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September 2019

Redbone Coonhound by Amy Lee Lavoie and Omari Newton

September 9 @ 7:00 pm PDT
BMO Theatre Centre (Vancouver), 162 W 1st Ave
Vancouver, British Columbia V5Y 0H6
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Redbone Coonhound weaves together several thematically-related micro-plays—connected loosely by the dog breed Redbone Coonhound—as a way to explore the intricacies of both the subtle and overt polemics of race, systemic power, and privilege. Redbone Coonhound will confront instances of daily systemic racism in…

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I Sit Content By Kaitlyn Riordan

September 10 @ 7:00 pm PDT
BMO Theatre Centre (Vancouver), 162 W 1st Ave
Vancouver, British Columbia V5Y 0H6
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An exploration of the value of art, this Canadian history play entangles us with two of Canada's most celebrated artists: Emily Carr and Lawren Harris. For almost 15 years, during her middle age, Emily Carr stopped painting. The exhaustion of…

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The Cull by Michele Riml & Michael St. John Smith

September 11 @ 7:00 pm PDT
BMO Theatre Centre (Vancouver), 162 W 1st Ave
Vancouver, British Columbia V5Y 0H6
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While a forest fire rages out of control in the local mountains, a group of close friends gather for an anniversary celebration. But when an unexpected gift turns a civil conversation about the local wolf cull into a fierce personal…

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Fling by Melody Anderson

September 13 @ 1:30 pm EDT
Ruby Slippers Theatre, 1398 Cartwright Street, 2nd floor
Vancouver, BC V6H 3R8 Canada
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Lynnie and Barb, two sisters in their 60s, arrive at their childhood home to sort through the belongings of their recently deceased mother. As details about their family history are peeled away, increasingly startling discoveries are made, and cracks in…

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FemFest 2019 – Leaping off the Page

September 21 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Asper Centre for Theatre and Film, 400 Colony Street
Winnipeg, MB Canada
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FemFest 2019 celebrates 17 years with a special closing event featuring festival guest artist Yvette Nolan (Algonquin). Nolan is a celebrated playwright, director, and dramaturg. She will read from her work alongside local Winnipeg playwrights who will have spent an…

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Leaping Off the Page By Yvette Nolan

September 21 @ 8:30 pm EDT
Sarasvàti Productions, 242 Cathedral Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R2W 0X3 Canada
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FemFest 2019 celebrates 17 years with a special closing event featuring festival guest artist Yvette Nolan (Algonquin). Nolan is a celebrated playwright, director, and dramaturg. She will read from her work alongside local Winnipeg playwrights who will have spent an…

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October 2019

Medicine Unbundled by Gary Geddes

October 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
Alex Trebek Alumni Hall room 116, 157 Séraphin-Marion Private
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5 Canada
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Free

Join Gary Geddes for a talk based on his recent book on the history and legacy of segregated Indigenous health care in Canada. An investigative author, Geddes embarked on a journey across Canada to interview Indigenous elders willing to share…

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In the Chocolate Boxes by Nicole S. Entin

October 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Alumnae Theatre, 70 Berkeley Street
Toronto, Ontario M5A 2W6 Canada
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Free

A free staged reading of Nicole S. Entin's new play, In the Chocolate Boxes, as part of Alumnae Theatre's Next Stage Readings Series. Discussion of the play following the performance. Plot synopsis: In the 1950s, Lynn Turner, a wealthy New…

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33 X Nikki by Nicole Ratjen

October 9 @ 7:00 pm EDT
Canadian Play Outlet, 401 Richmond St W
Toronto, Ontario M5V 3A8 Canada
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From the writer of Polar Opposites, Lukas A musical and The Other Side of the Paddle comes: A Night with Nikki: The 33 X Nikki Toronto Book launch. Watch, laugh and cry along as a powerhouse cast of Toronto talent…

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