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This performance will be followed by a Touch Tour.
Theatre Buddies are available to guide adult VocalEye members with vision loss, 18 years of age and older, who are travelling on their own. This service is generously provided by members of the Victoria Society for Blind Arts and Culture. Please contact Linda Bartram at 250-595-5888. Deadline to reserve a Buddy is the Friday before the described performance.
Described by Jill Sharpe at The Belfry Theatre
Written by Kat Sandler
Directed by Kelly Thornton
Who gets to tell your story? Lila is a black police officer who shot a young unarmed black man. Tim is a white playwright who used the incident as a “jumping off point” for his hit play. Now that play is being made into a Hollywood movie — without Lila’s knowledge. Desperate to save face, Tim pays a visit to Lila and her mother to pave the way for the movie’s lead, former child star Jackie Savage, who’s about to arrive with Soprano-like bodyguard, Tony Cappello.
“It’s a super-funny sitcom-style comedy – allowing us to laugh at serious issues and timely themes – including racial profiling, voice appropriation, ego, selfishness – and the sometimes incomprehensible world of the theatre!” —Michael Shamata, Belfry Artistic Director