No Exit Theatre Company upcoming production of GG Award-winning The List

So much incredible theatre going on and coming in this city, folks.

Screen shot 2013-10-07 at 1.28.04 PMLike, for instance, No Exit Theatre Company’s upcoming production of Governor General Award-winning play The List, by Jennifer Tremblay – running from October 17 – 30 at The Artisan Factory (104G – 344 Westmoreland).

Directed and designed by Steph Ouaknine, and starring Torri Higginson, The List “is a tale of everyday to-do lists in which the essential and ordinary are inextricably entwined.”

Here’s the synopsis: “A woman (Higginson) invites us into her kitchen. Her neighbour is dead. Is she culpable for the death? The woman, who prides herself on never letting anything slip by, has overlooked an item on her list.”

This production design is fully projection-based, with the actress lit by a single projector from the front. Director/designer Steph Ouaknine describes the projections as illustrating the character’s emotions “through the use of various textures, videos, sizes and colour.”

Schedule:

Thursday, October 17th – 8 pm

Saturday, October 19th – 8 pm

Sunday, October 20th – 8 pm

Thursday, October 24th – 8 pm

Friday, October 25th – 8 pm

Saturday, October 26th – 8 pm

Sunday, October 27th – 8 pm

Tuesday, October 29th – 8 pm

Wednesday, October 30th – 8 pm

Tickets: $20 online at www.thelist2013.com  Tickets $16 at the door

This seemingly simple premise appears to have the potential to be chillingly compelling – with everyday life taking on some unexpectedly high stakes. Definitely worth checking out.

All quotes taken from The List press release.

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Author: life with more cowbell

Arts/culture social bloggerfly & Elwood P. Dowd disciple. Likes playing with words. A lot. Toronto

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