GRAVITY — A Cabaret of Art and Politics (Trump Edition)

Press release - March 15, 2017
15 March 2017 (EDMONTON) — Theatre Yes joins forces with Greenpeace Edmonton and the Heath Services Association of Alberta for a wild artistic romp through all things political. GRAVITY is a political arts cabaret that brings together some of Edmonton’s finest theatre, dance, spoken word and visual artists in a creative exploration of the gravity of the situation we currently find ourselves in.

GRAVITY — A Cabaret of Art and Politics

15 March 2017 (EDMONTON) — Theatre Yes joins forces with Greenpeace Edmonton and the Heath Services Association of Alberta for a wild artistic romp through all things political. GRAVITY is a political arts cabaret that brings together some of Edmonton’s finest theatre, dance, spoken word and visual artists in a creative exploration of the gravity of the situation we currently find ourselves in.

From the Muslim ban to women’s rights, disability access, consumption, and everything Trump, GRAVITY will explore it all. GRAVITY is hoping to get people engaged in the political discussion in the best way possible at a not-to-be-missed artist extravaganza. Expect an irreverent, funny, and provoking evening of Edmonton talent taking on the times in which we live.

Who: A Collection of Edmonton’s Finest Theatre, Dance, Spoken Word, and Visual Artists.

What: A Cabaret of Arts and Politics investigating the “gravity” of the situation we currently find ourselves in.

When: April 3rd, 2017, Doors at 6:00 PM, Show at 6:30 PM

Where: Metro Cinema at the Garneau Theatre, 8712 109 St

Tickets $15, available in advance: www.metrocinema.org

The evening will feature: Folk Lordz, The Edmonton Slam Poetry Team, Matt Alden, Doctor Professor Lavernius Cumquat, Ahmed Knowmadic, Adam Bentley, Tiffany Ayalik, Danielle Peers, Dr Oxide, Mile Zero Dance, Jason Chinn, Leslea Kroll, Laura Raboud, Rebecca Starr, Nasra Adem, Rapid Fire Theatre, Kate Stashko, Nicole Schafenaker, Julie Ferguson, Savanna Harvey, Grindstone Theatre and more.

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For more information:

Media Contact: Mike Hudema, Greenpeace Canada, , 780-504-5601.
Heather Inglis, Artistic Producer, info@theatre-yes.ca, 780-777-5106

 

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