Saturday November 12

by Frances Koncan

A decolonial comedy about truth, reconciliation, and love against the backdrop of the past, present, and retrofuture.

Using the collective culture of contemporary colonial Canada, the play is set across three time periods of Canadian history: a residential school in the ‘60’s, a murderer’s basement in the ‘90’s, and a castle in the postapocalyptic future. Through a kaleidoscope of theatrical styles, the play explores the ramifications of trauma across generations, and searches for what a decolonized nation and decolonized theatre might look like.

★★★★ “This show is like a really good acid trip that suggests post-apocalyptic hope is possible.” – CBC News

Dramaturg Lindsay Lachance
Company Chelsea Rose Tucker, Cheri Maracle, Jeremy Proulx,
Jesse Nobess, Kristopher Bowman, Samantha Brown

Frances Koncan is an Anishinaabe writer and director from Couchiching First Nation. She holds a BA from the University of Manitoba and an MFA in Playwriting from the City University of New York.
She currently resides in Winnipeg, MB.

Saturday November 12 @ 7:30 PM | Aki Studio | Tickets $15

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