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hosted by Storefront Theatre, Toronto, ON
October 15-November 1, 2015


written and directed by Dan Spurgeon
based on the screenplay by Abe Polsky


Mama...Frank Blocker
Ann...Jeanie Calleja
Baby...Jeff Dingle
Alba...Alicia Richardson
Germaine...Claire Burns
Judith...Candi Zell
Babysitter...Olivia Marshman
Foley...Nicholas Porteous
Doctor...Paul Rivers
Dennis...Alex Dault
Party Guest...Daniel Cristofori

Hosted by The Storefront Arts Initiative
Benjamin Blais, Artistic Director
Claire Burns, Managing Producer

Producer...Drew Blakeman
Production Manager...Courtney Pyke
Stage Manager...Murphy Diggon
Costume Design...Holly Lloyd
Wigs & Makeup...Angela McQueen
Sound Design...Dan Spurgeon
Set Design...Kim Keogh
Lighting Design...Joseph Patrick
Technical Director... Lin-Mei Lay
Publicity... Fordham PR

This is a Canadian Actors' Equity Association produced under the Artists' Collective Policy.  

The Storefront Arts Initiative, Toronto, ON

Jeanie Calleja

Frank Blocker

Jeff Dingle

Alicia Richardson

Claire Burns

Candi Zell

Olivia Marshman

Nicholas Porteous

Paul Rivers

Alex Dault

Daniel Cristofori



THE BABY stars Frank Blocker (NY Drama Desk Award nominee, Best Solo Performance, 2009) reprising his celebrated performance as Mama Wadsworth; Jeanie Calleja (4-time Canadian Comedy Award nominee) as social worker Ann Gentry; Claire Burns (writer/director, Human Furniture) and Alicia Richardson (US regional theatre, Fulbright Scholar) as Wadsworth daughters Germaine and Alba; and Jeff Dingle (Best of Toronto Fringe Kids winner, 2015) as Baby, the adult son who wears a diaper and sleeps in a crib.  

Also featured are Daniel Cristofori (Murdoch Mysteries, Saving Hope), Alex Dault (My Theatre Award for Emerging Artist, 2012), Olivia Marshman (2015 Stratford Festival's Eigengrau), Nicholas Porteous (2-time NOW Magazine Toronto Fringe Award winner, Best Ensemble), Paul Rivers (Meza, Murdoch Mysteries, Suits), and Candi Zell (Regression starring Ethan Hawke and Emma Watson).