Gateway Theatre Presents Yoga Play: Win Tickets

Comments 21 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The business of yoga gets turned upside down in the Canadian premiere of Dipika Guha’s new comedy—Yoga Play—a hilarious satire that asks what it takes to find authenticity in a world determined to sell enlightenment.

Yoga Play

Gateway Theatre Yoga Play
Christine Quintana, ChiragNaik. Photo by David Cooper

Where: Gateway Theatre (6500 Gilbert Road, Richmond)
When: February 7-16, 2019
Tickets: From $29 online or call the box office (604) 270-1812

When newly-hired Joan is brought on board to stabilize Jojomon, a yoga apparel giant, she has her work cut out for her. The company’s founder has been ousted after a fat-shaming scandal, sales are plunging, and panic has set in. Jojomon needs an image makeover—and fast. But as Joan struggles to balance the needs of her new position with the reality of the bottom line, more trouble surfaces. Risking everything on a wild plan, Joan makes a move that just might save the day or split her pants.

Guha, who grew up in India, Russian, the UK, and Southern California takes apart the new gold rush that is the yoga industry with humour and insight, examining the languages of displacement through the lens of comedy. As ancient spiritual practices run headlong into contemporary consumerism, the desire for truth, meaning, and the right kind of yoga pants turns cultural identity on its head.

Win Tickets to Opening Night

I have a pair of tickets to give away to opening night, Friday, February 8th at 8:00pm. Here’s how you can enter to win:

Here’s how you can enter to win:

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I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Friday, January 25, 2019.

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Update: The winner is Maureen!

21 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. JazzyFriday, January 18th, 2019 — 10:29pm PST

    It sounds very interesting! I would like to go!

  2. NicoleSaturday, January 19th, 2019 — 7:30pm PST

    How fun!

  3. Kirsten FisherSaturday, January 19th, 2019 — 7:54pm PST

    I would love to go to see Yoga Play! Thanks for the contest!

  4. AmandaSaturday, January 19th, 2019 — 9:26pm PST

    I would love to take my husband to see Yoga Play! 😊

  5. RaihanSaturday, January 19th, 2019 — 9:29pm PST

    This sounds like a fabulous show! I would love to take my wife to see Yoga Play! 😀

  6. SarahSaturday, January 19th, 2019 — 10:22pm PST

    Sounds like a great show!

  7. Bonnie Y.Sunday, January 20th, 2019 — 11:40am PST

    It sounds like a fun production.

  8. Jason BSunday, January 20th, 2019 — 5:31pm PST

    Great odds.

  9. CindySunday, January 20th, 2019 — 5:42pm PST

    Would love to go see this!

  10. bonnie lamMonday, January 21st, 2019 — 4:55am PST

    Sweet. Good luck to you all. Huggies.

  11. TaniaMonday, January 21st, 2019 — 10:28am PST

    This sounds like a fabulous show

  12. RinoMonday, January 21st, 2019 — 10:29am PST

    Sounds hilarious!

  13. EileenMonday, January 21st, 2019 — 3:05pm PST

    Sounds hilarious!!

  14. Vesna S.Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019 — 9:44am PST

    Sounds fun!

  15. TonyWednesday, January 23rd, 2019 — 12:33am PST

    Looks like fun!

  16. bonnie lamWednesday, January 23rd, 2019 — 3:32am PST

    Sweet. Good luck to you all. Huggies.

  17. JeanneWednesday, January 23rd, 2019 — 6:23pm PST

    Sounds like a great play

  18. MaureenWednesday, January 23rd, 2019 — 6:46pm PST

    Yoga+live theatre+comedy=a winning combination!

  19. Gary JonesFriday, January 25th, 2019 — 9:42am PST

    Shawn Macdonald is one of the premier comedic actors in the city. I have seen every play he’s ever been in and never been disappointed by his timing and hilarious characters. The play sounds fun but Shawn is the reason I want to come to this play. No doubt the other actors are great but come on… Shawn… Am I right?

  20. RachelFriday, January 25th, 2019 — 2:32pm PST

    Need a night out!

  21. ZuzanaMonday, February 11th, 2019 — 10:27am PST

    Yes please! This looks like a fun night out 😉

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