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Shedding a Skin
April 20 - May 4

“I defy anyone to walk out untouched.”

— The Guardian

A Nightwood Theatre production in association with Buddies in Bad Times

On the 15th floor of a London tower block, a revolution takes place. Myah has ejected herself from a corporate hellscape only to crash-land in the spare room of an elder named Mildred—an evasive auntie with laminated house rules and hidden wounds. But healing takes many shapes, and sometimes it looks like sneaking your roommate’s duckanoo.

Shedding a Skin is a one-woman buddy comedy for the heartbroken—a series of exquisitely observed, quietly radical scenes that offers a hand to those feeling the weight of the world. Drop your baggage at the door. Connection is resistance.

photography by Kristen Sawatzky, treatment by Fran Chudnoff

Tuesday, April 22 // 7:30PM (preview)
Wednesday, April 23 // 7:30PM (preview)

Thursday, April 24 // 7:30PM (opening night)
Friday, April 25 // 7:30PM
Saturday, April 26 // 7:30PM
Sunday, April 27 // 1:30PM
Tuesday, April 29// 7:30PM
Wednesday, April 30 // 7:30PM
Thursday, May 1 // 7:30PM
Friday, May 2 // 7:30PM
Saturday, May 3 // 7:30PM
Sunday, May 4 // 1:30PM

Amanda Wilkin // playwright
Cherissa Richards // director

Nightwood Theatre is Canada’s preeminent feminist theatre. Nightwood cultivates, creates, and produces extraordinary theatre by women and gender-expansive artists, liberating futures, one room at a time. Founded in 1979, Nightwood Theatre has created, produced and toured award-winning plays that have garnered Dora Mavor Moore, Chalmers, Trillium and Governor General’s awards. The company is helmed by Artistic Director Andrea Donaldson and Managing Director Naz Afsahi, whose leadership has received public acclaim for artistic excellence, the successful training and development of emerging female talent, and their on-going advocacy around gender equity.

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Dates & Times

Preview
April 22 7:30PM

April 23 7:30PM

Show Run
April 24-May 4
Tue-Sat 7:30PM
Sun 1:30PM

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