From the gut-busting pen of Eli Pasic and the producing/acting talents of Isaiah Kolundzic, comes this fast-paced, knockabout, zany comedic bauble!
False Claims traces the despicable schemes of Dennis—a devious, layabout nephew who poses as his late aunt’s husband in order to collect her life insurance money!
Friday August 2nd, 8pm - Opening Night!
Saturday August 3rd, 8pm
Sunday August 4th, 2pm
Tuesday August 6th, 8pm - PWYC Charity Fundraiser, all proceeds go to Easter Seals, gala to follow show
Wednesday August 7th, 8pm
Thursday August 8th, 8pm
Friday August 9th, 8pm
Saturday August 10th, 8pm
Sunday August 11th, 2pm - Closing
CAST & CREW:
WRITTEN BY Eli Pasic
DIRECTED BY Blair Haynes
FEATURING Isaiah Thomas Kolundzic, Kevin Forster, Heather Dick, Kevin Hare, Melissa Taylor, Zachary Groombridge, Kathleen Welch and Judith Fiore
DESIGNED BY Emily Dix
PRODUCED BY Isaiah Thomas Kolundzic, Emily Dix
ASSOCIATE PRODUCERS Blythe Haynes, Eli Pasic
STAGE MANAGED BY Jeremy Pearson
RECOMMENDED FOR: ages 12+
ADVISORY: adult subject matter
VENUE: Alumnae Theatre | 70 Berkeley St., Toronto
SOCIAL MEDIA: Instagram @FalseClaimsTO | False Claims
ELI PASIC is a playwright, screenwriter, and bookwriter/composer-lyricist of musical comedies. He studied piano and composition at Berklee College Of Music and was mentored by Broadway orchestrator Larry Blank as well as Broadway conductor Eric Stern. He’s been involved in countless productions as a rehearsal pianist and pit musician, and he’s a ubiquitous performer on the Toronto jazz scene. He recently wrote the book and lyrics to a new musical comedy with composer Henry Krieger (co-author of “Dreamgirls” and “Side Show”), which has been published by Broadway Licensing. If show business fails, he will move to Greece and become a dairy farmer.
ISAIAH KOLUNDZIC is a theatre producer and actor. Select theatre credits: Rear Window (Bygone Theatre), Venus in Fur, The Boys in the Band (The Edge Productions), Six Stories, Told at Night (Gangway! Theatre Co.), Mary of Shanty Bay (Theatre by the Bay). Film: Matches, Well Spent (Stompin’ Ground Films), WW1: The Road to Victory (Discovery), Titanic: The New Evidence (Channel 4/History). Training: University of Windsor B.F.A. Isaiah has produced international theatre tours, most recently a production of The Pillowman, touring to Orlando, Florida.