Book, Music, and Lyrics by : TOMSON HIGHWAY
From the renowned Canadian playwright Tomson Highway, comes a charming and whimsical musical cabaret that weaves music, song and Cree language into its storytelling.
Performing Outdoors in Parks around Greater VictoriaThis Production is Now Closed
From the renowned Canadian playwright Tomson Highway, comes The Incredible Adventures of Mary Jane Mosquito. In this story of a young girl feeling like a misfit and searching for her place in the world, Mary Jane is a mosquito who doesn’t have wings, but her voice soars to the stars in this new play by Tomson Highway that weaves music, song and Cree language into its storytelling. After many adventures, Mary Jane learns to make new friends by sharing her language, her kind heart and her songs with the world.
RUNNING TIME: Approximately 45 Minutes with No Intermission.
The Incredible Adventures of Mary Jane Mosquito is made possible through support of The Victoria Foundation’s Community Recovery Program, and the BC Arts Council.
Performances Take Place Outdoors at Parks Around Greater Victoria.
Performances Daily at 2:00pm and 4:30pm!
Mary Jane Mosquito
Jessica Schacht, Director
Aaron Smail, Music Director
Alice Hawes, Costume Designer
Patricia Reilly, Set Designer
Anna Shill, Vocal Coach
Lyle John, Cree Language Coach
Kelsey Cain, Stage Manager
George Scott, Production Manager
Emma Dickerson, Tour Technician
Andrea Lemus, Audience Services
Pat Rundell, Producer
Tomson Highway is represented by The Mensour Agency Ltd.
The Playwright Acknowledges: John Miller and Stratford Summer Music, Andrey Tarasiuk, Claude Labine, Ross Murray, Tom Osborne, Patricia Cano and Thérèse Lalonde.
This production is made possible through the support of:
The Victoria Foundation
The BC Arts Council
The City of Colwood
The Town of Sidney
British Columbia Government House