Canada, It's Complicated - an innovative new production by Mary Walsh (This Hour Has 22 Minutes, CODCO) - embarks on a national tour this fall, traveling to every Canadian province and territory.
Featuring sketches and satirical songs that examine the joys, foibles, tragedies, and triumphs of Canada as it is today and into the future, the show was written by some of the country's leading comedians, musicians, and playwrights. It stars a diverse cast of young, up-and-coming performers representing a variety of diverse cultural backgrounds.
Evolving in real time to incorporate filmed performances and interviews shot in each region with local residents, Canada, It's Complicated combines an original soundscape with a unique multimedia stage experience.
An All-Star Team for Canada, It's Complicated
With acclaimed writer, director, and actor, and author of the current best-seller Crying for the Moon, Mary Walsh at the helm, Canada, It's Complicated was written in collaboration with all-star Canadian comedians, musicians, and playwrights. They include Derek Seguin of Montreal (2015 Sirius Top Comic),Tiffany Ayalik and Greyson Gritt of Quantum Tangle(2017 JUNO Award-winning music duo from Yellowknife, NT), Marie Clements (award-winning Mtis playwright, performer, director, producer, screenwriter, BC), Thomas King (Governor General Award winner, novelist, and creator of CBC Radio'sDead Dog Caf), Mieko Ouchi (award-winning actor, director and playwright, AB), Mike Allison (award-winning lead writer for This Hour has 22 Minutes, NS), Scott Montgomery (actor, producer, and writer, AB), and Trent McClellan (comedian, current cast member of This Hour Has 22 Minutes, ON).
The multimedia design for Canada, It's Complicated has been created by Felix Fradet-Faguy and Normal Studio of Montreal. Fradet-Faguy works regularly with Normal as well as with Ex Machina, Canadian playwright Robert Lepage's production company. Most recently with Ex Machina, Fradet-Faguy designed the images for Lepages acclaimed 2016 theatre production 887, winning the 2017 Toronto Theatre Critics award for Best Design.
**Recommended for ages 14+
Performing at the Grand Theatre, in the Regina Rosen Auditorium
Admit one - $21.06 plus HST and handling fee
Group of 5 or more each ticket will be $16.32 plus HST and handling fee - available by phone or in person only.