On a cold London evening, Kyra Hollis receives an unexpected visit from her former lover, Tom Sergeant, a restless, self-made restaurant and hotel tycoon, whose wife has recently died. As the evening progresses, the two attempt to rekindle their once passionate relationship only to find themselves locked in a dangerous battle of opposing ideologies and mutual desires.
David Hare’s compelling, intelligent, socially conscious, and intensely human work will be presented in an intimate, immersive environment, as per Troubadour’s mandate. You are invited to join Edward, Tom and Kyra in Kyra’s flat on the 3rd Floor of The ARTS Project.
Please note that seating is limited, advance reservation is recommended. Site-specific performance includes stairs.
August 18, 19, 20 & 24, 25, 26, 27, 8pm Doors open at 7:30 PM Performance begins at 8:00 PM Run-time: 2 hours 30 minutes
Tickets also available at the door or by calling The ARTS Project at 519-642-2767. Tickets are non-refundable. Late arrivals will not be admitted to the theatre.
CAST Kyra Hollis - Francesca Ranalli Edward Sergeant - Jeff Dingle Tom Sergeant - Jeff Miller
CREATIVE TEAM Director - Brenda Bazinet Stage Manager - Cassidy Gallant Set and Props Design - Alina Subrt Costume Design - Rebecca Wolsley Lighting and Sound Design - Meaghan Marchand Producer - Peter Janes
REVIEWS “David Hare’s luminously beautiful and wildly truthful Skylight is deeply and truly about people…It is a fascinating play [that] tears at the heart…Theatre going today doesn’t get much better than this.” – New York Post “A magnificent chamber play by one of the few major playwrights in our language. […] Skylight might well one day take its place among the small, residual handful of fin de siècle classics.” – New York Post “There are times in the theatre when you suddenly find yourself in the grip of silence. There is no fidgeting or coughing, no shifting about in seats: the audience’s attention is so tense it is almost palpable. This is because it is both thrilling and dangerous: a fight to the death, or the dawning of salvation. David Hare’s Skylight is punctuated by such moments. They are the signs that a dramatist of the first rank is writing at full stretch, in complete command of his material, undogmatic and unafraid, unforgiving and compassionate.” – Sunday Times “Tom and Kyra’s encounter leaves them both shaken, both learning more about themselves than is comfortable.” – Stage Door “It picks you up and hurls you along for two hours, and then resolves with such dramatic rightness that you walk out completely satisfies and at the same time all shook up.” – The Daily Beast “Some plays dissolve with time. David Hare’s Skylight actually seem to have got richer since its premiere in 1995.” – The Guardian “Skylight” is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC. Troubadour Theatre Collective engages under the terms of the DOT Policy and the INDIE 2.1, professional Artists who are members of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association.