Season tickets 2019
A staged reading is a thoroughly enjoyable way to experience a play. With no sets and costumes, engage your imagination to create the play in your own mind while hearing it read by talented actors.
Frozen January 20th, 2019 7:00 p.m.
Written by Bryony Lavery
Directed by Guy Fauchon
One evening, ten-year-old Rhona goes missing. Her mother, Nancy, retreats into a state of frozen hope. Agnetha, an American academic, comes to England to research a thesis: Serial KillingA Forgivable Act?. Then theres Ralph, a loner whos looking for some distraction. Drawn together by horrific circumstances, these three embark on a long, dark journey which finally curves upward into the light.
Angry, humane, and compassionate, this extraordinary play entwines the lives of a murderer, the mother of one of his victims, and his psychologist to explore our capacity for forgiveness, remorse, and change after an act that seems to rule them out entirely.
Audience advisory: mature themes not suitable for young audience
WIT March 3rd, 2019 7:00 pm
Written by Margaret Edson
Directed by Alan Brodie
Margaret Edsons powerfully imagined Pulitzer Prize-winning play examines what makes life worth living through her exploration of one of existences unifying experiences mortality. In Wit, Edson delves into timeless questions with no final answers: How should we live our lives knowing that we will die? Is the way we live our lives and interact with others more important than what we achieve materially, professionally, or intellectually? How does language figure into our lives? Can science and art help us conquer death, or our fear of it? What will seem most important to each of us about life as that life comes to an end?
Proof April 14th, 2019 7:00 pm
Written by David Auburn
Directed by Cathy Wilmot
Proof is the story of an enigmatic young woman, Catherine, her manipulative sister, their brilliant father, and an unexpected suitor. The young but guarded Catherine grieves over the loss of her father, a famous mathematician who had become a legend at the local university for solving complicated proofs, and for suffering from dementia. Just as Catherine begins to give in to her fear that she, too, might suffer from her father's condition, her older sister Claire returns home to help "settle" family affairs and Hal, one of the father's old students, starts to poke around the house. What Hal discovers in an old speckle-bound notebook brings to light a buried family secret, which tests the sisters' kinship as well as the romantic feelings growing between Catherine and Hal.
A View From the Bridge May 26th 7:00 p.m.
Written by Arthur Miller
Directed by Rebecca Walters
In Eddie and Beatrice's humble and hardworking Brooklyn neighborhood, family ties are a fierce point of pride. Case in point, Bea's orphaned niece, Catherine has lived with them since she was a child and is now ready to make her way in the world, though Eddie seems reluctant to let her grow up. When the couple agrees to take in two of Bea's cousins, Marco and Rodolpho, who have traveled from Italy to find work illegally, Catherine and Rodolpho start spending more time together, fanning Eddie's hot temper and driving the family to an emotional boiling point. A Greek Tragedy set in in 1950s Brooklyn.
Peninsula Productions (View)
14600 North Bluff Road
White Rock, BC V4B 3C9
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|