Prisoner of Tehran

Prisoner of Tehran

Posted by on Apr 26, 2018 in Events, Partner Events | 0 comments

Starlight Youth and JM Drama Alumni

present

Prisoner of Tehran

 

Marina Nemat was born in 1965 in Tehran, Iran. After the Islamic Revolution of 1979, she was arrested at the age of sixteen and spent more than two years in Evin, a political prison in Tehran, where she was tortured and came very close to execution. She came to Canada in 1991 and has called it home ever since. Her memoir of her life in Iran, Prisoner of Tehran, was published in Canada by Penguin Canada in 2007, has been published in 28 other countries, and has been an international bestseller. In 2007, Marina received the inaugural Human Dignity Award from the European Parliament, and in 2008, she received the prestigious Grinzane Prize in Italy. In 2008/2009, she was an Aurea Fellow at University of Toronto’s Massey College, where she wrote her second book, After Tehran: A Life Reclaimed, which was published by Penguin Canada in 2010. Marina regularly speaks at high schools, universities, and conferences around the world and sits on the Board of Directors at CCVT (Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture) and on advisory boards at ACAT (Action by Christians for the Abolition of Torture) and PEN Canada.

Marina’s story is accompanied by Motus O dance theatre providing the audience with a rich experience of a disturbing story.

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April 26, 7 pm

Tickets: $25, $5 eyeGO

 

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Will You Be My Friend

Will You Be My Friend

Posted by on May 9, 2018 in Events, Partner Events | 0 comments

Green Light Arts

presents

Will You Be My Friend

A musical satire.

AWARD-WINNING ARTIST JANICE JO LEE STARS IN A MUSICAL COMEDY ABOUT THE JOURNEY TO FIND HER PLACE IN KITCHENER AS A STRONG, EMPOWERED, KOREAN WOMAN.

Dr. West, Pluto’s leading expert on Earthian Friendiology, presents the findings from his latest experiment on Lonely Entity 1, the patient Janice Joanne Sung Hae Lee. Janice volunteered to be a part of the program because she was lonely and out of options. Mike is a charming and handsome white guy who is always looking for a way to “give back”, and so volunteers to be a part of the program and is paired with Janice despite Janice’s friend, Leila’s protestations.

The play is largely inspired by Janice’s personal experiences living in Waterloo Region. This is a satire exploring how a dominant culture can program people to erase their sense of self, their ancestors, and their identity.

 


 

May 9-20, 2018

Tickets: General $20 | Stud/Senior $15 | Preview $12 (incl. tax)

 

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Will You Be My Friend

Will You Be My Friend

Posted by on May 10, 2018 in Events, Partner Events | 0 comments

Green Light Arts

presents

Will You Be My Friend

A musical satire.

AWARD-WINNING ARTIST JANICE JO LEE STARS IN A MUSICAL COMEDY ABOUT THE JOURNEY TO FIND HER PLACE IN KITCHENER AS A STRONG, EMPOWERED, KOREAN WOMAN.

Dr. West, Pluto’s leading expert on Earthian Friendiology, presents the findings from his latest experiment on Lonely Entity 1, the patient Janice Joanne Sung Hae Lee. Janice volunteered to be a part of the program because she was lonely and out of options. Mike is a charming and handsome white guy who is always looking for a way to “give back”, and so volunteers to be a part of the program and is paired with Janice despite Janice’s friend, Leila’s protestations.

The play is largely inspired by Janice’s personal experiences living in Waterloo Region. This is a satire exploring how a dominant culture can program people to erase their sense of self, their ancestors, and their identity.

 


 

May 9-20, 2018

Tickets: General $20 | Stud/Senior $15 | Preview $12 (incl. tax)

 

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Will You Be My Friend

Will You Be My Friend

Posted by on May 11, 2018 in Events, Partner Events | 0 comments

Green Light Arts

presents

Will You Be My Friend

A musical satire.

