This month Toronto Masque Theatre presents James Reaney and John Beckwith’s opera Crazy to Kill, which was first performed in 1989.
Based on Ann Cardwell’s 1941 mystery novel about a series of murders in a mental asylum, the opera has 22 roles and requires three singers, two actors, and 18 puppets. In this production, David Ferry directs mezzo-soprano Kimberly Barber as Agatha, soprano Shannon Mercer as Mme. Dupont, Doug MacNaughton as Detective Fry, and actors Ingrid Doucet and Brendan Wall.
Crazy to Kill
Friday, Nov. 11 and Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011 at 8:00 p.m.
Pre-show chat with Artistic Director Larry Beckwith: 7:15 p.m.
Enwave Theatre at Harbourfront Centre
231 Queen’s Quay West
Tickets: $40 regular/$33 senior/$20 under 30