Forbidden Love. Forgotten Holocaust.
RED SNOW by Toronto playwright and award-winning actor Diana Tso, plays January 12-28 at Theatre Passe Muraille. Inspired by the stories of survivors of the Rape of Nanking, the production marks the 75th anniversary of this forgotten holocaust of WWII.
RED SNOW is directed by Beatriz Pizano (Aluna Theatre), winner of the prestigious John Hirsch Prize from the Canada Council for the Arts, and is dramaturged by Ric Knowles (Necessary Angel, Tarragon, Stratford). RED SNOW features performers Zoé Doyle (Global TV’s King), Vienna Hehir (Stratford Festival), Derek Kwan (Ahuri Theatre, fuGen), Janet Lo (Necessary Angel’s Tout Comme Elle) and Richard Tse (Tapestry’s Iron Road), plus musicians Patty Chan (Toronto Chinese Orchestra) and Brandon Valdivia (Picastro). Music for RED SNOW is composed by acclaimed Chinese Canadian composer/pianist Alice Ping Yee Ho; movement is choreographed by two-time Dora nominee William Yong (Zata Omm Dance Projects). Set/multi-media design by Dora Award winner Trevor Schwellnus (Aluna Theatre); costume design by Victoria Wallace (Theatre Smith-Gilmour, Theatre Columbus, COC); lighting design by Dora and Pauline McGibbon Award winner Michelle Ramsay. Stage Manager: Sandy Plunkett. Production Manager: Doug Morum.
Everything you need to know:
Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace
16 Ryerson Avenue (near Queen and Bathurst)
January 12 – 28, 2012 (Previews Jan 12 & 13, Opens Jan 14)
*All evening shows begin at 7:30pm*
(Jan 19 – 21 @ 7:30pm, plus Sat 21 Matinee @2pm) – EXTRA MATINEE Mon 16 at 2pm
(Jan 23 – 28 @7:30pm, plus Wed 25 and Sat 28 Matinees @2pm)
$30 General, $15 Student, PWYC Saturday Matinees, Group Rates available.
Box Office: 416-504-7529 / www.artsboxoffice.ca
Jennifer Radford, STAF Publicist
416-703-2773 x202 (or) email@example.com