edward II

Edward II is an epic drama about the titular king who’s love for his low-born favourite enrages the court and destroys the kingdom. Marlowe’s infamous tragedy explores early-modern depictions of power, masculinity, and sexuality.

Edward II ran in repertory with The Jew of Malta in February 2012 at the Bus Stop Theatre.



Playwright: Christopher Marlowe
Director: Luciana Fernandes
Assistant Director: Zara Tufts
Stage Manager: Tessa Pekeles
Assistant Stage Manager: Holly Arsenault
Music Director: Garry Williams
Costume Designer: Jordyn Bochon
Lighting Designer: Matthew Downey
Fight Coach: David Rossetti

the CAST

Dan Bray: Baldock, Ensemble
Pasha Ebrahimi: Mortimer
Eric Fitzpatrick: Gaveston, Ensemble
Ira Henderson: Spenser, Ensemble
Ben Irvine: Edward II
Megan Kendall: Duchess of Kent
Emma Laishram: Queen Isabella
Shawn Maggio: Warwick, Ensemble
Keith Morrison: Mortimer Sr, Ensemble
Nicole O’Connor: Lancaster, Ensemble
Ashley Marie Pike: Winchester, Ensemble
Jesse Robb: Lightborn, Ensemble
Schoel Strang: Niece, Ensemble
Dana Thompson: Arundell, Ensemble
Jonny Thompson: Archbishop, Ensemble


Edward II was produced with the support of the Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture, and Heritage.



"brilliant" - The Coast

photos by Clare Waque