Building Jerusalem

The Story

New Year’s Eve, 1899. Four esteemed guests are assembled at the Grange mansion in Toronto – a trick engineered by Alice, a mysterious young woman with an enormous agenda.

The Team

Written by | Michael Redhill
Concept and Direction by | Ross Manson
Live Music by | Bill Brennan
Starring | Sarah Chase, Martin Julien, Ross Manson, Claudia Moore, Kim Renders



January 2000: Produced by Volcano at Factory Theatre, Toronto

Awards and Nominations

2000 Dora Award winner (Independent Theatre Division) for: 

Outstanding New Play or Musical: Building Jerusalem

Outstanding Production: Building Jerusalem

2000 Dora Award nominee (Independent Theatre Division) for: 

Outstanding Direction: Ross Manson

Outstanding Performance – Male:  Martin Julien

Outstanding Performance – Female: Kim Renders

Outstanding Set Design: Teresa Przyblski

Outstanding Costume Design: Michelle Smith

Winner of the Chalmers National Play Award (Canada): Building Jerusalem

Nominated for the Governor General’s Award (Canada): Building Jerusalem