November 23 - December 10
“Diane Flacks’ probe of religion’s impact on women will make you think.”
— Now Magazine
Should women abandon religion? Four female panelists face off in a wild, whip-smart public debate about religion and misogyny. With opinions flying from across the religious and political spectrum, Unholy delivers a hilarious, no-holds-barred look at contemporary women in organized religion.
Diane Flacks is an Emmy, Gemini and Dora nominated writer/performer, known for her theatre work, her four smash hit solo shows, her TV series, and her book: Bear With Me. Diane has been doing new work at Buddies for almost 25 years, including her solo show, Random Acts, produced by Nightwood and most recently, Body Politic.
photo of Diane Flacks by Tanja-Tiziana _ design by Lucinda Wallace
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Buddies in Bad Times Theatre welcomes a Nightwood Theatre production
by DIANE FLACKS
directed by KELLY THORNTON
starring DIANE FLACKS, BARBARA GORDON, NIKI LANDAU, BLAIR WILLIAMS + BAHAREH YARAGHI
lighting design BONNIE BEECHER
set + costume design LINDSAY C. WALKER
sound design RICHARD FEREN
projection design LAURA WARREN
movement direction VIV MOORE
NOVEMBER 23 – DECEMBER 10, 2017
Thursday, November 23 // 8pm (preview)
Friday, November 24 // 8pm (preview)
Saturday, November 25 // 8pm (opening night)
Sunday, November 26 // 2:30pm
Tuesday, November 28 // 8pm (followed by a post-show talk back)
Wednesday, November 29 // 8pm (followed by a post-show talk back)
Thursday, November 30 // 1pm
Thursday, November 30 // 8pm (followed by a post-show talk back)
Friday, December 1 // 8pm
Saturday, December 2 // 2:30pm
Saturday, December 2 // 8pm
Sunday, December 3 // 2:30pm
Tuesday, December 5 // 8pm
Wednesday, December 6 // 8pm (followed by a post-show talk back)
Thursday, December 7 // 8pm
Friday, December 8 // 8pm
Saturday, December 9 // 2:30pm
Saturday, December 9 // 8pm
Sunday, December 10 // 2:30pm
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 – they are back with three shows in our 2017/18 season, including remounts of last year’s Unholy and Mouthpiece. 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.
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