By Wajdi Mouawad
Translated by Shelley Tepperman
Directed by Ken Gass*
Sept. 16–Oct. 1, 2016
Produced in association with Canadian Rep Theatre and ENSEMBLE: Canadian Youth Theatre/Théâtre Jeunesse Canadien
When you’ve grown up an ocean away from your birthplace, what do you ultimately call home?
Winner of the Governor General’s Award and France’s Prix Molière, Wajdi Mouawad’s Tideline is a wildly theatrical play about the displacement of self. After the sudden, unexpected death of a father he hardly knew, Wilfrid is forced to confront a host of family secrets, including the foundation of his own existence. A dream-like journey through a war-torn landscape inhabited by some equally lost and peculiar survivors, Tideline is a darkly humorous fable for our times.
Tideline (Littoral) is the first of Wajdi Mouawad’s remarkable tetralogy of plays that also includes the widely celebrated Scorched (Incendies), as well as Forests (Forêts) and Heavens (Ciels).
WARNING: The show contains haze effect, scenes with mature content and coarse language. Approximate running time with intermission: 2 hours, 30 minutes.
* The participation of this Artist is arranged by permission of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association under the provisions of the Dance/Opera/Theatre Policy (DOT).
Three Week Run
Week 1: Fri. and Sat. at 8 pm
Week 2: Wed. to Sat. at 8 pm
Week 3: Wed. to Sat. at 8 pm and Sat. at 2 pm
Postshow Talkbacks: Sat., Sept. 17 and Thurs., Sept. 22
Preshow Artist Chat: Sat., Oct. 1 at 1 pm
Adults: $28 / Seniors: $17 / Students: $15
$12 Student tickets every Wednesday
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