May 14 – 26, 2013

*** (out of four) “a provocative work… has all the signs of originality, talent and commitment that mark the best of indie theatre”
-Toronto Star (read article)
**** (out of five) “a savvy, multilayered look at identity [and] celebrity”
-Now Magazine (read article)
**** (out of five) “An entertaining and enlightening look at the cult of celebrity”
-Theatromania (read article)
“stunning set design, witty narrative, and a stand out emotional performance delivered by Kyle Travis Young.”
-Dobbernation(read article)
“a powerful deconstruction of the nature of art, icons and contemporary celebrity”
-Charlebois Post (read article)


Of A Monstrous Child: a gaga musical

Performance legend Leigh Bowery hosts an irreverent musical cabaret devoted to one of our most enigmatic and polarizing pop stars, Lady Gaga. Featuring a collection of the art world’s greatest icons, this “dance floor dialectic” celebrates the place where high culture hooks up with low art.

written and directed by Alistair Newton

starring Bruce Dow as Leigh Bowery and Kimberly Persona as Lady Gaga
with Gavin Crawford, Tyson JamesChy Ryan Spain and Kyle Travis Young

musical director Dan Rutzen
set & costumes Matt Jackson
lighting & projections Trevor Schwellnus
sound design Lyon Smith
choreography Sky Fairchild-Waller
key makeup artist Stacey Laureyssens

Post Show Talk-Back

Stick around after the show on Thursday, May 23 for a post-show chat with the actors and creative team.

Show Times

Tues – Sat 8pm, Sun 2:30pm


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