Cast & Creative Team Announced for ‘Jonas and Barry in the Home’
Sep 16, 2023
Theatre AquariusMarketing Director
Hamilton, ON September 16, 2023 — Playwright Norm Foster returns to Theatre Aquarius with a buddy comedy about living the golden years to their fullest! Meet Barry, a retired dentist who spends his time at Gateway Gardens Senior’s Residence taking naps and shuffling around in his slippers. Enter Jonas, a gregarious retired stage actor who spends his days wooing the ladies in the home. This odd couple form an unlikely friendship, embarking on a hilarious and heartwarming adventure to spice up their lives.
“I am so excited to have my work returning to Theatre Aquarius with my play Jonas and Barry in the Home. Mary Francis Moore has assembled a wonderful cast, and with herself as the director, well, that is just the icing on the cake!” – Norm Foster
“It is such a thrill to work with Barry Flatman and Jeff Braunstein who have been real life friends for over 53 years. Barry, Jeff and Anna already feel like part of the Aquarius family, and we are only on day 6 of rehearsal!” – Mary Francis Moore
Jonas and Barry in the Home is written by Norm Foster, Directed by Mary Francis Moore with Associate Director Karen Ancheta.
Jonas and Barry in the Home will premiere at Hamilton’s Theatre Aquarius on September 26 and will run until October 14. Tickets are available through the Box Office at 905.522.7529 (toll free 1.800.465.7529), online at theatreaquarius.org, or in person at Theatre Aquarius, 190 King William Street, Hamilton.
About Theatre Aquarius:
Theatre Aquarius is recognized as a leader in Canadian theatre. A registered not-for-profit, Theatre Aquarius produces work of the highest quality, premieres new plays, develops the skills of professional artists, invests in youth and families, and contributes to the quality of life in this region. Now in its 50th season, Aquarius is a gathering place to create and share stories that provoke, delight, inspire, and transform.
For interviews, please contact:Melissa BennettInterim Marketing Directormbennett@theatreaquarius.org
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