Streaming live from the Annex Theatre in Vancouver, Canada (unceded Coast Salish territory)
Saturday March 14, 2020 @ 2pm PST / 5pm EST
Use the link below to reserve a ticket to this interactive online event.
Cast your votes in real-time with the live theatre audience — to determine how the story unfolds.
Tickets are by donation. Suggested donation is $3.
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After reserving a ticket, you will receive a PASSWORD in your email.
Return here on Saturday March 14, 2020 before 2pm PST / 5pm EST and enter your password below to access the livestream.
The performance begins at 2pm PST / 5pm EST on Saturday March 14, 2020.
This live stream is produced by Darren Joe of All Seeing Eye Games and Mike Keeping of Traxstars Entertainment.
Produced with the co-operation of the UBCP/ACTRA
|Inheritance is a daring interactive play like nothing you’ve ever experienced. It puts power in the hands of the audiences, giving them the ability to choose the action of the play. At key moments, the play is halted, multiple plot choices are offered, and with a simple click the audience (both in the theatre and online) picks the path the play takes next, ultimately deciding its outcome.Set on a vast, rural estate, urban couple Abbey (Medina Hahn) and Noah (Daniel Arnold) are on a week-long getaway to visit her father. When they arrive, they find him missing and a local Indigenous man, Frank (Darrell Dennis), staying there instead. When it’s revealed that the colonial property rights to this unceded land are up for grabs, the audience—with anonymous voting devices in hand—decides what happens next.CREATIVE TEAM
Director: Herbie Barnes
Written & Performed by: Daniel Arnold, Darrell Dennis, and Medina Hahn
Also featuring: Michelle Bardach, Lois Anderson, and Tom McBeath
Production Manager & Technical Director: Mimi Abrahams
Associate Production Manager: Andrew Pye
Stage Manager: Yvonne Yip
Apprentice Stage Manager: Diana Bartosh
Projection Designer: Sammy Chien/Chimerik 似不像
Associate Projection Designer: Yvonne Wallace
Sound Designer & Composer: Mary Jane Paquette
Set Designer: Lauchlin Johnston
Props Designer: Bill Beauregarde
Lighting Designer: Jill White
Costume Designer: Carmen ThompsonADDITIONAL TEAM MEMBERS
Secwepemc Creative Advisors: Mayuk Manuel and Percy Casper
Outreach & Engagement Coordinator: Eugene Crain
Research & Evaluation Leader: Jennica Nichols
Emotional Support Worker: Ray Thunderchild
Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Advisor: Susan TatooshAdvisory & Advocacy Council: Maxine Matilpi (RELAW: Revitalizing Indigenous Land, Air and Water), Kathleen Cunningham and Krista James (BC Law Institute), Susan Spratt (Council of Canadians), Stephen Mussell (lawyer with Mandell-Pinder), Justin B Neal (TESTIFY Indigenous Law & Arts collective), Fawn Adolph (Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre)Local Territory Advisors: Shane Pointe, Musqueam; Agi Mathias Paul, Squamish; Charlene Aleck, Tsleil-WaututhPerformed by its three authors, Darrell Dennis says, “I think what we’re trying to do is show multi-faceted views. And because the audience chooses the story, they’re inherently being shown that every day is a choice.” Medina Hahn adds, “This piece is allowing us to have tough conversations and push them past the points where they usually stop because it’s uncomfortable.” Daniel Arnold adds, “Yeah I’ve always thought this format could be really exciting in the theatre, combining an entertaining mystery with a pressing social issue—and letting the audience decide how it unfolds…” Darrell Dennis (Secwepemc) is the writer/performer of the Dora-nominated Tales of an Urban Indian (Public Theatre New York, Autry in LA, Native Earth, National Arts Centre) and numerous other plays, film, and television. He also wrote/produced the CBC radio show reVision Quest and the award-winning book Peace Pipe Dreams: The Truth about Lies about Indians.
Daniel Arnold and Medina Hahn (settler/immigrant ancestry) have co-written/performed Tuesdays & Sundays and Any Night, which both toured extensively (National Arts Centre, Edinburgh, Prague, New Mexico and New York) and they are protégé recipients of Canada’s most prestigious theatre award, The Siminovitch Prize.Inheritance is directed by Herbie Barnes (Anishinaabe from Aundeck Omni Kaning on Manitoulin Island), who brings his experience as a director and performer to the project.Inheritance is produced by Alley Theatre and Touchstone Theatre in association with Vancouver Moving Theatre and community partnership with the Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre ($2 from every ticket to the play will be donated to the Centre). This live stream will be geo-blocked for the Vancouver area to encourage attendance in the theatre.For more information, go to www.inheritanceplay.caWhen: The live stream, directly from the Annex Theatre, 823 Seymour Street, Vancouver (Canada), Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 2:00pm, PST (5:00pm, EST) at Livestream.Inheritanceplay.caFor media enquiries on the live stream, contact Jess Amy Shead @ firstname.lastname@example.org / 778 994 1710 For media enquiries about the theatre production, contact Angela Caravan @ email@example.com / 604.709.9973, ext. 103