This is the Story of the Child Ruled by Fear

This is the Story of the Child Ruled by Fear

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 – May 28-31, 2020 as part of the 2020 rEvolver Festival, Greenhouse Studio (Vancouver BC) 

David Gagnon Walker has written a play for himself and a roomful of strangers. It’s the imaginary story of an imaginary child in an imaginary land. It’s also the story of David’s inner life and the landscape of his mind. There are parts for everyone who’d like to join, and seats for everyone who’d like to watch. There are scripts to read and things to play with. A poetic, innovative performance about the psychological challenge of living in uncertain times, it’s also an invitation for audiences to join in on the artistic process, and a playful leap of faith into the power of a roomful of people discovering a new story by creating it with each other.

Winner of the Playwrights Guild of Canada’s RBC Emerging Playwright Award, 2018

Winner of the Wildfire National Playwriting Competition


Written and performed by David Gagnon Walker
Directed by Christian Barry and Judy Wensel
Multimedia design by Tori Morrison
Production management by Patricia Vinluan
Produced by Strange Victory Performance (Halifax) 
Presented by Upintheair Theatre as part of the 2020 rEvolver Festival
Community Partner: Neworld Theatre


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