The Pearl Company Canadian Summer Theatre Festival: August 8 – 23. $15 per show. Three brilliant world-class performers bring their career-topping works to The Pearl Company this year for 3 weekends of captivating, enchanting, intense, thrilling, mesmerizing, challenging and flat-out exciting entertainment. All 3 will perform on each date, so catch ‘em all. Festival opens Aug 8 at 7 pm. All shows $15 each.
Sean Sullivan: Baby Redboots’ Revenge: “A virtual Nijinsky of performance art” – New York Times. “Sullivan, with the range of a Chaplin or Keaton, with a touch of Baryshnikov and Danny Kaye, is one in a million” – Performing Arts Review, New York City. “Baby Redboots’ Revenge keeps us on the edge of our seats for 65 breathless minutes.” -NYtheatre.com, 2012. A “Best of the New York Fringe” play.
Fri. Aug. 8, 7:00; Sat. 9, 9:30; Thu.14, 8:15; Fri. 15, 7:00; Sat.16, 9:30; Thu. 21, 8:15; Fri. 22, 7:00; Sat. 23, 9:30.
The Naked Ballerina: Sarah Murphy-Dyson “Discover the darkness behind the curtain, as the former Royal Winnipeg Ballet first soloist & Gemini Award winner brings you backstage into her world of blood, sweat and secrets. Illusions of perfection onstage and off are shattered as she seeks the courage to expose her truth to herself and the world.” Glenn Sumi, Now Magazine.
Fri. Aug. 8, 9:30; Sat. 9, 8:15; Thu.14, 7:00; Fri. 15, 9:30; Sat.16, 8:15; Thu. 21, 7:00; Fri. 22, 9:30; Sat. 23, 8:15.
Resurrection: Learie McNicolls: – Classical Dancer, actor, director and Two-Time Dora Award Winner Learie McNicolls performs his spoken word and movement magnum opus about Redemption and the Resurrection of one’s Soul. A semi-autobiographical story woven through the experience of a young boy and complex family relationships, expressed through the lexicon of the music of the 50’s and 60’s.
Fri. Aug. 8, 9:30; Sat. 9, 8:15; Thu.14, 7:00; Fri.15, 9:30; Sat.16, 8:15; Thu. 21, 7:00; Fri. 22, 9:30; Sat. 23, 8:15.
The Pearl Company Canadian Theatre Festival Schedule: Summer 2014
|Friday, Aug 8||Baby Red Boots||Resurrection||Naked Ballerina|
|Saturday, Aug 9||Resurrection||Naked Ballerina||Baby Red Boots|
|Thursday, Aug 14||Naked Ballerina||Baby Red Boots||Resurrection|
|Friday, Aug 15||Baby Red Boots||Resurrection||Naked Ballerina|
|Saturday, Aug 16||Resurrection||Naked Ballerina||Baby Red Boots|
|Thursday, Aug 21||Naked Ballerina||Baby Red Boots||Resurrection|
|Friday, Aug 22||Baby Red Boots||Resurrection||Naked Ballerina|
|Saturday, Aug 23||Resurrection||Naked Ballerina||Baby Red Boots|
Tickets available online at www.thepearlcompany.ca Tickets: $15 for EACH show.
Link to the Festival Facebook Site: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Pearl-Company-Canadian-Theatre-Festival/149388245141853