June 22 – June 24

Nickel City Fifs


In-house production

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Description

Une épopée queer sudburoise sur fond de trous

On a Tuesday night at Zigs, Sudbury’s gay bar, a young queer thirsting for freedom and community experiences an initiatory journey unlike any other. Under the auspices of Holy Poetry, the crater’s patron goddess, the bar’s colourful fauna introduces him to their magical world by inviting him into eclectic, explosive, and absurd worlds. Will they be able to convince him to join them or will they lose him to the siren song of the big city?

Guided by a desire to make theatre queerer, Nickel City Fifs pays tribute to the struggles of the past and present in an atmosphere that is at once campy, fantastical, irreverent, vulgar, caustic, demanding, and a tad disturbing in parts. A love letter to the region’s queer and francophone communities, this Sudbury epic showcases a voice rarely heard in French Ontario, let alone here in the North.

Location: Zigs Bar, 54 Elgin Street, Sudbury
Duration:
1:30
Viewer discretion is advised


Credits

  • Text
    • Alex Tétreault
  • Image Design
    • Matti Lehtelä
  • Complete artistic team to be confirmed.
Produced by

There will be a public reading of the text on September 16, 2022 as part of Feuilles vives. Tickets here.

Tickets


Nickel City Fifs

A production by Théâtre du Nouvel-Ontario and Alex Tétreault

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