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THEATRE PREVIEW

FEBRUARY 2018 | Volume 164

 

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TOMORROW’S CHILD
by Ray Bradbury
Ghost River Theatre
Shadbolt Centre, Burnaby
Mar. 14-17
$36/$15
www.shadboltcentre.com or 604-205-3000
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The Shadbolt Centre presents “Tomorrow’s Child” from Ghost River Theatre

Calgary’s acclaimed Ghost River Theatre, with special permission from the Ray Bradbury estate, has created a new audio-only adaptation of Bradbury’s sci-fi short story Tomorrow’s Child as a one-of-kind, audio-only theatre experience presented to a blindfolded audience.

“Come on!” (Eric) Rose says. “It’s wicked! Who doesn’t want to go into a room and have an extraordinary, immersive sound experience?” – Calgary Herald

This ain’t no radio play – the quirks of 50s sci-fi are reimagined for a highly immersive sonic environment, created with the latest in sound technology. This is an unforgettable sonic journey that has to be heard to be believed.

Bradbury's classic short story presents two new parents in an imagined future confronting the realities of their newborn baby – who has been born into another dimension. Will they accept the divide between parent and child? Or find another solution?

“…Your ears receive the audio equivalent of a five-star dinner.”  - Stephen Hunt, Calgary Herald
“…an intriguing immersive experience combined with compelling storytelling.” -  Jessica Goldman - CBC Radio Reviewer

Based on the short story Tomorrow Child by Ray Bradbury, originally published as The Shape of Things © 1947; renewed 1975

Trailer – “Tomorrow’s Child”

About Ghost River Theatre
Led by Artistic Director Eric Rose, GRT is a devised theatre company that creates, develops and mounts original productions through a significant investment in imaginative research and development. We make our work in a rigorous, supportive collaborative-creation environment that recognizes and utilizes the unique abilities of all participants, premiering our work in Calgary and then touring it nationally and internationally. Our work embraces a hybrid of high tech visual spectacle with low-fi theatrical magic. As Jessica Goldman of CBC Radio stated “…no one is better at mounting a totally unique and exquisitely creative piece of work than Ghost River Theatre.”

For show information and tickets visit shadboltcentre.com

TOMORROW’S CHILD
March 14-17 │8pm
Tickets: Adult $36.00│Youth $15.00
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(available at the Box Office or online

 

 

 

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