You Should Have Stayed Home
Praxis Theatre in association with The Original Norwegian & MainLine Theatre
You Should Have Stayed Home (aka#G20Romp) is a play about Tommy Taylor’s experience over 48 hours at the 2010 G20 weekend in Toronto. While trying to return home from his first ever protest as a law-abiding citizen at the “Free Speech Zone” , Taylor was swept up in a mass arrest, caged with 40 other people in a ten foot by twenty foot cage. An adaption of a viral Facebook note, this community-powered production incorporates local citizens to tell the story of the largest mass arrest in Canadian history.
Written and Performed by Tommy Taylor
Produced by Aislinn Rose
Directed by Michael Wheeler
Lighting Design by Kimberly Purtell
Sound Design by Thomas Ryder Payne
Set Design by Scott Penner
Video Design by Jody Hewston
Stage Management by Rebecca Vandevelde
HORAIRE / SCHEDULE
- Wednesday 30 October 2013 / 20:00
- Thursday 31 October 2013 / 20:00
- Friday 1 November 2013 / 20:00
- Saturday 2 November 2013 / 22:00
Pas de retardataires / No latecomers
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A showcase of the best Fringe artists Montreal has to offer. Follow the #fringebuzz leading up to the fest, and join us for a multidisciplinary Cabaret night of indie theatre, comedy, burlesque and more!
Hosted by Al Lafrance.
Drown your sorrows with hosts Keith Waterfield and Leighland Beckman as they and their guests try to find the funny in their sad, depressing & possibly embarrassing tales. Encouraged by libations the guests will guide you through some of the deepest darkest moments of their lives as the hosts offer their sound advice followed by a prescription for future success.