of Water by Shelagh Stephenson
Later Event: November 23
Susannah Fundraiser