Is any sacrifice too great to protect your family? This is a question audience members are left with after seeing disPLACE: Refugee Stories in Their Own Words, a brand new original theatre production that shares the real-life experiences of refugees to Canada. A diverse cast of actors, each transforming into multiple characters, weave together an unforgettable journey using verbatim testimony and original music.
disPLACE: Refugee Stories in Their Own Words
- When:November 22 – December 3, 2016
Tuesday – Saturday evenings 7:30pm
Saturday matinees 2:00pm
- Where: Freedom Hall, Robert N. Thompson Building (Trinity Western University, Langley)
- Tickets: Available online now or call (604) 513-2188
disPLACE shares compelling and personal accounts of refugees. Discover the personal, human experience hidden beneath the headlines. From the Mennonite immigrants who fled Europe after World War II, to the current global refugee crisis, the stories brought to life in disPLACE offer a unique glimpse into the bonds that tie all of us together.
This is not a faith-based story. It is the inaugural production of Dark Glass Theatre, a new local theatre company with a mandate to tell stories that enable us to see face-to-face, people we might not otherwise meet, to thereby decrease judgement, increase compassion, and foster empathy. Director Angela Konrad is also Chair of the Theatre Department at Trinity Western University’s School of the Arts, Media + Culture. disPLACE is written and directed by Jessie award-winning director Angela Konrad.
I have a pair of tickets to give away to disPLACE this week, here’s how you can enter to win:
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I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 9:00am on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. The winner will be able to the remaining performance of their choosing (Nov 29 to Dec 3).
Update The winner is Trevor!