OCTOBER 21 - NOVEMBER 6
“This is a brilliant and brave play”
— Judith Thompson
A single mother and her rebellious teenage daughter collide when a love interest comes between them, leaving 14-year-old Maddie caught in the crossfire. Armed with little more than a microphone, a laptop, and a vocal processor, writer-performer Anna Chatterton masterfully creates a sonic landscape to tell this dark and deliciously funny story of a passionate and imperfect family.
Anna Chatterton is a playwright, librettist and performer. Anna co-writes and performs with the acclaimed Independent Aunties whose works Gertrude and Alice, Breakfast, and Clean Irene & Dirty Maxine have all played to packed houses here at Buddies. She has also created critically acclaimed work for companies such as Tarragon Theatre, the Canadian Opera Company, and Harbourfront Centre.
Quiver plays alongside Mouthpiece as part of an electric double bill that unleashes and explodes the possibilities of the female voice through innovative use of music and sound. Book tickets for both shows and save .
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photo of Anna Chatterton by Tanja-Tiziana.
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Buddies in Bad Times Theatre proudly welcomes a Nightwood Theatre production
written + performed by ANNA CHATTERTON
directed by ANDREA DONALDSON
sound design MICHAEL RINALDI
lighting design ANDRE DU TOIT
set design KELLY WOLF
Quiver plays alongside Mouthpiece as part of an electric double bill that unleashes and explodes the possibilities of the female voice through innovative use of music and sound. Book tickets for both shows and save – click here to purchase a 2-play pass.
Thursday, October 20 // Mouthpiece – 7pm (preview)
Friday, October 21 // Mouthpiece – 7pm | Quiver – 8:30pm (preview)
Saturday, October 22 // Quiver – 7pm | Mouthpiece – 8:30pm (opening night)
Sunday, October 23 // Mouthpiece – 2pm | Quiver – 3:30pm
Tuesday, October 25 // Quiver – 7pm | Mouthpiece – 8:30pm
Wednesday, October 26 // Mouthpiece – 2pm | no performance of Quiver
Thursday, October 27 // Quiver – 7pm | Mouthpiece – 8:30pm
Friday, October 28 // Mouthpiece – 7pm | Quiver – 8:30pm
Saturday, October 29 // Quiver – 7pm | Mouthpiece – 8:30pm
Sunday, October 30 // Mouthpiece – 2pm | Quiver – 3:30pm
Tuesday, November 1 // Quiver – 7pm | Mouthpiece – 8:30pm
Wednesday, November 2 // Mouthpiece – 7pm | Quiver – 8:30pm
Thursday, November 3 // Quiver – 7pm | Mouthpiece – 8:30pm
Friday, November 4 // Mouthpiece – 7pm | Quiver – 8:30pm
Saturday, November 5 // Quiver – 7pm | Mouthpiece – 8:30pm
Sunday, November 6 // Mouthpiece – 2pm | Quiver – 3:30pm
As Canada’s foremost feminist theatre, Nightwood provides an essential home for the creation of extraordinary theatre by women. Founded in 1979, Nightwood Theatre has created and produced award-winning plays, which have won Dora Mavor Moore, Chalmers, Trillium and Governor General’s Awards. The company is led by Artistic Director Kelly Thornton and Managing Director Beth Brown, who have received public acclaim in artistic excellence, advocacy, and their successful training and development of emerging female talent.
Buddies’ audiences will remember Nightwood from their epic production of Margaret Atwood’s The Penelopiad in 2012 and 2013. Our two companies have enjoyed a decades-long relationship, dating all the way back to the 1980 Rhubarb Festival and including such hits as Diane Flacks’ Bear with Me and Maja Ardal’s HER2.
Quiver/Mouthpiece Double-bill* $25
Quiver/Mouthpiece Double-bill* $45
Sunday Matinees PWYC
UNDER 30 / ARTS WORKER**
Quiver/Mouthpiece Double-bill* $41
Sunday Matinees PWYC
*Click here to purchase a 2-play pass.
**Under 30 / Artsworker tickets can be purchased in-person at the box office or over the phone at 416-975-8555.
A limited number of $20 Rush Tickets will be available for each performance of Quiver.
For more information, including Group Rates and Rush Ticket policies, click here.