Sunday, October 05, 2008

True Believers...

My colleague, author and playwright Dennis Foon is a part of an upcoming production called TRUE BELIEVERS.

In his own words:

MY ACID TRIP is a man's look back at his first hallucinogenic experience, and how that illuminated the hidden truths about his immigrant family, their secrets, and the day his great uncle got a boiled potato stuck in his mouth.

From the Solocollective website:


three monologues by Dennis Foon, Lorena Gale, and Ian Weir
directed by Camyar Chai, John Cooper, and Rachel Ditor
set and lighting design by Yvan Morissette; sound design by Alexander Brendan Ferguson; stage manager, Noa Anatot
Featuring performances by Mercedes Baines, Jennifer Clement, and Todd Thomson

Oct. 29 -- Nov. 9, 2008 (opens Oct. 30)
Waterfront Theatre, Granville Island, Vancouver BC

Three unique tales of finding, losing, and having faith. A Jewish man struggles to find his own place within faith. A family secret leaves a middle-aged woman on the brink of losing it. An aging soap star reaches out to her fans in her final and greatest performance.
Well-known Vancouver film, theatre, and television veterans -- Gemini Award-winner Dennis Foon, Governor General Award-nominee Lorena Gale, and Gemini Award-winner Ian Weir -- return to the stage.
Don't miss this incredible evening of dynamic one-person plays by three of Canada's most respected playwrights.
When faith is the question, the answer is everything.

Tues- Sunday, 8 pm, Sat. Matinees, Nov. 1 & 8, 2 pm, Pay-What-You-Can Preview: Oct. 29, 8 pm
OPENING: Thurs. Oct. 30, 8 pm,

2-for-1 shows Sat. Nov. 1, 2 pm and Tues. Nov. 4, 8 pm
Tickets: $22/$15, Single Tickets and See Seven Pass Holders Reserve thru Tickets Tonight: 604-684-2787


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