speech & debate

A fiercely funny dark comedy that tells the story of three teenage misfits brought together by a sex scandal in Salem, Oregon. In the blurry world between adolescence and adulthood, secrets become currency, blogs are belted, and the truth can imprison you just as easily as it can set you free.

Speech & Debate by Stephen Karam appeared on stage at Studio 1398 on Granville Island from October 2 – 12, 2013 featuring Scott Button, Claire Hesselgrave, Alex Rose & Jennifer Suratos. Directed by Brian Cochrane.

Nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Lead Role – Claire Hesselgrave.

Ray Michal Prize Recipient for Most Promising New Director – Brian Cochrane