R I V U L E T S : 3 short plays about a flood

Seabird is in a Happy Place
God will Provide


Seabird is in a Happy Place won the 40th Samuel French OOB Playwriting competition in New York City

Winner of the 2016 Jessie Richardson Theatre Award for Outstanding Original Script
and the Sydney Risk Prize for an Outstanding Original Play by an Emerging Playwright

Nominated for Outstanding Direction, Outstanding Set Design, Outstanding Lighting Design,
Outstanding Sound Design, Outstanding Production and Significant Artistic Achievement

Written by James Gordon King
Directed by Marie Farsi
With Aryo KhakpourEmilie LeclercLucy McNulty + Alec Willows
Set Design Carolyn Rapanos
Costume Design Emilie Leclerc
Lighting Andrew Pye
Sound Paul Paroczai
Stage Management Scarlett Larry
Set and Props Builder Triane Tambay

Photos Jennifer Kennedy

RIVULETS is a promenade site-specific performance composed of three short inter-related plays staged in a roving and intimate venue in Vancouver’s Historic Chinatown.

In a magical-surrealist future, nature has re-established its dominance over man. After a devastating flood, people have no choice but to salvage memories from a world they want to remember: a fish-turned- man contemplates virtue in the face of desperate poverty, a woman dies and comes back to life as rain, a daughter confronts her father about the brutal world he has left her. The characters and stories in RIVULETS lend voices to the debate and questioning of what binds us as humans: Is it language? Is it family? Or is it instinct? ...