Name: Alina Cerminara

Name of Business or Organization: Gabriola Arts Council

Phone: (250) 247-7409

Email Address:

Subject: Kafka and Son Theatre Production

Message: Gabriola Arts Council presents the first in the fundraising season of 3 shows!
Kafka and Son
Adapted by Mark Cassidy and Alon Nashman
Performed by Alon Nashman
Directed by Mark Cassidy

“Kafka and Son is pure, unadulterated, surreal goodness.” VueWeekly, Canada

Adapted from a monumental (and undelivered) letter, Kafka and Son is a blistering, often hilarious, dissection of domestic authority, and a revelatory visit with one of the architects of the modern psyche.

Winner Outstanding Performance Award, 2013, Prague Fringe
Winner Brickenden Award for Outstanding Production, 2011, London, Canada
Jury Award Winner, Thespis Festival 2014
Best in Fest Awards, Toronto, Winnipeg, Edmonton and Ottawa Fringe Festivals
Nominated for Toronto's Dora and Montreal's MECCA Awards
“Nashman’s performance is spell-binding….The production is flawless.” Broadway Baby
“Stylistically sublime... theatrically outstanding.” FreshAir, UK ★★★★★
“A double performance of extreme and precise virtuosity.” Edmonton Journal ★★★★★
“Packed with edgy energy and booming heart.” Edinburgh Guide★★★★★

Thursday, February 19
Reception 7pm, Show 7:30pm, Q&A 8:30
Ages 14+
The Haven Phoenix Auditorium, 240 Davis Road
Tickets $20
Tickets available online at, in advance at North Road Sports or at the door
Cash bar
Stay after the play for a discussion with Alon Nashman about the play, Kafka, fatherhood, the modern psyche and any other issues and ideas raised by the performance. There will be a cash bar, snacks and intriguing conversation.