You Should Have Stayed Home

Praxis Theatre in association with The Original Norwegian & MainLine Theatre

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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


  • Wednesday 30 October 2013 / 20:00
  • Thursday 31 October 2013 / 20:00
  • Friday 1 November 2013 / 20:00
  • Saturday 2 November 2013 / 22:00

60 minutes
Pas de retardataires / No latecomers

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