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Young People's Theatre (YPT) Presents: Truth

It’s 1858 on a Virginian tobacco plantation. Deep in a forest, a young Black girl named Phoebe sits in the hollow of a tree, a notebook in her pocket and a harrowing choice ahead. Truth tells the story of a courageous 16-year-old, the arrival of a stranger from the north, and a trail of secrets that could change everything. From the American South to St. Catharines, Ontario, Truth chronicles the fierce strength and resilience of a community as it struggles to find freedom.

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WORLD PREMIERE
On the Ada Slaight Stage Jan. 29 – Feb. 23, 2024
Recommended for Ages 10+ | Grades 5+
Run time: approx. 70 minutes

It’s 1858 on a Virginian tobacco plantation. Deep in a forest, a young Black girl named Phoebe sits in the hollow of a tree, a notebook in her pocket and a harrowing choice ahead. Truth is adapted from the Governor General’s Award-winning novel “The Gospel Truth“, and tells the story of a courageous 16-year-old, the arrival of a stranger from the north, and a trail of secrets that could change everything. From the American South to St. Catharines, Ontario, Truth chronicles the fierce strength and resilience of a community as it struggles to find freedom.

Performances:
Previews: Jan. 29 & 30 at 10:15AM

Weekdays: Feb. 6, 8, 13, 15, 21 & 22 at 10:15AM & 1:00PM | Feb. 7, 9 & 23 at 10:30AM

Weekends & Holiday: Feb. 3, 10, 17 & 19 at 2:00PM | Feb. 4, 11 & 18 at 1:00PM

Relaxed Performances: Feb. 9 at 10:30AM & Feb. 10 at 2:00PM

Truth features performances by Wade Bogert-O'Brien, Jasmine Case, Chiamaka Glory, Dante Jemmott, Dominique LeBlanc, Jeff Miller and Micah Woods.

Additional credits include Set & Costume Designer: Shannon Lea Doyle; Lighting Designer: Shawn Henry; Sound Designer: Thomas Ryder Payne; Hair, Wigs and Makeup Designer: Brooklyn Johnson; Fight & Intimacy Director: Anita Nittoly; Historical Movement Consultant: Fairy J; Assistant Lighting Designer: Connor Price-Kelleher; Assistant Sound Designer: Raha Javanfar; Puppet Creator: Nina Hartt; Stage Manager: Laura Baxter; Assistant Stage Manager: Anna R. Kaltenbach.


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Location:

165 Front Street East
Toronto, ON, M5A 3Z4
Canada

Phone:

416.862.2222
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General Information
Dates: 
02/23/2024
Time: 
Start Times Vary
Price: 
$10-$39

Ages

9-12 years Teenagers Adults & kids together