Harriet’s House 2010
Playwright: Tara Goldstein Director: Jocelyn Wickett
Cast & artistic team
|Playwright & Producer:||Tara Goldstein|
|Production Manager:||Gillian Lewis|
|Stage Manager:||Tara Mohan|
|Graphic Designer:||Lisa Rupchand|
|Lighting Designer:||Wade Gamble|
|Assistant Producer:||Monica Nunes|
|Production Designer:||Esther Kim|
|Sound Designer:||Dan Parker|
*Joanne Latimer, Supinder Wraich, and Rebecca Applebaum appeared with the permission of the Canadian Actors’ Equity Association.
A contemporary drama of a mother and three daughters negotiating the challenges and politics of transnational adoption in a same-sex family. Harriet reluctantly gives 17-year old Luisa permission to return to the Catholic orphanage in Bogotá where she spent three years of her childhood. But when she falls seriously ill, Harriet travels to Bogotá with her new partner Marty to bring Luisa home. Harriet’s House premiered at Hart House Theatre in Toronto on July 2, 2010 as part of the 30th Toronto Pride Festival and drew an audience of 450 over its three-performance run.
The script for Harriet’s House can be found in Staging Harriet’s House 2012
The Discussion Guide for Harriet’s House can be found HERE→
The Spanish translation of Harriet’s House by Jorge Arcila can be found HERE→
The Spanish translation of the Discussion Guide by Jorge Arcila can be found HERE→
Staging Harriet’s House
In Staging Harriet’s House Tara Goldstein tells the story of how she wrote and staged her research-informed play Harriet’s House for Toronto’s 2010 Pride Festival. In telling her story, Tara provides a comprehensive guide to researching, writing, funding, producing and assessing research-informed theatre. The book contains the script that was used to stage the Pride production of Harriet’s House and a selected bibliography of writing on research-informed theatre.
Harriet’s House 2010 Gallery
Digital Recording of Harriet’s House
Scene 1: Home
Scene 2: Hola!
Scene 3: Out
Scene 4: Seder’s for Family
Scene 5: Welcome Home
Scene 6: Real Mother
Scene 7: Moving
Scene 8: No Regrets
Scene 9: Bogota
Scene 10: Sisters
Scene 11: Reconciliation
Scene 12: Guardian
Where research meets theatre and theatre meets research.