“[O]ne-woman drama, performed by Jessica Gardiner, that places historical text alongside fictional accounts to generate an original tale of nineteenth-century Toronto life.”
Excerpt from Press Release:
“The Clues Are All Around You”
A drama set in nineteenth-century Toronto.
It is a hot day in July 1898 and hostess, Mrs James Berry is “at home” to a much-anticipated caller. As she guides her guest through the rooms of her family home, past, present and future converge to tell a strange story of life on the banks of the Don River. At Home is a one-woman drama, performed by Jessica Gardiner, that places historical text alongside fictional accounts to generate an original tale of nineteenth-century Toronto life.
JIG is a new Toronto-based theatre company that produces new dramas on a per-production basis. We are particularly interested in developing performances that derive from verbatim text and found sources.
Friday July 3, 8:45PM
Saturday, July 4, 11:00PM
Sunday, July 5, 6:15PM
Wednesday July 8, 12:00PM
Thursday, July 9, 11:15PM
Friday, July 10, 1:45PM
Sunday, July 12, 4:00PM
Venue: The Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse (79 St George Street, Suite 302)
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