Terror

An Interactive Courtroom Drama
Written by: Ferdinand von Schirach
Translated to English by: David Tushingham
Directed by: Andreja Kovac

The Show

Terror is a courtroom drama, written by one of the most successful German contemporary writers, Ferdinand von Schirach. The play questions the idea of a means justifying an end and warns against quantifying human life. The audience serves as a jury at the trial of a fighter jet pilot. He is accused of killing 164 passengers off a commercial airplane, hijacked by terrorists, heading towards a soccer stadium with 70,000 people. The end of the play depends on the verdict of the audience. Theatre tickets are available for purchase now.

This play contains descriptions of violence and discussion on the topic of murder.

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Performances

PERFORMANCES WILL BE HELD AT CLARKE HALL, AND LIVE STREAMED ONLINE.

November

26

8:00PM - 10:00PM

Terror

Interactive Courtroom Drama

In person and online

November

28

8:00PM - 10:00PM

Terror

Interactive Courtroom Drama

In person and online

December

3

8:00PM - 10:00PM

Terror

Interactive Courtroom Drama

In person and online

December

5

8:00PM - 10:00PM

Terror

Interactive Courtroom Drama

In person and online

December

10

8:00PM - 10:00PM

Terror

Interactive Courtroom Drama

In person and online

December

12

8:00PM - 10:00PM

Terror

Interactive Courtroom Drama

In person and online

The Cast

The Playwright

Ferdinand von Schirach

Ferdinand von Schirach is a German lawyer and writer. He was born in 1964 in Munich, Germany. Von Schirach became an attorney in 1994, specializing in criminal law. He gained public attention in 2008 due to his involvement prosecuting the BND (German Federal Intelligence Service) during the”Liechtenstein Tax Affair”. He published his first short stories at the age of forty-five, and soon became one of Germany’s most successful authors. His books have been translated into over 35 languages, and have sold millions of copies worldwide. Ferdinand von Schirach remains active in criminal law. His stories are often inspired by his experience and expertise as an attorney.

Characters

A judge who also addresses the audience as an omnipresent narrator on the case.

Lars Koch

Defendant

A fighter pilot who is a Major in the army with an interest in Law/Morality. He is studious and focused in his endeavours, with great pride and strong beliefs in his job.

Biegler

Defence Counsel

A focused lawyer who is representing the defendant. With a distant towards court practices and a sarcastic sense of humour.

Nelson

State Prosecutor

A sharp lawyer who representing the plaintiff. She is observant and dedicated to the facts.

A Lieutenant Colonel who was the Duty Controller that day. He is goal oriented, technical and thinks favourably of the defendant.

A mourning wife, single mother and nurse whose husband died aboard the flight.

The Director

Andreja Kovac

Mississauga based emerging professional theatre company, Crane Creations, was founded by Andreja Kovac, National Theatre School’s Directing Program Graduate, and experienced director, educator, producer and creator, originally from Slovenia, now based in Canada. Andreja frequently worked on community involved projects most notably participating in developing and producing a community engaged project Circle of Friendship in Bled, Slovenia, where a human chain of people holding hands in a 6 km long circle around a lake is formed every year to celebrate friendship and breaking barriers between people.

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FAQ

Most frequently asked questions About our theatre tickets

Both. The show will take place in person at Clarke Memorial hall (161 Lakeshore Rd W, Mississauga, ON L5H 1G3), and will also be live streamed online.

It’s live, meaning that everything you are seeing is really happening live at the theatre.

The show is 2 hours long, and that includes one short intermission.

No. The show is not recorded and cannot be made available after it has been played live.

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In person show

Live-streamed

Yes. Please contact aimee@cranecreations.ca for group rates.

Crane Creations Theatre Company is following all guidelines provided by Peel Region, including checking that audience members are all double vaccinated before entering the venus. PPE is provided in theatre. Audience members will be seated apart from each other and (groups will be seated with their own bubble).

The theatre is regularly cleaned before and after each show. Each member of our team is certified by the Red Cross in Preventing Disease Transmission.

The cast are tested every two days using rapid COVID tests to minimize risk of infestion.