A Rumble Theatre production, presented by Carousel Theatre for Young People
Rishi & d Douen
February 4 – 28, 2021
Rumble Theatre is pleased to have partnered with Carousel Theatre for Young People to make Rishi & D Douen, our first-ever radio play for kids. The show brings Caribbean folklore to the West Coast of Canada to share a story filled with adventure and discovery.
Rishi sees and hears things that others can’t, just like their Uncle, “Papaboisee Mamou”. Rishi heard that when Uncle was small, he was taken by a Douen: a forest spirit that lures children into the woods. It was all just village talk and folklore…until one day Rishi’s little brother disappears, called into the forest. Now it’s up to Rishi to journey deep into the forest to seek out the Douen and find their brother!
Rishi & d Douen was commissioned as part of AudioPLAY, Carousel Theatre for Young People’s 2020-2021 season of screen-free audio theatre designed to engage and excite.
Rishi: Gavan Cheema
Bhaiya/Ma/Ensemble: Celia Aloma
Dwayne d Douen: Omari Newton
Ensemble: Christopher Ross-Ewart
Ensemble: Christine Quintana
Sound Design & Composition, Sound Engineering, Editing: Christopher Ross-Ewart
Vocal Direction: Christine Quintana
Lead Story Editor: Kellee Ngan
Project Lead & Producer for Rumble: Jivesh Parasram