New Yorkers: A City and Its People in Our Time

Craig Taylor, Nadine Whiteman Roden, Craig Geraghty, Daren A. Herbert, David Storch and Nicola Correia-Damude

New Yorkers: A City and Its People in Our Time

Craig Taylor, Nadine Whiteman Roden, Craig Geraghty, Daren A. Herbert, David Storch and Nicola Correia-Damude

8:30pm

Monday, October 25, 2021

Drawn from millions of words, hundreds of interviews, and six years in the making, Craig Taylor’s New Yorkers is a grand portrait of an irrepressible city and a hymn to the vitality and resilience of its people. This special collection of performances and readings captures the rise and fall and rise of love of the city.

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The participation of these Artists is arranged by permission of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association under the provisions of the Dance Opera Theatre Policy (DOT).

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Drawn from millions of words, hundreds of interviews, and six years in the making, Craig Taylor’s New Yorkers is a grand portrait of an irrepressible city and a hymn to the vitality and resilience of its people. This special collection of performances and readings captures the rise and fall and rise of love of the city.

English captioning is available for this video. Please click the ‘CC’ button in the video toolbar to turn it on.

The participation of these Artists is arranged by permission of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association under the provisions of the Dance Opera Theatre Policy (DOT).

ACTRA Toronto

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Featured Authors

Craig Taylor is the bestselling author of Londoners, Return to Akenfield and One Million Tiny Plays About Britain. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, The Globe and Mail and McSweeney's. He lives in British Columbia, Canada.  

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Nadine Roden* is a Canadian actress and singer. She got her start in musical theatre in the North American and Canadian premiere of Mamma Mia understudying Tanya and Rosie. Some of her theatre credits include Drowsy Chaperone at Theatre Calgary and MTC; All Shook Up at Drayton Entertainment and Stage West; and Blow Wind High Water at Theatre Calgary. Additional credits in television and film include Designated Survivor, Murdoch Mysteries, Faith Heist, Love Upstream and Heart of the Holidays. Upcoming credits include Dr. Schirra in Y: The Last Man and Drea in Take Note. * The participation of this Artist is arranged by permission of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association under the provisions of the Dance Opera Theatre Policy (DOT).

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Craig Geraghty* was born and raised in Woodside, Queens. He and his wife Maureen are raising their 11 month-old baby Francis Kathleen there. Starting his entertainment career in stand-up comedy, Craig eventually found his way into acting. He has made his own films, has been seen in national commercials and led campaigns for brands including the city of Las Vegas and New Balance. He also has had recurring roles on Netflix’s Iron Fist and Showtime’s Ray Donovan in addition to various TV and Film credits. Craig has ran the New York City Marathon five times and is yet to win one. * The participation of this Artist is arranged by permission of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association under the provisions of the Dance Opera Theatre Policy (DOT).  

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Daren A. Herbert is a stage and screen artist, whose love for acting continues to grow. Recent television appearances include recurring roles on CBC series Kim's Convenience and Pretty Hard Cases. His theatre work includes Dora and Toronto Theatre Critics Award winning roles in The Brothers Size and Jesus Hopped the A Train at Soulpepper, as well as, The Wild Party with Musical Stage Co. Daren has practiced at LS&Co. Studios + Gracemoon Arts Company for over a decade, serves as an artist liaison for The Black Pledge Collective and is a Musical Stage Co. board member.

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David Storch* is a director, an actor and a teacher. Earlier this year he directed Tom Stoppard: From Page to Stage with Hermione Lee for Toronto International Festival of Authors. Just before the pandemic closed theatres, he directed Lynn Nottage’s Sweat at Canadian Stage (a co-production with Studio 180). He has acted at theatres across the country, and has directed shows at Coal Mine Theatre, Soulpepper, Canadian Stage, Native Earth, RMTC, The Citadel, The Arts Club and Gwaandak Theatre, among others. He lives in Toronto. * The participation of this Artist is arranged by permission of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association under the provisions of the Dance Opera Theatre Policy (DOT).

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Nicola Correia-Damude is a Guyanese-Canadian film, television and stage actor. Film and television credits include Shadowhunters, Burden of Truth, October Faction, The Boys, Coroner, The Bold Type, Endlings, The Strain, Ghostwriter, Nurses, Remedy, Haven, Private Eyes, Saving Hope, Dino Dana, Endlings, Degrassi: TNG, Republic of Sarah, Pillow Talk and the feature films Margarita, Hellmington, Christmas Calendar, My Spy and Die in a Gunfight. Nicola is also a motion caption performer for Ubisoft. Theatre work includes The Shaw Festival of Canada, Canadian Stage, Tarragon Theatre, Bard on the Beach, Factory Theatre, The Caravan Farm Theatre and The Stratford Shakespeare Festival. * The participation of this Artist is arranged by permission of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association under the provisions of the Dance Opera Theatre Policy (DOT).

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Monday, October 25, 2021

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