Reading at the Acting Company Studio :Judith Thompson’s work comes to Ottawa

Reviewed by Capital Critics Circle

Categories: Professional Theatre

PALACE OF THE END
a reading, of Judith Thompson’s award winning play
featuring: Mary Ellis, Chris Ralph & Norah Paton

directed by Laurie Fyffe

WHERE: Acting Company Studio
WHEN: Saturday, May 7, 2016
TIME: 7:30 PM
Admission: PWYC – suggested minimum $10.
This is a Canadian Actors’ Equity Association Production, under the Artists’ Collective Policy. 
All proceeds will go toward the Knox Church Refugee Sponsorship Fund to support a refugee family from Aleppo, Syria.
Such is the power of Thompson’s talent that even the chest-thumping newshounds who see the show may find themselves recalling that the earliest reports of man’s inhumanity to man took the form of poems, recited beside a crashing sea. – The New Yorker
Compelling, often shocking, riveting. – The Associated Press
Powerful! Three pitch-perfect …scalding monologues.” – The New York Times
Winner of the 2008 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding New play, 2008
Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award, 2009


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