Thank you to everyone who has supported Elsewhere from its beginning to its main stage production. Our show played to full houses and supported important conversations on extremely current events.
Thank you for your support.



Dates: January 24th – January 27th, 2019 – 5 show run
Venue: Centaur Theatre, 453 St Francois Xavier St, Montreal
Social Media: Facebook

A crisis isn’t a crisis when it is Elsewhere

Elsewhere, written by a young Venezuelan-Canadian woman, is the story of six people’s lives — their hope, resilience, resistance and survival — amidst the chaos and absurdity of the Venezuelan crisis.

Grandmother reflects on her past, a Beauty Queen wonders how to feed her children, a Cop questions the violence around him, a Homeless Man begs God for food, a Teenager risks his life to join the fight for freedom, and a Venezuelan-Canadian woman looks on from afar, struggling with what is happening in a country she calls home.

All seek a way to move forward, grasping at remnants of a life they once knew; a life irrevocably changed by scarcity, greed and corruption. The play points at the fragility of systems we put our trust in, while asking us to consider why a crisis is never a crisis when it is Elsewhere.

 Elsewhere is ready for tour!

Elsewhere is now ready to visit theatres, festivals and community centres.

An Odd Stumble production in association with Imago Theatre.

Script developed in collaboration with Playwrights Workshop Montreal


Co-created, Written and Performed by: Joy Ross-Jones
Co-created, Dramaturgy and Directed by: Cristina Cugliandro
Set and Costume Design: Liv Wright
Lighting Design: Amber Hood
Sound Design: Zachary Smith, Joel Gorrie, and René Orea
Stage Management: HeatherEllen Strain
Outside Eye: Micheline Chevrier
Mask Work Consultant: Myrna Wyatt Selkirk
Poster design: Marisa Velazquez-Rivas

This project is supported by The Cole Foundation, The Canada Council for the Arts, and Playwrights Workshop Montreal.

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Photo credits: Nasuna Stuart-Ulin