Blue Touch Paper Productions in association with Park Theatre present the UK Premiere of
Never Not Once
WRITER | CAREY CRIM
DIRECTOR | KATHERINE FARMER
SET & COSTUME DESIGNER | EMILY LEONARD
LIGHTING DESIGNER | RICK FISHER
SOUND DESIGNER | PHIL MATEJTSCHUK
Carey Crim is an award-winning playwright and resident artist at The Purple Rose Theater Company. Her play, Conviction (Twenty-three and a half Hours), premiered to critical acclaim at Bay Street Theatre starring Sarah Paulson, Garret Dillahunt and Elizabeth Reaser. Her earlier works, Growing Pretty, Wake and Some Couples May… all received world premieres at The Purple Rose Theatre Company. She is a three-time finalist for Miami City Theater’s short play competition and won the competition in 2011. She has been a finalist for The Heideman award and a two- time finalist in the Samuel French OOB festival. Her work has received productions and/or workshops at Pasadena Playhouse, Primary Stages, Luna Stage, Asolo Rep Theatre, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Miami City Theatre, Rubicon Theatre and The Purple Rose Theatre Company.
Katharine Farmer’s directing credits in the UK include: The Mullah of Downing Street (The Theatre Chipping Norton and Warwick Arts Centre); Other People’s Money (Southwark Playhouse); Kiss Me (The Wardrobe Theatre Bristol and The Other Palace Studio); and Pig Farm (St. James Theatre). Katharine’s production of Gulf View Drive at Rubicon Theatre Company in California won Best Production of a Play (large theatre) at the LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards. She has received 7 LA Times Critic’s Picks for her productions at Rubicon, a total of 16 Ovation nominations, and an Indy Award for Best Director. Her plays at Rubicon include Never Not Once, Heisenberg, South Pacific, Gulf View Drive, Incognito, See Rock City and Last Train to Nibroc. Katharine has also co-directed 23.5 Hours by Carey Crim at the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre in Canada.