Di and Viv and Rose Poster

Di and Viv and Rose

By Amelia Bullmore
Directed by Heidi Malazdrewich

On now until Sat, Mar 24/2018

Tom Hendry Warehouse

“Beautifully depicts the complicated bonds we form with the people we adopt as our 'second family'" – CBC

When Di and Viv and Rose meet in university, little do they know they’ll form a lifelong bond. But friendships, like any other relationships, can be complicated. Delve into this heartwarming comedy that celebrates life, love and everything in between accompanied with lots of laughs.

Running time: Approx. 2 hours, 25 minutes (incl. intermission)
Warnings: Coarse language, mature themes & references to sexual violence

Times & Tickets

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Date Time Availability
Sat Mar 17, 2018 4:00 PM Fewer Than 10 Seats BUY
Sat Mar 17, 2018 8:30 PM Best Seating BUY
Sun Mar 18, 2018 2:00 PM Best Seating BUY
Tue Mar 20, 2018 7:30 PM Best Seating BUY
Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:30 PM Best Seating BUY
Thu Mar 22, 2018 2:00 PM Best Seating BUY
Thu Mar 22, 2018 7:30 PM Best Seating BUY
Fri Mar 23, 2018 7:30 PM Best Seating BUY
Sat Mar 24, 2018 4:00 PM Limited Seating BUY


Viv Sarah Constible

Sarah Constible

ROYAL MTC Shakespeare in Love (with Citadel), Sarah Ballenden, Things We Do For Love, Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily, The Penelopiad, Gone With the Wind, The Fighting Days, The 39 Steps, After Miss Julie, Bleeding Hearts, The Threepenny Opera.

OTHER THEATRE Selected: Am I Not King? (zone41); Beautiful Man, Reservations, The Monster Trilogy (TPM); Ivanov (WJT); Richard III, Henry V, Othello, The Merchant of Venice (SIR); The Swearing Jar, Strawberries in January, Unity (1918) (PTE).

FILM/TV Lovesick, Aloft, Euphoria, My Awkward Sexual Adventure, High Life, House Party, Todd and the Book of Pure Evil.


Di Cherissa Richards

Cherissa Richards

ROYAL MTC A Christmas Carol, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Mrs. Warren’s Profession.

OTHER THEATRE 1837: The Farmers’ Revolt, Dracula, Richard III, The Power of Harriet T, Eating Pomegranates Naked, Tough Case, Eternal Hydra, Dirty Butterfly, On the Rocks, The Admirable Crichton, An Ideal Husband, The Doctor’s Dilemma, Seven, Our Lady of 121st Street.

FILM/TV Max & Shred, The Christmas Heart, Wrong Turn 4, Heater.

TRAINING/TEACHING M.F.A. Acting-York University, National Theatre School, B.A.H. Theatre-University of Winnipeg, Ecole Philippe Gaulier-Clown. Instructor: 1st year Theatre Performance-University of Winnipeg, York University.

Rose Charlene Van Buekenhout

Charlene Van Buekenhout

ROYAL MTC Assistant Director: The Woman in Black. Actor: Jane Eyre, Pride and Prejudice, Bleeding Hearts.

OTHER THEATRE Recent (selected) credits: Postcolonial Postcards (Dalnavert Museum); JONNO, A Strange Pair, Blithe Spirit, Dr. Kellogg’s System, Lulu: A Monster Tragedy, The Skriker, Jumpers (Echo Theatre); Stripped-Down Macbeth, The Comedy of Errors, The Merry Wives of Windsor, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (SIR); The Paper Bag Princess and More, Love You Forever and Other Stories (PTE).

FILM/TV Lanfeust Quest, Kung Fu Dino Posse, The Green Squad, The Magic Snowflake (daCapo), Juliacks’ Architecture of an Atom, Guy Maddin’s The Saddest Music in the World.

TRAINING BA (Hons.) Theatre, U of W.

ET CETERA Love and thanks to Kevin for his support and for sharing his vast knowledge of music from throughout the ‘80s with me.


Artistic Team

Playwright Amelia Bullmore

Amelia Bullmore

Amelia Bullmore studied Drama at Manchester University. Having started out as an actress, she began writing in 1995 and continues to do both. Her first stage play, Mammals, had an extended sell-out run at the Bush Theatre in April 2005 and a successful national tour in 2006. It was also co-winner of the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and shortlisted for the What’s On Best New Comedy Award. Bullmore’s second play was an adaptation of Ibsen’s Ghosts, premiering at the Bush Theatre in 2009. She wrote two episodes of the second series of This Life for World/BBC2, and devised the series Black Cab for World/BBC2, writing three of the episodes. Bullmore wrote two episodes of the first series of Attachments, also for World/BBC2. She was a Dennis Potter Award Finalist in 2000 for her original 90-minute drama, The Middle (owned by Compulsive Viewing/BBC).


Director Heidi Malazdrewich

Heidi Malazdrewich

ROYAL MTC Director: Twelve Angry Jurors (Royal MTC/MBA), The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (with Citadel), Myth of the Ostrich, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Royal MTC/MBA), The Secret Annex. Assistant Director: The Devil’s Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith. Apprentice Director: Gone With the Wind, Mrs. Warren’s Profession. Actor/Apprentice Director: Romeo and Juliet.

