February 27 – March 8, 2020
“full of wisdom, humour and heartbreaking honesty”
— Now Magazine
A TIMESHARE PERFORMANCE
In 1992, novelist Brian Francis placed a personals ad in the newspaper. In total, he received 25 responses but there were 13 letters he never responded to. Now, at a much different stage in life, Brian has written replies to those letters. Featuring a cast of 13 queer actors, Box 4901 is a hilarious, strange, sweet, and awkward look back at how gay men used to find one another.
image of Brian Francis by Tanja-Tiziana
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a timeshare performance
by BRIAN FRANCIS
directed + co-created by ROB KEMPSON
starring BRIAN FRANCIS, COLIN ASUNCION, HUME BAUGH, SAMSON BONKEABANTU BROWN, KEITH COLE, DANIEL JELANI ELLIS, JEFF HO, MICHAEL HUGHES, INDRIT KASAPI, DANIEL KROLIK, ERIC MORIN, G KYLE SHIELDS, CHY RYAN SPAIN + GEOFFREY WHYNOT
set design BRANDON KLEIMAN
lighting design COSETTE PIN
sound design ADRIAN SHEPHERD-GAWINSKI
producer STACEY NORTON
associate producer CURTIS TE BRINKE
stage management LUCY MCPHEE
production manager KATHERINE SMITH
communications KATIE SAUNORIS
February 27 – March 8, 2020
The show runs approximately 75 mins with no intermission. There is some mature content of a sexual nature.
Thursday, February 27 // 8:00 PM (preview)
Friday, February 28 // 8:00 PM (opening night)
Saturday, February 29 // 2:30 PM
Saturday, February 29 // 8:00 PM
Sunday, March 1 // 2:30 PM
Tuesday, March 3 // 8:00 PM
Wednesday, March 4 // 8:00 PM
Thursday, March 5 // 8:00 PM
Friday, March 6 // 8:00 PM
Saturday, March 7 // 2:30 PM
Saturday, March 7 // 8:00 PM
Sunday, March 8 // 2:30 PM
Get $29 tickets for all performances of Box 4901 when you book early – prices go up January 27
Tu / W $35
Th / F / Sa $42
Matinees (Sa / Su) $35
All Performances $25
Feb 27, Feb 29 (matinee), and Mar 1 (matinee) Pay-What-You-Can
On selected dates, a block of Pay-What-You-Can rush tickets will go on sale at noon for that day’s performance, and you pick the price. If cost is a barrier, this is your chance to get an affordable ticket. If you are able to pay more, this is your chance to increase your support for the work on stage and ensure it stays affordable for those who need it. Pay What You Can tickets are available until 7:00pm for evening performances and 2:30pm on afternoon performances, or until they sell out – whichever comes first.
Rush Tickets are generally only available in-person at our box office, and we recommend getting here early for more popular shows as these tickets can sell fast. However, if getting down here in the middle of the day presents a barrier – accessible transportation, childcare, etc – simply call the box office at 416-975-8555 and we’ll hold up to two Rush Tickets for you that you can purchase when you arrive to see the show.
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