Theatre francais de Toronto and Pleiades Theatre present a play by Tomson Highway, known in French as Zesty Gopher sest fait ecraser par un frigo. A postal worker shares her small town’s gossip and secrets in this solo musical comedy. Performances in English, French and Cree with surtitles (see website for details). Previews from Oct 12, opens Oct 14 and runs to Nov 6, Wed-Fri 8 pm (additional show Tue Oct 25, no show Wed Oct 26) mat Sat 3:30 pm, Sun 2:30 pm. $19-$49.
Highways musical features remarkable singing actor Patricia Cano as a Metis woman who runs the post office in Lovely, Ontario. Able to read letters through their envelopes, she presents sketches of the townspeople and their correspondents in this lively, touching, trilingual show.
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