FRINGE ENCORE - tldr;smh

MainLine Theatre & Burcu Emeç

Travelling all the way from Rojava, Lady Jîyan brings you the finest sounds of Kurdistan, inviting you into her world of pop stardom, womxn fighters, and shadow theatre; the magical, the performative, and the hallucinatory. A one-woman interdisciplinary show curious about Middle-Eastern feminism, brownness, Kurdish-Canadian identity, and survival.

Best English Production - Nomination - Fringe 2017
MainLine Creativity Award Winner - Fringe 2017

“modern, relevant, and a perfect example of how art can and should deal with important subjects to incite change. [...]
A truly unique creation, inspiring both in its artistry and its content, it is a must-see for all women of color, women in general, or people of any gender who care about the women in their lives. [...]”
– Montreal Theatre Hub

“Kurdish Lady Jiyan is a magnet on stage with her sinuous moves as she seems to delight in removing her headscarf. […]
This is strong, feminist, and hypnotizing.”
– Montreal Rampage

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FRINGE ENCORE is a new series presented by MainLine Theatre October 4-7, 2017. Featuring talent from this year's and past year's festivals, encore celebrates the best of the fest by giving you more! Curated by MainLine's Executive and Artistic Director, Amy Blackmore.

HORAIRE / SCHEDULE

  • Mercredi 4 Octobre 2017 / 20:00
  • Jeudi 5 Octobre 2017 / 20:00
  • Vendredi 6 Octobre 2017 / 20:00

40 minutes
Pour âges / For ages 16+
Retardataires / Latecomers : 10 minutes

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