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November 9, 1989, Invalidenstrasse border crossing, East Berlin. Two hapless border guards are caught flat footed in the middle of life altering events caused by a monumental bureaucratic blunder. Un-Countried is the bizarre tale of miscommunication, accidents and happenstance that caused and characterized the fall of the Berlin Wall.

What happens, when in one spectacular moment, you lose your job, your security, your social position, the social contract of your country, and, well… your country?
 
Nothing is as simple as it seems. Truth has no currency.

Written by Stéphanie Turple
Performed by Michael Hanrahan and Jon Dickey
Directed by Kevin Orr

Set by John Doucet

Costumes by Vanessa Imeson

Sound Design by Thomas Sinou

Stage Managed by Laurie Shannon

Production History:  Un-Countried premiered at the undercurrents festival in February 2017

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Jon Dickey                   John Doucet         Michael Hanrahan       Vanessa Imeson          Laurie Shannon    Thomas Sinou               Kevin Orr                Steph Turple

PRIX RIDEAU AWARDS 2017
 
Michael Hanrahan
Outstanding Male Performance. 
 
Laurie Shannon
Behind the Rideau 

PRIX RIDEAU NOMINATIONS 2017
 
Theatre 4.669 - Outstanding Production 
Stephanie Turple - Outstanding Creation 
Kevin Orr - Outstanding Direction; 
John Dicky - Emerging Artist