By Hannah Moscovitch | Produced by 2b theatre company
Set in Ottawa in the 1920s, this story takes us into the lives and bedrooms of women nearly a century ago, repressed by lack of sexual education and freedom. A powerful play by Ottawa’s award-winning playwright Hannah Moscovitch.
Approx. 75 min
The first Sunday of each GCTC production is a Pay-What-You-Desire performance. Available tickets can be purchased in person at the box office as of noon for the 2PM performance for whatever price suits your budget.
Why I chose this play
“Changes to reproductive rights in the U.S. have made this play even more relevant than when it was written. Hannah nails the final movements of this play with her trademark punch.”
— Eric Coates, Artistic Director
Hannah Moscovitch: Playwright
Liisa Repo-Martell: Sophie
Rebecca Parent: Alma
David Patrick Flemming: Johnny
Leigh Ann Vardy: Lighting Designer
Leesa Hamilton: Costume Designer
Andrew Cull: Set Designer
Fiona Jones: Stage Manager
Daniel Oulton: Production Manager
Louisa Adamson: Director of Production
Jess Preece: Assistant Stage Manager
Adrienne Wong: Director
Stages & Pages
The Ottawa Public Library and GCTC have come together in a special partnership to help you explore the themes and topics raised in each play during GCTC’s 2017-2018 season.
OPL’s Readers’ Advisory staff have read the scripts for each of the plays, and recommended resources to further the exploration of their themes. The resources will only add to the experience of seeing the show, and can be explored before or after being part of the audience.
The GCTC Prologue Series is back for another year of exciting discussions that take us into the creative process of the plays on our stage.
The Prologue Series is free to the public and will take place before the second preview of each production at 6:45pm in the GCTC lobby. Hosted by CBC Television Reporter Sandra Abma, the event takes place on January 17 and the guests include:
The series is free to the public and will taat 6:45 pm in the GCTC lobby. The next event will be hosted by CBC Reporter Sandra Abma and takes place on January 17. Prologue will feature a discussion with guests:
- Julie White (Women's Rights Activist)
- Christian Barry (Director)
"Moscovitch has presented us with a startling piece of theatre based in working-class Ottawa in the 1920s but the implications of how far out society has left to go plays the most unexpected twist." - Apartment 613