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Children of God

Urban Ink (Vancouver); Co-produced with the Segal Centre (Montreal) and Presented with the Talking Stick Festival

Feb 20 – Mar 10, 2019 | York Theatre [map]

York Theatre

A musical by Corey Payette.

In this powerful musical, the children of an Oji-Cree family are sent to a residential school in Northern Ontario. This is a story of redemption: for a mother who was never let past the school’s gate, and her kids, who never knew she came. Children of God offers a thrilling blend of ancient traditions and contemporary realities, celebrating resilience and the power of the Indigenous cultural spirit.

Children of God returns after a national tour and its highly successful 2017 world premiere at The Cultch.

Children of God is must-see theatre for Canadians”The Globe and Mail

“This is a brave work, and a starting point for important conversations …See it.”Kathleen Oliver, The Georgia Straight

Contains swearing and sexual content. Due to the potentially triggering content of the performance, Emotional Support Workers will be available to provide support to audience members who may require it.

Click here for a Children of God Study Guide


Feb 20-21, 8PM: Preview
Feb 22, 8PM: Opening
Feb 23, 26 – 28, Mar 01 – 02, 05 – 09, 8PM
Feb 23 – 24, Mar 02 – 03, 09 – 10, 2PM

ASL Interpreted Performance: Mar 9, 2PM

Live Audio Description by VocalEye: Mar 3, 2PM

Please visit our accessibility page or contact our box office for more information regarding our accessible programming

Running Time:
2 hours 20 minutes including intermission. Please note there will be an additional 30 minute discussion following each performance.

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