Children of God
A new musical by Corey Payette | World Premiere | An Urban Ink (Vancouver) Production in collaboration with National Arts Centre English Theatre, in association with Raven Theatre (Vancouver) / The Cultch (Vancouver)
MAY 17 – JUN 3, 2017
Contains swearing, sexual content, and haze
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.
THE DRAW: Inspired by First Nations music, Payette’s moving score also includes echoes of Broadway masterpieces such as Fun Home and Next to Normal.
May 17 – 18, 7PM: Preview
May 19, 7PM: Opening Night
May 20, 23 – 27 30 – 31 + Jun 1 – 3: 7PM
May 21, 28 + Jun 3: 2PM
We are pleased to offer a VocalEye Live Described Performance for patrons who are blind, partially sighted, and visually impaired on May 28 and an ASL Interpreted Performance on May 21.
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Children of God is a generous gift that helped me understand my role in the process of reconciliation as a non-Indigenous Canadian. It’s an inspiring and immediate call to action, and essential viewing for anyone who lives on this land”
—Performer and playwright, Christine Quintana
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