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Provocative "Prodigals" to hit the stage in May

After a sold-out and critically acclaimed workshop production -- which was also recently named as one of the Ten Best Theatre Productions for 2010 -- Prodigals returns for its official world premiere.

Set in a small bar in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., six young underachievers await the results of a murder trial that’s hit close to home.

Their world of drinking, sarcasm and missed opportunities is flipped upside down when a former friend returns from Toronto to testify in the trial, reopening old wounds and creating some new ones as well.

Twenty-Something Theatre is a Vancouver based-independent theatre company dedicated to producing contemporary theatre that is provocative, edgy and relevant to our generation. We are committed to providing Vancouver’s next generation of theatre artists with opportunities to pursue their craft and we strive to enhance Vancouver’s theatre community with productions that entertain and evoke the lives of today’s young people. 

Heading into our sixth year, we have featured some of the city’s best up-and-coming artists in such highly acclaimed works as This Is Our Youth by Kenneth Lonergan, The Shape of Things by Neil Labute, The Fever by Wallace Shawn, Suburbia by Eric Bogosian, Unidentified Human Remains and the True Nature of Love by Brad Fraser and Blue Surge by Rebecca Gilman, as well as our first original work, Prodigals, by Vancouver playwright Sean Minogue.

Previews: May 3 - 4 at 8 p.m.

Run:  May 5 to May 14 at 8 p.m.

Tuesdays to Saturdays

Venue: SFU Woodward's, Studio T at Goldcorp Centre for the Arts (149 W. Hastings)

Tickets: $22 Adults, $18 under 35/seniors, $12 Previews

Tuesday, May 10, 8 p.m.:  2-for-1 Talkback

Tickets available through Tickets Tonight at www.ticketstonight.ca, by phone at 604-684-2787 (or at the door)

Warning: strong language

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