Red Snow Collective presents the world premiere of Comfort, written by Diana Tso and directed by William Yong. Comfort is a love story about two youths in Nanjing, China, who find joy and friendship in their shared passion for opera, which later become precious in their survival together at a comfort house in Shanghai.
In this hilarious and revealing one-man show, Sheldon Elter recounts his coming-of-age story amid two distinct cultures. Using comedy, music, storytelling and multi-character vignettes, Elter’s Métis Mutt is an intimate, personal tale that unravels racial issues and embraces the choice of life.
The Drowsy Chaperone is an original Canadian musical parody set in the 1920's. The story concerns a middle-aged, asocial musical theatre fan; as he plays the record of his favourite musical, the (fictional) 1928 hit The Drowsy Chaperone, the show comes to life onstage as he wryly comments on the music, story, and actors.
Native Earth Performing Arts presents the 30th year of the annual festival of Indigenous work. Featuring works-in-development and presentations in dance, theatre and interdisciplinary styles. Programming includes a workshop preview of Vancouver Moving Theatre’s Weaving Reconciliation, Bury by Alanis King, reading of The Weekend by Henrietta Baird, dance work Echoes by Olivia Shortt and more.
Stage play by Sarah Kane Depression.Love.Pain.Hope.Despair.Desire.Isolation.Terminal Point. Place of unbearable pain and endless perspectives. Brutally honest play about self exploration of petrified hope, personal despair, unconditional love and clinical depression that alters perspective on reality, all framed in the realm of the lyric poem. A radical artistic stage work, not a diary entry, to mark […]
NSK theatre presents stage play by Sarah Kane Depression. Love. Pain. Hope. Despair. Desire. Isolation. Terminal Point. Place of unbearable pain and endless perspectives. Brutally honest play about self exploration of petrified hope, personal despair, unconditional love and clinical depression that alters perspective on reality, all framed in the realm of the lyric poem. A […]
Welcome to Oakham Community Theatre’s 2018 festival ARTIFICE - four community acted, written, directed and produced shows developed over the past five months. ARTIFICE explores that infinitesimal edge between real and unreal. Human nature is to lie, to dissemble - from the masks we wear with loved ones, to the deepest secrets we keep from […]
Finding Wolastoq Voice is a story about a young Wolastoqiyik Indigenous woman who has been living in the dark for a very long time but finally is awakened by the sounds and voices of her ancestors.