Winners and Losers

Nov, Tuesday 20

07:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Arts Commons - 205 8 Ave SE

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Winners and Losers

Chromatic Theatre‘s Winners and Losers by James Long and Marcus Youssef. Adapted by Valerie Planche, Makambe K. Simamba and Jenna Rodgers. Presented in association with Swallow-a-Bicycle Theatre and Arts Commons Presents

November 15-25, 2018

Pay-what-you-can previews on November 13 & 14
Engineered Air Theatre, Arts Commons, 205 8 Ave SE

Buy tickets online, at 403-294-9494 or at the door
$25 general, $20 students/seniors/artists
November 13-14 pay-what-you-can tickets available at the door

Winners and Losers is one part game, one part conversation that leans into our universally flawed human logic, and the desire to win at all costs. Valerie Planche and Makambe K. Simamba, two powerhouse performers at different stages of life and careers, debate whether people, places or things – Robin Williams, camping, Meghan Markle, private schools – are winners or losers. This exploration of female friendships leads us down a spiralling path of staunch sisterhood and deep-seated difference. As the discussion gets personal, how far is too far when confronting deep-seated beliefs?

Based on the Governor General Award-nominated text by Marcus Youssef and James Long, this homegrown adaptation – re-written and re-cast with an all-female team – premiered to rave reviews at Toronto’s SummerWorks Performance Festival!

Buy tickets online, at 403-294-9494 or at the door

Please do not hesitate to call the Arts Commons box office with any questions or concerns regarding ticketing or accessibility: 403-294-9494.

To make planning your trip a bit easier, the most convenient parking can be found in the Arts Commons Parkade or across the street in the City Hall Parkade (attached by a +15 with an elevator). Arts Commons is also easily accessible by Calgary Transit (the C-Train is a block away) and the Centre City Cycle Track Network (there are bike racks out front of each entrance on 8th Ave SE).
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