AWARD-WINNING ARTIST JANICE JO LEE STARS IN A MUSICAL COMEDY ABOUT THE JOURNEY TO FIND HER PLACE IN KITCHENER AS A STRONG, EMPOWERED, KOREAN WOMAN.

Dr. West, Pluto’s leading expert on Earthian Friendiology, presents the findings from his latest experiment on Lonely Entity 1, the patient Janice Joanne Sung Hae Lee. Janice volunteered to be a part of the program because she was lonely and out of options. Mike is a charming and handsome white guy who is always looking for a way to “give back”, and so volunteers to be a part of the program and is paired with Janice despite Janice’s friend, Leila’s protestations.

The play is largely inspired by Janice’s personal experiences living in Waterloo Region. This is a satire exploring how a dominant culture can program people to erase their sense of self, their ancestors, and their identity.

 


 

May 9-20, 2018

Tickets: General $20 | Stud/Senior $15 | Preview $12 (incl. tax)

 

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Will You Be My Friend

Will You Be My Friend

Posted by on May 12, 2018 in Events, Partner Events | 0 comments

Green Light Arts

presents

Will You Be My Friend

A musical satire.

AWARD-WINNING ARTIST JANICE JO LEE STARS IN A MUSICAL COMEDY ABOUT THE JOURNEY TO FIND HER PLACE IN KITCHENER AS A STRONG, EMPOWERED, KOREAN WOMAN.

Dr. West, Pluto’s leading expert on Earthian Friendiology, presents the findings from his latest experiment on Lonely Entity 1, the patient Janice Joanne Sung Hae Lee. Janice volunteered to be a part of the program because she was lonely and out of options. Mike is a charming and handsome white guy who is always looking for a way to “give back”, and so volunteers to be a part of the program and is paired with Janice despite Janice’s friend, Leila’s protestations.

The play is largely inspired by Janice’s personal experiences living in Waterloo Region. This is a satire exploring how a dominant culture can program people to erase their sense of self, their ancestors, and their identity.

 


 

May 9-20, 2018

Tickets: General $20 | Stud/Senior $15 | Preview $12 (incl. tax)

 

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Will You Be My Friend

Will You Be My Friend

Posted by on May 13, 2018 in Events, Partner Events | 0 comments

Green Light Arts

presents

Will You Be My Friend

A musical satire.

AWARD-WINNING ARTIST JANICE JO LEE STARS IN A MUSICAL COMEDY ABOUT THE JOURNEY TO FIND HER PLACE IN KITCHENER AS A STRONG, EMPOWERED, KOREAN WOMAN.

Dr. West, Pluto’s leading expert on Earthian Friendiology, presents the findings from his latest experiment on Lonely Entity 1, the patient Janice Joanne Sung Hae Lee. Janice volunteered to be a part of the program because she was lonely and out of options. Mike is a charming and handsome white guy who is always looking for a way to “give back”, and so volunteers to be a part of the program and is paired with Janice despite Janice’s friend, Leila’s protestations.

The play is largely inspired by Janice’s personal experiences living in Waterloo Region. This is a satire exploring how a dominant culture can program people to erase their sense of self, their ancestors, and their identity.

 


 

May 9-20, 2018

Tickets: General $20 | Stud/Senior $15 | Preview $12 (incl. tax)

 

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Will You Be My Friend

Will You Be My Friend

Posted by on May 16, 2018 in Events, Partner Events | 0 comments

Green Light Arts

presents

Will You Be My Friend

A musical satire.

AWARD-WINNING ARTIST JANICE JO LEE STARS IN A MUSICAL COMEDY ABOUT THE JOURNEY TO FIND HER PLACE IN KITCHENER AS A STRONG, EMPOWERED, KOREAN WOMAN.

Dr. West, Pluto’s leading expert on Earthian Friendiology, presents the findings from his latest experiment on Lonely Entity 1, the patient Janice Joanne Sung Hae Lee. Janice volunteered to be a part of the program because she was lonely and out of options. Mike is a charming and handsome white guy who is always looking for a way to “give back”, and so volunteers to be a part of the program and is paired with Janice despite Janice’s friend, Leila’s protestations.

