My Funny Valentine
January 10 - 21
“An exceptionally beautiful piece of work… simply superb.”
— Vancouver Courier
Zee Zee Theatre (Vancouver)
In February 2008, a fifteen-year-old boy asked another boy in his class to be his valentine. The next day, that boy shot and killed him during first period. My Funny Valentine enters the minds of people on the fringes of a murder that will forever affect them and examines the ripple effect of hatred in a community. Haunting, moving, and at times strangely comedic, My Funny Valentine cracks open the greater humanity of a town trying to heal.
My Funny Valentine is on stage in our Cabaret.
photo of Dave Deveau by Tanja-Tiziana _ design by Lucinda Wallace
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“The characters in My Funny Valentine were compelling and nuanced. Their distances from the action allowed what could have been a straightforward real-life horror story to unfold like a murder mystery, a whydunit where the answer will never make any sense”
“Timely and sensitive, a much-needed dose of social consciousness, good theatre, and reflection.”
-Fun! Fun! Vancouver!
“A play’s premiere is like a birth. My Funny Valentine is a beautiful baby.”
“With My Funny Valentine, Deveau proves himself once again as a playwright on the rise.”
“The most important piece of theatre I’ve seen in the past year.”
Buddies in Bad Times Theatre welcomes a Zee Zee Theatre production
MY FUNNY VALENTINE
by DAVE DEVEAU
directed by CAMERON MACKENZIE
starring CONOR WYLIE
assistant directed by BRONWYN CARRADINE
stage management by HANNAH CASE
set + costume design by MARINA SZIJARTO
lighting design by JERGUS OPRSAL
sound design by SHAWN SORENSEN
January 10 – 21, 2017
run time 90 minutes
Wednesday, January 10 // 8pm (preview)
Thursday, January 11 // 8pm (opening night)
Friday, January 12 // 8pm
Saturday, January 13 // 2:30pm
Saturday, January 13 // 8pm
Sunday, January 14 // 2:30pm
Tuesday, January 16 // 8pm
Wednesday, January 17 // 8pm
Thursday, January 18 // 8pm
Friday, January 19 // 8pm
Saturday, January 20 // 2:30pm
Saturday, January 20 // 8pm
Sunday, January 21 // 2:30pm
Vancouver’s Zee Zee Theatre was founded in 2008 as a company devoted to telling small stories in the lives of the marginalized. Through signature productions like My Funny Valentine, the company has established itself as having unique and provocative conversations with diverse audiences, offering recognizable situations with poignancy and building a connection with our surrounding community in order to inspire unity in shared human experience.
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