About the Show

Specimen is a portable one-act adapted from One Boy's Day: A Specimen Record of Behavior (1951), a seminal psychological field study by American psychologist Roger Barker.


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Production History

Workshop, Research Lab Residency at hub14, Toronto | 2015

Toronto’s Commons Space, June 20-24 | 2018




"Touching, playful and refreshingly simple. Check it out if you want to see something new and fresh coming out of the indie theatre scene.”

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"Very tight piece with captivating performances by both performers. Non-traditional in its structure, it is simple and very funny. A wonderful exploration of the imagination of a child. The broccoli was a highlight.”

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Cast & Creative

Specimen was presented at Toronto’s Commons Space, June 20-24, 2018 with support from the Ontario Arts Council, The Toronto Fringe and Hart House:

  • Produced by Griffin McInnes and Khadijah Roberts-Abdullah
  • Written and Directed by Griffin McInnes
  • Sound Design by Daniel Bennett
  • Projection Design by Hans Krause
  • Production Management by Petra O'Toole
  • Stage Management by Aidan Morishita-Miki
  • Graphic and Digital Design by Will Innes
  • Performed by: Rob Feetham (as Raymond), Jennah Foster-Catlack (as Roger)