Islands takes the audience into the far future in order to ask some pressing, present-day questions. Are people entitled to their bad ideas? Are people free to relinquish their freedom? When the mob is at the gate, does it matter if they're right or wrong? When your opponent plays dirty, when do you climb down into the dirt with them? All this, plus holograms, radioactive sunflowers, anti-aging medicine and big hats will be on display in two-hour installments starting May 17, 2012.
In keeping with draft89’s mandate to collaborate with artists in a variety of mediums, Islands is set in the round and uses video, music and other effects to transport the audience to this strange future.
Writer/director Graham Porter is joined by the crew that brought you John/Yoko Bed Piece in 2009, including composer and editor Rick Talbot and set and costume designer Risha Yorke. Coupled with a first-class cast, Islands is a show unlike any you'll see this year.
Show Information for Islands:
Tickets are available online at www.draft89.com, by calling the Theatre Centre Box Office at 416-538-0988 (Mon-Fri 1PM-5PM), or by visiting the T.O.Tix BoxOffice at Yonge/Dundas Square (Tues-Sat 12PM-6:30PM)