Obsidian Theatre Company

2017-2018 Season

Other Side of the Game

by Amanda Parris

 

Co-Production with Cahoots Theatre Company

Directed by Nigel Shawn Williams

Starring Shakura Dickson, Virgilia Griffith, Ryan Rosery, Peter Bailey and Ordena Stephens-Thompson

 

Aki Studio Theatre, 585 Dundas Street East

Previews October 14 – 17

Running October 19 – November 5, 2017

 

Obsidian Theatre in co-production with Cahoots Theatre will present the World Premiere of Other Side of the Game by Amanda Parris. Parris’ first mainstage production explores the lives of young Black women who backbone their families and communities while struggling to protect loved ones and battle institutions. It is a powerful time spanning work that is evocative and lyrical in its presentation.

 

You will recognize Amanda as the host of CBC’s TV and Online Arts weekly Exhibitionists and CBC’s Radio 2, Marvin’s Room.

 

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“Master Harold”…And the Boys

By Athol Fugard

 

The Shaw Festival in association with Obsidian Theatre will remount our award-winning production to tour this year, presented by The Segal Centre in association with Black Theatre Workshop

 

Directed by Philip Akin

Starring James Daly, Allan Louis, Andre Sills

 

The Segal Centre, Montreal, QB

January 21st to February 11th, 2018

 

The Shea Centre, Buffalo, NY

February 15 to February 18, 2018

 

Obsidian Theatre will send our multi-award winning production of Athol Fugards seminal and riveting work “Master Harold”… and the Boys on tour this season with runs in Montreal and Buffalo. This tour is a remarkable partnership, presented in association with the Shaw Festival, the Segal Centre and Black Theatre Workshop.

 

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FOR TICKETS IN BUFFALO CLICK HERE


hang

by debbie tucker green

 

Co-Directed by Philip Akin and Kimberley Rampersad

 

Starring Sarah Afful, Vladimir Alexis and Zoé Doyle

 

The Berkeley Street Theatre Upstairs, 26 Berkeley Street

February 5th to February 25th, 2018

 

Obsidian is proud to announce the Canadian Premiere of British Playwright debbie tucker green’s remarkable work hang. Co-Directed by Philip Akin and multi-dora nominated director and choreographer Kimberly Rampersad, hang is a powerfully compelling play that brings us into the heart of a woman’s unthinkable decision.

 

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