OTHER THEATRE Director: Romeo and Juliet (SIR); New Canadian Kid (MTYP); The Heidi Chronicles (U of W); Perfect Pie, Essay (University of Calgary); The Princess and the Pea (Little Opera Company); The Apiarist (Whole Hearted Productions); The Darling Family (Winnipeg Fringe).

TRAINING/TEACHING Heidi has taught theatre at both the University of Manitoba and the University of Winnipeg. She holds an MFA in directing from the University of Calgary.

ET CETERA Heidi was the Director-in-Residence at Rainbow Stage for the 2015 season.


Set & Costume Designer Brian Perchaluk

Brian Perchaluk

ROYAL MTC Recent and favourites: Once (with Grand), Sarah Ballenden, Black Coffee, 23.5 Hours, Billy Elliot the Musical, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily, A Christmas Story, Harvey, August: Osage County, The Boys in the Photograph (with Mirvish), The Lonesome West, Patience, Picasso at the Lapin Agile, M. Butterfly (with NAC).

OTHER THEATRE Brian’s work has been featured at theatres across the country, including two seasons each at the Shaw and Stratford festivals. Selected recent credits include: The Whipping Man (WJT); Mamma Mia!, Les Misérables (Rainbow); The Drowsy Chaperone (Globe); Vimy (NAC/GCTC); Gracie, The Flats, The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble (PTE); A Little Night Music (Dry Cold); King Lear, Fidelio (Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada); Proud (TPM).

TRAINING Graduate of U of W and NTS.

ET CETERA Recipient of Gemini, Jessie Richardson, Prix Rideau and Winnipeg Theatre Awards.


Lighting Designer Larry Isacoff

Larry Isacoff

ROYAL MTC 23.5 Hours, Armstrong’s War, The Secret Annex, Harvey, Other People’s Money, August: Osage County, The Fighting Days, The Shunning, The Seafarer, Looking Back – West, Bleeding Hearts, Rope’s End, The Retreat from Moscow, Fully Committed, Mating Dance of the Werewolf, The Miracle Worker, Cloud Nine, Bedroom Farce, How I Got That Story, The Affections of May, Mrs. Klein, The Gin Game, Paper Wheat.

OTHER THEATRE Cercle Molière, Globe Theatre, 25th Street Theatre, Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers, PTE, MTYP, Persephone Theatre, Dry Cold Productions.

ET CETERA Larry divides his time between engaging theatre projects, sitting on the Board of Directors for Sarasvàti Productions and teaching yoga.


Sound Designer Chris Brett

Chris Brett

ROYAL MTC Outside Mullingar, Hand to God, 23.5 Hours, Things We Do For Love, Myth of the Ostrich.

TEACHING Chris has taught Audio Engineering at Mid Ocean Recording, Ambience Professional and Studio 11.

ET CETERA Chris is a music composer as well as an audio engineer, music producer and sound designer.


Apprentice Director Angelica Schwartz

Angelica Schwartz

ROYAL MTC First engagement.

OTHER THEATRE Savage in Limbo, Riot Resist Revolt Redux, The Hollow (Vault Projects); Inertia, Heavenly Bodies (Happy/Accidents); The Drowning Girls (Creative Minds/Pocket Frock Productions); Infidelity, Stare Cases (Mirror Stage Productions).

TRAINING Graduate of Studio 58’s Theatrical Production program in Vancouver, BC.

ET CETERA Angelica is the Artistic Producer of Happy/Accidents.

Stage Manager Chris Pearce

Chris Pearce

ROYAL MTC 25 productions at the Mainstage, including last year’s Bittergirl: The Musical; 11th production at the Warehouse, including August: Osage County and The Seagull.

OTHER THEATRE Three Sisters (zone41/TPM); La Traviata, Madama Butterfly, Transit of Venus, Carmen (Manitoba Opera); Gracie, The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble, The December Man (L’homme de décembre), The Valley (PTE); The Light in the Piazza, A Man of No Importance (Dry Cold); Kindness, Peter Pan (MTYP); five productions (Rainbow).

ET CETERA Three seasons at the Edinburgh Fringe. Seasons at the Stratford, Shaw and Charlottetown festivals and a run in London’s West End. In his free time, Chris volunteers at Habitat for Humanity.


Assistant Stage Manager Katherine Dermott

Katherine Dermott

ROYAL MTC Outside MullingarThe Audience (with Mirvish).

OTHER THEATRE Recent credits include: Wilde Tales (Shaw); 1979 (Shaw/GCTC); Twelfth Night (Shakespeare BASH’d); Macbeth, The Hypochondriac, Festival Theatre Production Assistant (Stratford). Anne & Gilbert: The Musical, Alice Through the Looking-Glass, The Sound of Music (NAC); Tosca, Madama Butterfly (Opera Lyra, Ottawa); This is War (GCTC); A Midsummer Night’s Dream, As You Like ItHal & Falstaff, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Henry V (A Company of Fools); Pacino One Night Only (NAC).

ET CETERA In 2016 Katherine was awarded the Jean A. Chalmers Apprentice Achievement Award from the Stratford Festival of Canada.