Dark, comic play Terminus opens March 1

Terminus play

Leanna Brodie John Emmet Tracy Pippa star in Terminus. Photo credit: Ian Snow

“An explosive, astounding piece of new writing…” the Observer/Guardian said of Mark O’Rowe’s Terminus.

Taking place on one night in Dublin, Terminus has been described as “a hip-hop opera for three souls” and “like the love child of James Joyce and Quentin Tarantino.” And if that isn’t enough to sell you…

In Terminus, a serial killer dreams of singing Bette Midler tunes, a teacher races to save a former student from a barbarous gang, and a young woman finds love in the arms of a demon. Oh, and it’s told entirely in rhyme.

Dark, disturbing, poetic, and comic, Terminus is presented by Vancouver theatre company Pi Theatre. Richard Wolfe directs this three-person work, which includes cast members Leanna Brodie, Pippa Mackie, John Emmet Tracy.

Originally commissioned by the Abbey Theatre in 2007, Terminus has astonished and thrilled audiences around the world. Pi is thrilled to bring this amazing play to Vancouver.

Terminus runs March 1 – 17 at Performance Works (1218 Cartwright St.) on Granville Island. For show times and tickets visit pitheatre.com or call 604-689-0926. For further information, please visit www.pitheatre.com

Note: Terminus contains graphic language that may be offensive or disturbing to some.

 

Production team: Directed by Richard Wolfe | Set Design by David Roberts | Lighting Design by Alan Brodie | Costume Design by Carmen Alatorre | Sound Design by David Mesiha | Projection Installation by Parjad Sharifi | Stage Managed by Jethelo E. Cabilete | Apprentice Stage Management by Jillian Perry | Production Management by Jayson McLean | Photography by Ian Snow

 

 

Performance Works, Granville Island

 

Terminus contains graphic language that may be offensive or disturbing to some.

Tickets $15- $30 are available at pitheatre.com or by phone at 604-689-0926. For further information, please visit www.pitheatre.com 

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