Fugitives by Gao Xingjian

Theatre Conspiracy embarked on its mission to create theatrical cross-currents by producing plays written in languages other than French or English by staging Nobel Prize winner Gao Xingjian’s North American premiere of Fugitives. 

Photos by Tim Matheson (click an image for full size)

 Critical Response

“Fugitives has atmosphere to burn.”
Peter Birnie, Vancouver Sun

“The existential dilemma of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot.
Colin Thomas, Georgia Straight


Artistic and Production Personnel

Directed by Richard Wolfe
Featuring Hiro Kanagawa, Norman Yeung and Valerie Sing-Turner.
Soundscape by Amos Hertzman
Set and lights by Jamie Skidmore
Costumes by Andrea Hiestand

March 2002 at Performance Works, Vancouver, for Theatre Conspiracy