By Debbie Patterson
April 17 – 28, 2019
Sick + Twisted Theatre
Playwright Debbie Patterson is living with MS, and strives to use her disability to provide insight into what it means to accept the body’s vulnerability. This exploration of end-of-life, seen through the lens of disability, allows Patterson to use her lived experience of a progressive, debilitating, incurable illness to provide a new understanding of what makes life worth living, the value of suffering, and the pleasure of surrendering control.
Sick + Twisted Theatre was established by artists living with disabilities to address the fact that they are grossly underrepresented in the creation and presentation of theatre in Canada and yet artists with disabilities have an understanding of the universal truths of the human condition that can only be arrived at by confronting the challenges presented to us by their exceptional bodies. Sick + Twisted believes that theatre is for anybody with a body, creating work that is risky, rigorous and innovative: an accurate reflection of the experience of living with disability. >> More information about Sick + TwistedNote: this performance takes place in multiple venues within PTE's facility
April 17 - 27 - 7:30 pm (Wed. to Sat. & Tues., April 23)
Sunday, April 21 & 28 - 3:00 pm
No performance on Monday, April 22
Tickets $20 (only 50 seats available per night)
LEAP MUSIC NIGHT!
Friday, April 19, join us after the show in the PTE Lounge