Catch SELFIE, The New Play For Teens Offers Honest Look At Consent and Self-Promotion
Young People's Theatre (YPT) is proud to present the premiere of Christine Quintana's powerful play about consent, Selfie. The award-winning play for ages 13 and up will be presented in the Studio April 23 to May 11.The first party of the school year comes packed with expectations. It's a time to renew old friendships and perhaps find new love. But what happens when an incident shatters the connections between three friends? Teenage relationships are complicated enough - especially when you add the reckless power of social media. Incisive and witty, Selfie is a powerful reflection on sexual consent, failed communication and self-promotion in this era of Instagram.
Selfie runs from April 23 - May 11, 2018. It is recommended For ages 13 & Up. Run time: 65 mins. Opening Night is on Thursday, April 26 at 7PM.
Young People's Theatre is located at 165 Front Street East, Toronto.
Tickets are $24 Adults. For Seniors 65+ & Youth 1-18, tickets are $19. Tickets can be purchased here.
A full performance schedule, including School Matinees (open to the public) is available online by clicking here. Click here for information regarding content advisories and here for information about accessibility. For more info, contact the Box Office at 416-862-2222 ext. 2.
Originally commissioned by Vancouver's Théâtre la Seizième, Christine's work received the Sydney Risk Prize for Outstanding Script by an Emerging Playwright. Christine also received the 2017 Siminovitch Protégé Prize for Playwriting from Marcus Youssef and is the Urjo Kareda Emerging Artist Resident at the Tarragon Theatre this season.Directed by Stephen Colella. Featuring Christopher Allen, Rachel Mutombo andCaroline Toal. Set & Costume Designer: Claire Hill; Lighting Designer: Oz Weaver; Sound Designer: Deanna Choi; Video Designer: Daniel Oulton; Stage Manager: Katerina Sokyrko.