Mamu (1994)

Mamu poster

Poster art by: Carl Chaplin

Mamu photo 1

Pictured above: Archer Pechawis as the Father Murrelet feeds Junior

Three years in the making, Mamu was a multidisciplinary play on species and habitat protection.

Mamu was nominated for Vancouver Jessie Richardson Awards in the following categories:

Mamu photo 3

 

  • Outstanding Production
    of a Play or Musical

  • Outstanding Set Design
    of a Play or Musical


  • Outstanding Lighting Design
    of a Play or Musical


  • Outstanding Sound Design
    or Original Composition


  • Outstanding Costume Design
    of a Play or Musical

 

Pictured right: (left to right from bottom) Cindy Block as The Beetle; Sarah Hayward as The Flying Fox; Archer Pechawis as The Murellet; Joey Lespérance as Harvey; Lorena Gale as Spot the Owl and (above) Evan Adams as Jamie

Mamu photo 2

 

 

In 1996 Headlines was honoured to receive the Canadian Healthy Environment Award for Mamu

 


Pictured left: Joey Lespérance as Harvey experiencing the interconnectedness of life.


Photo: David Cooper Photography

 

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Conceived and Directed by David Diamond and
Kevin Finnan
Original Score by
David Rimmer
Mamu was first performed at the Vancouver East Cultural Centre with the following cast:
Evan Adams, Cindy Block, Lorena Gale, Sarah Hayward, Joey Lesperence, Archer Pechawis.
Stage Manager:
Shirley Sutherland
Rear projection:
Tim Matheson

 

DVD Available

 

"...more imagination and genuine passion than you'll see in a full season at most Canadian theatres... one of the most moving and powerful pieces of theatre I've ever had the privilege of experiencing. I left the theatre with a sense of wonder and delight and the hope that Headlines will get the chance to keep performing this very special show in theatres throughout Canada."
Mark Leiren-Young, Theatrum Magazine

 

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