Mainstage: Same Old Story

Friday, September 28, 2018 from 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm Archived

Manitoba Theatre for Young People (MTYP), The Forks

Why are we compelled to tell and retell the same stories? What could they possible say to us?

Will Aitken saw a production of Antigone starring Juliette Binoche—and it shattered him, as he explains in an innovative combination of memoir and theatre criticism.

Alex Boyd reimagines The Odyssey as a contemporary tale of lasting love, ancient gods, and time travel.

Kevin Chong retells Camus’ The Plague, exposing the political and cultural anxieties of present-day Vancouver.

Sue Goyette rewrites Homer’s classic from the point of view of the wife left behind, as Penelope breaks her silence and tells her own story.

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.

Tickets are still available at the door.