Inside Out Theatre and Lunchbox Theatre present Assassinating Thomson
Our first Deaf Interpreted performance, interpreted by Wanda Warkentin!
FOLLOWING OUR SOLD-OUT PRESENTATION OF THIS INSIGHTFUL ONE MAN SHOW IN 2017 ASSASSINATING THOMSON IS COMING BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!
Award- winning and critically acclaimed Visually Impaired visual artist Bruce Horak lives with 9% of his vision and has, over the last two years, painted a series over 400 unique portraits which attempt to capture the way that he sees, aptly named The Way I See It.
As he tells the story of The Way I See It, the tale of Canadian painter Tom Thomson’s unsolved murder is interwoven throughout, including the truth and lies behind the mysterious death of one of Canada’s greatest artists and the subsequent rise of The Group of Seven. The mystery takes you from the tiny community of Canoe Lake, to the hallowed halls of our nation’s capital, and eventually on to the World stage.
Art, politics, greed, ambition, love and murder are intertwined in a one-man tour-de-force as Horak exploits icons of Canadian History, including Tom Thomson, Lawren Harris, and William Lyon Mackenzie King.
As he reveals his controversial perspective on Canadian Art History, Horak shares the unique way he sees the world through an original portrait of each new audience.
RUNNING TIME: 1 Hour
LOCATION: Lunchbox Theatre, at the base of the Calgary Tower - 160 115 9 Avenue SE
TICKETS: We are happy to offer Good Host Audience %50 off their ticket, that’s just $12.50!
To book your 50% off ticket just e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with the number of tickets you’d like.