Mainstage: Where in the World?

Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm Archived

Manitoba Theatre for Young People (MTYP), The Forks

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Imaginary landscapes and real maps: travel doesn’t always broaden the mind

 What would happen if art critic Clement Greenberg and Marxist philosopher/murderer Louis Althusser took a road trip to a Saskatchewan mental hospital? Grant Buday has some ideas.

Lori Cayer portrays the last tsarina of Russia, whose attempts to bolster her politically inept husband caused Russia to veer sharply from autocracy to revolution, and her family from prosperity to fatal captivity.

Stephen Henighan’s characters travel a world where geography complicates relationships and instability seems the only constant.

Tristan Hughes presents a coming-of-age novel set in northwestern Ontario, where a teenage boy who lost his mother to suicide meets the town’s latest resident, an enigmatic girl with her own reasons to grieve.

Imagination runs riot in the stories of Maria Mutch: a falcon turns into a woman, a winged man might be Glenn Gould, Red Riding Hood devises a new escape plan.

 Featuring an improvised performance by Caity Curtis and Stephen Sim.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]PLEASE NOTE – There are no physical tickets. Though shipping options will appear in the PayPal prompt, we do not mail out tickets purchased through online sales. Your purchase is recorded and will be distributed directly to our box office staff. You may bring a print out of your PayPal receipt if you choose, but your name is all you’ll need to collect your tickets at the door.

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