Photo Flash: Young People's Theatre Presents The World Premiere Of RISKY PHIL By Paula Wing
Young People's Theatre (YPT) proudly presents the World Premiere of Risky Phil by the award-winning playwright Paula Wing. This comedy-drama about fathers and sons will be presented on the Mainstage from April 9 to 27."Risky" Phil is extremely cautious. He has always lived with his colourful Aunt Gigi, a hairdresser with a flair for the dramatic. When a new client shows up, the story of Phil's history starts to unravel and he discovers he isn't the orphan Aunt Gigi always said he was. In line with YPT's season theme "finding yourself", Risky Phil challenges you to consider how much of YOU is actually determined by your roots. Directed by Stewart Arnott. Featuring Brian Bisson, Daniel Ellis, Jamie Robinson, Ordena Stephens-Thompson and Tal Shulman. Set & Costume Designer: Rachel Forbes; Lighting Designer: Jareth Li; Sound Designer: Lyon Smith; Assistant Director: Luke Reece; Stage Manager: Michael Sinclair; Apprentice Stage Manager: Ada Aguilar. Paula Wing is a playwright, actor, teacher and translator. She is a Resident Artist Educator with YPT this season. The main character of Risky Phil originated in her popular play Number One and Jamie, which was produced by YPT in 2003/04
Photos by Cylla von Tiedemann.
Ordena Stephens-Thompson and Daniel Ellis
Daniel Ellis and Jamie Robinson
Daniel Ellis, Tal Shulman and Brian Bisson