2019 - The Writer

The first of two world premieres in our 2019 season and Norm Foster’s 60th play, The Writer tells the story of Donald Wellner a renowned playwright and his son Blake – a travel writer with commitment issues. Full of Foster’s trademark Humour with Heart, The Writer explores this delightfully complex bond between Father and Son with touching clarity and a surprise ending that will leave you breathless!


Guy BannermanDonald Wellner 
Jamie WilliamsBlake Wellner 


Patricia VanstoneDirector 
Peter Hartwell, Set & Costume Designer
Chris Malkowski, Lighting Designer

Production Team

David Costello, Production Manager
Carolyn Mackenzie, Stage Manager
Melanie Coomber, Apprentice Stage Manager
Ryan Mahon, Head Carpenter
Kassidy Noble, Properties Coordinator & Scenic Painter
James McCoy, Wardrobe Coordinator
Aaron Millward, Theatre Craftsperson