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Persephone Bound

November 16 @ 4:00 pm

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Performances from November 15-24


November 15-17 and 21-24, 2019
At the D.B. Clarke Theatre

“I am determined to be seen.”

Persephone Bound  follows a young woman’s journey through three vivid realms: The Underworld – a college party that holds the painful memory of her experience of sexual assault; The Court – a bureaucratic hell-sphere where she pursues her fight for justice; and The River (Styx) – a liminal internal space where she grapples with grief, the ambiguity of memory, and the trauma of an event that has left an indelible mark on her life.

Persephone Bound, a contemporary adaptation of the Greek Myth of Persephone, is a play that uses stunning poetry, percussion and aerial circus work to tell the story of a young woman’s courage and pain as she navigates the complexities of speaking out about surviving sexual assault.

Creative Team:

Created and Performed by: Léda Davies and Jed Tomlinson,
with additional text creation by Michaela Jeffery
Micheline Chevrier, Director
Diana Uribe, Set & Costume Design
Anton DeGroot, Lighting Design
Lucie Vigneault, Movement Director
Gabrielle Garant, Stage Manager
Kenn McLeod, Aerial Puller

Public Performances:

Friday Nov. 15 at 7 pm
Saturday Nov. 16 at 4 pm
Sunday Nov. 17 at 2 pm
Thursday Nov. 21 7 pm
Friday Nov. 22 7 pm
Saturday Nov. 23 at 4 pm
Sunday Nov. 24 at 2 pm

Tickets & Info:

Imago Theatre offers a Pay-What-You-Decide initiative to increase access to theatre for all. Read more about Pay-What-You-Decide here.

Event Details

November 16
4:00 pm
Ticket Price:
CAD $14 – CAD $22
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D.B. Clarke Theatre
1455 boul de Maisonneuve West
Montreal, QC H3G 1M8 Canada
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(514) 848-2424
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