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Toronto: Studio 180 presents four works-in-progress in October

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Studio 180 IN DEVELOPMENT gives Canadian theatre creators a helping hand as they develop new works exploring provocative social and political issues. 

This fall, we will be presenting readings of four works-in-progress at Buddies in Bad Times.

(self-)portrait by Jenna Harris

Friday, October 18, 2019 at 7:00 p.m

Conceptualized as a one-person play, (self-)portrait will feature the life, work and philosophical musings of the radical queer feminist surrealist artist and activist
Claude Cahun.

Palestineman by Sam Kalilieh

Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

A semi-autobiographical one-man play about the unforeseen predicaments that immigrants and visible minorities encounter when they “become Canadian”.

Conviction by Emil Sher

Friday, October 25, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

Conviction weaves original interviews, testimonies and court transcripts into a new work of verbatim theatre that promises to be dramatic and damning.

Promising by Kate Cayley

Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

A young teacher, Eleanor, forms a strong and secretive connection with a damaged and violent young woman in her classroom. A solo play that looks at boundaries, desire, belonging, and the dangers of believing you can save anyone.

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All readings are entry by donation.