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The Immigrant

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Jim Sheridan 

  • Synopsis

    A smiling, trusting East Indian named Kounanopolous arrives in Toronto to visit his brother and take in some skiing. He has $15.50 in his pocket, a magic Indian aphrodisiac in a birdcage and a burning desire to see Canada. Kounanopolous sees the seamier side of the country before he ends up back in the immigration office as an illegal alien.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    30 September 1982

  • Production Notes

    Produced in association with Theatre Passe Muraille, Canada.

  • Producer

    Produced by Project Arts Centre

  • Original Venue

    Project Arts Centre

Original Cast  
The Other David Fox
Kounanopolous Neil Foster
Production Team  
Director Jim Sheridan
Stage Manager Barbara Fox

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and press release.