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Whitman circle

Walt Whitman’s Secret

October 14 – 23

Explore the life of the most influential poet in the American canon for insights about creativity, sexuality, relations between the sexes and the often irreconcilable tensions between idealized love and how love actually manifests. Produced by the frank theatre company, with the support of Presentation House Theatre

 

 

 Ages_Moon circle

Ages of the Moon

October 27 – November 6

Two highly regarded veteran actors of Canadian theatre, Alec Willows and Jon Bryden, are joined by a talented team of award winning designers and director in presenting this gruff, affecting and funny play by Pulitzer Prize winner Sam Shepard, one of America’s most celebrated dramatists. Produced by Lonesome Moon Productions, with the support of Presentation House Theatre

 

 

Gripper circle

 

Derek Gripper

October 30, 8:00 pm

What happens when a classical guitarist from Capetown, South Africa discovers the kora (a 21 string lute)? A delicate and breathtaking new art form that is bringing Malian kora music to new audiences world-wide. Presented by the Cap Global Roots Series and Presentation House Theatre.

 

 

Baking circle

Baking Time

November 25 – December 11

A fantastic feast for the senses for 3-6 year olds, and their friends and families. Baking Time finds two playful bakers aka Bun and Bap, sifting through magical flour storms, with mischievous doughy characters amidst shelves of baking ingredients and utensils. With LIVE music and REAL baking! An international collaboration between Presentation House Theatre and UK’s Oily Cart Theatre.

 

 

Salmon circle

Salmon Girl

January 26 – 29, February 3 – 5

Salmon Girl explores the world of water and salmon.  Through theatre, dance, music and puppetry, this piece for all ages follows the journey of a young girl into this magical world.

A visually stunning work that shares a First Nations perspective on the importance of Salmon.  Produced by Raven Spirit Dance, with the generous support of Presentation House Theatre

 

 

TopHats circle

Top Hats and Tales

March 2 – 12

A dazzling musical romance that follows a show business love relationship through time that, like an old black-and-white musical, shows that love still exists for those who choose to see it. A Dik and Mitzi Production, presented by Presentation House Theatre.

 

 

Redpatch circleRedpatch

March 29 – April 9

Redpatch is a historical drama that focuses on a young Métis soldier from the Nuu-chah-nulth nation of Vancouver Island who volunteers to fight for Canada in the First World War. Set in both Canada and the battlefields of France, Redpatch follows the experiences of this young soldier as he endures the horrors of trench warfare. Produced by Hardlines Theatre, with the generous support of Presentation House Theatre.

 

Lopez circle

Germán López

April 2, 8:00 pm

Imagine the love child of a ukulele and a guitar and you have the small but resonant 5-string timple. Virtuoso timple player Germán López hails all the way from the Canary Islands off the Southern Coast of Spain and is bringing his unique and modern take on timple music to venues all over the world.  Presented by the Cap Global Roots Series and Presentation House Theatre.

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