Gripping and powerful, Vigilante tells the shocking story of Johannah Donnelly and her six dangerous yet devoted sons. A riveting rock musical about family, forgiveness and frontier justice.

In association with the Citadel Theatre, and in collaboration with Canada’s National Arts Centre.


“a riveting production that is one of those rare theatrical gems–by any measure an artistic achievement… fuelled by a great story, passion and talent, audiences seldom get to experience.”

– London Free Press

“Sexy, dangerous and tense…”

– Liz Nicholls, Edmonton Journal

Creative Team

Book, Music & Lyrics - Jonathan Christenson

Director - Jonathan Christenson

Choreographer - Laura Krewski

Costume Designer - Narda McCarroll

Lighting Designer - Beth Kates

Sound Designer - Wade Staples

Music Producer & Band Director - Matthew Skopyk

Voice, Text & Speech Director - Doug Mertz


“…one of the most unique and memorable productions to be seen.”

– The Londoner

“Passionate and lethal…”

– Liz Nicholls, Edmonton Journal