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October 13 – November 4

Previews October 13 – 17

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Saturday October 13 @ 7pm

Join us before our first preview performance for a casual pre-show discussion with a member of the creative team & enjoy some FREE Amsterdam Beer samples. 

Cricket in the Courtyard

Sunday October 21 @ 12:30pm

Try your hand at Cricket right here in the Factory Courtyard. Join us before our matinee performance to learn about the game, its history, & how to play!

Matt's Chats

Thursday October 25

Ask your burning questions to a selection of cast members, playwrights, and directors during our post-performance discussions led by our Company Dramaturge, Matt McGeachy

About the Playwright

Anosh Irani

Anosh Irani has published four critically acclaimed novels: The Cripple and His Talismans, a national bestseller; The Song of Kahunsha, which was an international bestseller and was shortlisted for Canada Reads and the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize; Dahanu Road, which was nominated for the Man Asian Literary Prize; and The Parcel, a finalist for the Governor General's Literary Award, the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, and the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize. It was longlisted for the 2017 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature and is longlisted for the 2018 Dublin Literary Award. The Parcel was chosen as one of the Best Books of the Year by the Globe and Mail, Quill & Quire, National Post, CBC Books and The Walrus. His play Bombay Black won 5 Dora Mavor Moore Awards, including for Outstanding New Play, and his anthology The Bombay Plays: The Matka King & Bombay Black was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Literary Award. His new play, The Men in White, was nominated for 3 Jessie Richardson Awards including for Outstanding Original Script. His work has been translated into eleven languages.

About the Director

Philip Akin

Selected Directing Credit Include:

Shaw Festival: Of Marriage and Men by George Bernard Shaw (2018), RMTC: The Humans by Steven Karam (2018), Obsidian Theatre: hang by Debbie tucker green (2018), Shaw Festival: 1837: The Farmer’s Revolt by Rick Salutin/TPM Ensemble (2017), Acting Up Stage/Obsidian Theatre Company: Passing Strange by Stew and Heidi Rodewald (2017), Fountain School of Performing Arts: Dalhousie University: Midsummers Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare (2016), Shaw Festival: Master Harold and the Boys by Athol Fugard (2016): Obsidian Theatre: Up the Garden Path by Lisa Codrington (2016), Obsidian Theatre: Venus' Daughter by Meghan Swaby (2016)

The Cast

John Chou
Cyrus Faird
Huse Madhavji
Chanakya Mukherjee
Gugun Deep Singh
Sugith Varughese
Tahirih Vejdani
Farid Yazdani

Explore the rest of the 2018/19 Season!

We Keep Coming Back by Michael Rubenfeld & Sarah Garton Stanley with Mary Berchard and Katka Reszke
The Tashme Project: The Living Archives by Julie Tamiko Manning & Matt Miwa
Bears by Matthew MacKenzie
Angélique by Lorena Gale
Beautiful Man by Erin Shields
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