Two new musicals play with fresh ideas in development.
Songs for Lifeboats
By Amiel Gladstone and Veda Hille
The creators of Onegin are working on a new piece. Come and see the results of their earliest experiments.
Co-Created by KylaGardiner, Barbara Adler, and James Meger
Produced by The Public Swoon
Book & Lyrics: Barbara Adler. Music: Peggy Lee& Leah Abramson. Dramaturgy: DD Kugler. Performers: Amanda Sum(voice), Emily Millard (voice), Hilary Ison (voice), Lucien Durey (voice),Ashley Aron (voice), Gavin Youngash (guitar) and 2 more TBC.
Mermaid Spring is an upcoming serialized musical exploring design-led creation, deep co-creation and eco-design. Over three episodes of live theatre, Mermaid Spring will tell the story of Weeki Wachee Springs, Florida –– a real-life deep water springs attraction where since 1947, women have donned mermaid tails to perform underwater shows.
Supporters: SFU School for the Contemporary Arts,Barking Sphinx Performance, Canada Council for the Arts, The Hamber Foundation.
A facilitated "Ask Us Anything" panel with local audience members plus a demo of Weshowup.io - a new pay-what-you-wish ticketing platform.