Photo: Anthony Perpuse & Ericka Leobrera, photo by Dahlia Katz | Set & Costume Designer: Jackie Chau | Lighting Designer: Michelle Ramsay
A Factory Theatre Production
Directed by Nina Lee Aquino
August 1993 – two 2nd generation Filipino Canadian teenagers unexpectedly meet at a rustic cabin in Northeast Saskatchewan, not realizing that they share a family history. Their mothers both came from the Philippines in 1967 to work at the same hospital in small-town Saskatchewan. Beatrice’s mother stayed and married the local hockey hero. Romeo’s family is in Ontario and he's heading to BC for university. Together they share one magical evening with a boom box under the magnificent Saskatchewan sky.
A funny and touching continuation of the story begun in the hit play Prairie Nurse (PTE, 2018).
"The Waltz is a beautifully crafted romance that reflects the country’s fascinating tapestry of cultures, intermingling and ever-evolving through the generations." - Globe & Mail
"The Waltzcharms us with laughs, romance and dancing. You’ll leave the theatre with your heart full, humming a few tunes." - NOW Magazine
"Badian’s rom-com oozes nostalgia and charm, a ‘90s tale of boy-meets-girl with substance and bite." - Intermission Magazine