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Blackberry
Aug 2-21st

A derelict city canal. Fiona, Mo and Salim find peace in this urban hideout, a place that reeks of freedom, where they can be themselves- until the disturbing discovery of a dead body destroys their urban utopia, bursting the fantasy of escaping their everyday lives.

A NEW PLAY

BLACKBERRY

by Radha S. Menon

August 4-21, 2022

Carter Park 32 Stinson Ave, Hamilton ON 

 

Previews August 2-3 // 7:30 PM

Opening Night Thursday, August 4 // 7:30 PM 

Tuesday-Saturday// 7:30 PM 


TICKET PRICES

SLIDING SCALE $15.00 - $50.00

Ticket Link 

If you are interested in making a group booking to see Blackberry please fill out this form


PAY WHAT YOU CAN (PWYC)

available on all Tuesday Performances 

 

Bring your own blanket/lawn chair as this is an outdoor performance

 

Featuring:

Jason Chung as Mo

Molly Mutch as Fiona

Rylan Bomberry as Yvonne

Paul Smith as Salim

 

Director: Alison Wong

Assistant Director: Marcel Stewart

Producer: Samantha Vu

Scenography Designer: César El Hayeck

Sound Designer: Christopher-Elizabeth

Cultural Consultant: Vanessa Henry

Outreach Coordinator: Abriana Lashley

Social Media Coordinator: Samantha Wu

Photograph credit: Radha S. Menon

Graphic Designer: Lea Kaplan

 

For Media Inquiries please contact Samantha Wu at

media@redbetitheatre.org



Blackberry examines the lingering stain of colonialism from the perspective of four IBPOC youth. Analogous to the social movements of 2020,  Blackberry is a relevant, mysterious and hopeful piece of theatre that contributes a powerful message to the Defund the Police movement. The piece explores systemic racism within the police force and it’s very real effect on IBPOC youth.

This project is made possible due to our partnerships with the Hamilton Fringe Festival, Theatre Aquarius and Suitcase in Point as well as The Garden Project.

This project is supported by the Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council.

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