Enron, the Texas-based energy company ascended to great heights (and a staggering stock price) before declaring bankruptcy in 2001 amid one of the largest financial scandals in history, having deceived its 20,000 employees, Wall Street, and the general public. Mixing classical tragedy with savage comedy, Enron follows a group of flawed men and women – including Enron’s president, Jeffrey Skilling – in a narrative of greed and loss that reviews the tumultuous 1990s and casts a new light on the financial turmoil of the last decade.
Enron stars Linden Banks, Michael Berdan, Kurtis Maguire and Lara Abadir with Richard Coleman, Claudia Golombiewski, Lana Gonoratsky, Kevin Hatch, Claire Hately, Aiden Mavety, Jack Metcalfe, Garett Morran, Jordan Navratil, Olivia Poon, Ryan Price, Caroline Sniatynski, and Jocelyn Tam.
It is directed by Brian Parkinson, with assistant director Trudi Conradie, choreographer Nicol Spinola, set design by Josie Lee, lighting design & technical direction by Michael Methot, costume design by CS Fergusson-Vaux, projection design by Vanka Salim & Harika Xu, sound design & composer Patrick Boudreau, set decoration & prop design by Linda Begg, stage management by Victoria Porter, assis. stage manager Julia Migner, and is produced by Linda Begg.
Enron runs at the Jericho Arts Centre (1675 Discovery) from Mar 23 – Apr 15, Thursday through Sunday. All performances at 8 pm except Sundays April 1,8, and 15, when there is a 2pm matinée only (no evening performance). Tickets are $20-$26, and are available on line at www.unitedplayers.com or at the door.
WARNING: Adult Themes and Explicit Language
Preview: Mar 22, all tickets $12.
Talk back session: after the show on Mar 29th.
Reservations and info: phone 604 224 8007, ext. 2 or visit www.unitedplayers.com