OCTOBER 2021 | Volume 208


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by Morgan Lloyd Malcom
United Players
Jericho Arts Centre, 1675 Discovery St.
Nov. 12-Dec. 5
$30/$26 or 604-224-8007 ext. 2

Meet Emilia Bassano. She's angry, at how she is silenced, struggling to publish, defined by the men in her life.  Angry that she is remembered by history only as the "Dark Lady" of Shakespeare's sonnets.  A poet, a feminist, a mother, and more. Can all these identities reside in the same person? 

An award-winning play with an all-female cast of 17... backed by an all-female team of 21.

Emilia stars Marion LandersKiomi PykeAurora Rain and Charmaine Sibanda as Emilia with 

Fernanda Aguilar, Amy Amantea, Holly Collis Handford, Addison Forster, Jennifer Gaze, Penny Handford, Samantha Hussey, Gabriella Klein, Dana Schindel, PirilSesli, Hayley Sullivan, Elaine Thrash and Ina Wang.   

Emilia is directed by Lois Anderson, with music composed by Sierra Haynes, musical director Glee Devereaux, dance choreographer Ali Watson, fight choreographer Sylvie La Rivière, set & costume design by Cecilia Vadala, lighting design by Harika Xu, sound design by Sierra Haynes, technical direction by Jamie Sweeney, stage management by Anita Jian, and is produced by Linda Begg. 

Emilia runs in-house from Nov 12–Dec 5, Thursday through Saturday at 8 pm, Sundays at 2pm.  Talkback night: Nov. 18.

Tickets for any performance are: regular $30, seniors & students $26, LAP card holders $15 (Nov 12-21 only).  Tickets are available online at  Ticket holders can make a reservation online or by phoning 604 224 8007, ext. 2.  Preview Nov 11, all tickets $15. 

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