Mojo by Jez Butterworth

I directed the Canadian premiere of Jez Butterworth’s award-winning black comedy Mojo. Before Jerusalem, a 24-year-old Jez Butterworth electrified British theatre with a swaggering story of pill-popping Soho gangsters.

Photos by Richard Wolfe (click an image for full size)
Critical Response

“The writing is hot, the action non-stop and a knife-edge sense of timing helps Western Theatre Conspiracy land a winner…”
Peter Birnie, The Vancouver Sun

Mojo is a tense and terrific theatrical experience that will wring you out like a three-day bender.”
Brian Peterson, The Westender

Mojo smacked me in the head, spat in my face, and left me laughing and liking it.”
Colin Thomas, The Georgia Straight

“…executed with verve, style and cunning.”
Jo Ledingham, The Vancouver Courier


Artistic and Production Personnel

Directed by Richard Wolfe
Featuring: Camyar Chai, Bob Frazer, Michael P. Northey, Ari Soloman, Peter Stebbings and Alex Zahara.
Designed by Engima Archana

Winner of two 1998 Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards including Best Ensemble Cast.