Meanwhile, Richard Feren's music a music of sonic shocks and sombre moods worked in perfect 'sync' with Andrea Lundy's mood-defining bars and pools of light.
And the remarkably fine acting of all concerned must be applauded Daniel Brooks' life-beleagured John F., and the caring Gwen played by Fiona Highet; Randy Hughson as the posturing William, and Colombe Demers as the remote Kate.
You could say Insomnia is the story of one man and a culture on the brink of disaster, but a closer look reveals a play about the connectedness of all the John F.'s to the Gwens, the Williams, and the Kates of this world.
We're all living our present histories, together. For better or worse. Sleepless or well rested.
Lastly, here's a memorable line from the play: "Most insomniacs sleep without knowing it".