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Infinity

JAN 07–19, 2020 | Historic Theatre

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About

A surprising, funny, and revelatory new play about love, sex, and math.

The cynical, skeptical daughter of a theoretical physicist and a composer, Sarah Jean’s clinical approach to love meets with little success. In this absorbing drama infused with science and classical music, three exceptional minds collide like charged particles in an accelerator. Sarah Jean’s hugely talented, yet severely dysfunctional, family will learn that love and time itself are connected in unimaginable ways.

From award-winning playwright Hannah Moscovitch; featuring two of our country’s most esteemed actors, Jonathon Young and Amy Rutherford, up-and-comer Emily Jane King, and violinist Andréa Tyniec; with original music by visionary composer Njo Kong Kie.

Presenting Companies
Volcano Theatre (Toronto)
Originally co-produced with Tarragon Theatre
Running Time
90 minutes, no intermission
Showtimes
Jan 7, 7:30PM: Preview
Jan 8, 7:30PM: Opening
Jan 9-11, 14-18, 7:30PM
Jan 11-12, 18-19, 2PM
Post-show Artist Talkback
Jan 9, 12, 14
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Press & Reviews

“The play makes you feel as much as it makes you think.” —NOW Toronto

“Infinity is one of the most fascinating and near-flawless productions the Cultch has ever presented. It’s challenging and smart, raunchy and complicated, and heartbreaking in ways the audience was not prepared for.” – Andrea Warner, The Georgia Straight

“Smart, funny and sad, Infinity ranges from exquisite to excruciating” – Jerry Wasserman, The Vancouver Sun 

“Divinely constructed, creatively directed, and beautifully executed.” – Christine Pilgrim, Vancouver Presents

“Beautifully staged…It’s an intelligent, provocative play that asks us to look at the contradictory qualities inherent in time and love.” – JO LEDINGHAM 

“It surprised me and it made me think. Those are two things I’m always grateful for.” – Colin Thomas

“Math, music and physics collide in Infinity’s story of a brilliant but dysfunctional family” — Vancouver Sun

“With Infinity, Canadian playwright Hannah Moscovitch unravels our relationship to time”— The Georgia Straight

“One of Canada’s Hottest Young Playwrights Comes To Vancouver” — Montecristo Magazine

 


This show is considered
“Low Vision Friendly”
which suggests its meaning and enjoyment does not depend on visual elements.

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