The play is largely inspired by Janice’s personal experiences living in Waterloo Region. This is a satire exploring how a dominant culture can program people to erase their sense of self, their ancestors, and their identity.

 


 

May 9-20, 2018

Tickets: General $20 | Stud/Senior $15 | Preview $12 (incl. tax)

 

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Will You Be My Friend

Will You Be My Friend

Posted by on May 17, 2018 in Events, Partner Events | 0 comments

Green Light Arts

presents

Will You Be My Friend

A musical satire.

AWARD-WINNING ARTIST JANICE JO LEE STARS IN A MUSICAL COMEDY ABOUT THE JOURNEY TO FIND HER PLACE IN KITCHENER AS A STRONG, EMPOWERED, KOREAN WOMAN.

Dr. West, Pluto’s leading expert on Earthian Friendiology, presents the findings from his latest experiment on Lonely Entity 1, the patient Janice Joanne Sung Hae Lee. Janice volunteered to be a part of the program because she was lonely and out of options. Mike is a charming and handsome white guy who is always looking for a way to “give back”, and so volunteers to be a part of the program and is paired with Janice despite Janice’s friend, Leila’s protestations.

The play is largely inspired by Janice’s personal experiences living in Waterloo Region. This is a satire exploring how a dominant culture can program people to erase their sense of self, their ancestors, and their identity.

 


 

May 9-20, 2018

Tickets: General $20 | Stud/Senior $15 | Preview $12 (incl. tax)

 

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Will You Be My Friend

Will You Be My Friend

Posted by on May 18, 2018 in Events, Partner Events | 0 comments

Green Light Arts

presents

Will You Be My Friend

A musical satire.

AWARD-WINNING ARTIST JANICE JO LEE STARS IN A MUSICAL COMEDY ABOUT THE JOURNEY TO FIND HER PLACE IN KITCHENER AS A STRONG, EMPOWERED, KOREAN WOMAN.

Dr. West, Pluto’s leading expert on Earthian Friendiology, presents the findings from his latest experiment on Lonely Entity 1, the patient Janice Joanne Sung Hae Lee. Janice volunteered to be a part of the program because she was lonely and out of options. Mike is a charming and handsome white guy who is always looking for a way to “give back”, and so volunteers to be a part of the program and is paired with Janice despite Janice’s friend, Leila’s protestations.

The play is largely inspired by Janice’s personal experiences living in Waterloo Region. This is a satire exploring how a dominant culture can program people to erase their sense of self, their ancestors, and their identity.

 


 

May 9-20, 2018

Tickets: General $20 | Stud/Senior $15 | Preview $12 (incl. tax)

 

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Will You Be My Friend

Will You Be My Friend

Posted by on May 19, 2018 in Events, Partner Events | 0 comments

Green Light Arts

presents

Will You Be My Friend

A musical satire.

AWARD-WINNING ARTIST JANICE JO LEE STARS IN A MUSICAL COMEDY ABOUT THE JOURNEY TO FIND HER PLACE IN KITCHENER AS A STRONG, EMPOWERED, KOREAN WOMAN.

Dr. West, Pluto’s leading expert on Earthian Friendiology, presents the findings from his latest experiment on Lonely Entity 1, the patient Janice Joanne Sung Hae Lee. Janice volunteered to be a part of the program because she was lonely and out of options. Mike is a charming and handsome white guy who is always looking for a way to “give back”, and so volunteers to be a part of the program and is paired with Janice despite Janice’s friend, Leila’s protestations.

The play is largely inspired by Janice’s personal experiences living in Waterloo Region. This is a satire exploring how a dominant culture can program people to erase their sense of self, their ancestors, and their identity.

 


 

May 9-20, 2018

Tickets: General $20 | Stud/Senior $15 | Preview $12 (incl. tax)

 

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