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Summer Season
May-August 2020

photo by Dahlia Katz

Greenland

Theatre


Presented in partnership with Nicolas Billon and Why Not Theatre, in association with Environmental Defence


Venue
The Theatre Centre - Franco Boni Theatre


August 11, 1:30 PM

August 15, 9:00 PM


75 Minutes


Ticket Price
$15 / $25 / $35

photo by Dahlia Katz

Receding ice levels off the coast of Greenland reveal that an area thought to be part of the mainland is actually an island. Meanwhile, a rift grows between the island’s discoverer and his increasingly distant family, set adrift after a catastrophic loss. Nicolas Billon’s internationally acclaimed work returns to SummerWorks 10 years after its smash hit premiere, as a staged reading in support of SummerWorks and Environmental Defence. Featuring original cast members and director Ravi Jain, the question remains: how much has changed?

“A richly textured script about a family moving apart as surely as the ice flows” – NOW Magazin

Written by Nicolas Billion; Directed by Ravi Jain; Performed by Claire Calnan, Miriam Fernandes, Andrew Musselman


The listed run time includes a 15 minute Q&A on August 11 & August 15.


Warnings

Coarse language and descriptions of sex


Part of the SummerWorks Presentations programming – a vital collection of theatre, dance, music, and live artworks from across the country offering you a snapshot of contemporary performance.