The Wedding Guest

The Wedding Guest is a solo character-comedy chronicling the ups and downs of JuanDominguez a thick-moustached general, and J'VaAnN a lovesick poet as they pine for the love of one woman; Leela. Presented by ShoePak Productions from London, UK Written & Performed by Raphael Perahia, Directed by Shea Wojtus

Raphael Perahia (Writer/Performer) studied improvisation in the UK with Monkey Toast, the FA and in New York with The Upright Citizens Brigade. He has performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and regularly performs improvisation around London with his team, The SEPS. He has studied clowning with SpyMonkey and graduated from Ecole Philippe Gaulier in 2015. 



Shea Wojtus (Director) is an actor, director and clown hailing from Canada. She is a graduate of Humber’s School of Creative and Performing Arts and Ecole Philippe Gaulier. Shea has spent the past year developing and performing MorbidAbnormalMe co-created with Nora Smith. The show was met with rave reviews at it’s debut at the Brighton Fringe Festival. It was subsequently performed in London at Platform: Stories of Being, a festival focussed on mental health and wellness. This September following performances in Toronto at The Box Theatre, the show was performed at Bestival and Unscene 199 Theatre Festival. She has continued the development of her craft by participating in creation workshops with Bryony Kimmings, Theatre Gargantua and Convergence Theatre.

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