The Supposes by Sky Gilbert
Time & Location
About the Event
HOW TO ATTEND Click the link below at showtime ("doors" 5 minutes prior). https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86467206489 Our venue seats 100. Latecomers welcome - audience does not appear on screen.
ABOUT THE PLAY The Supposes is a modern comedy of manners about Dorian and Marion Suppose, a couple not at all like you and me. They enjoying playing a somewhat alarming game called 'suppose' -- in fact it is the backbone of their marriage. They invite a young couple to play the game with them, and complications ensue. It's a play about art and sex, sexual art, and artful sex.
ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT Sky Gilbert is a poet, novelist, playwright, filmmaker, theatre director, and drag queen extraordinaire. He was co-founder and artistic director of Toronto’s Buddies in Bad Times Theatre -- one of the world’s largest gay and lesbian theatres -- from 1979 to 1997. He has had more than 40 plays produced, and written 7 critically acclaimed novels and three award winning poetry collections. He has received three Dora Mavor Moore Awards as well as the Pauline McGibbon Award, and The Silver Ticket Award. There is a street in Toronto named after him: ‘Sky Gilbert Lane.’ He’s latest novel Sad Old Faggot (ECW Press) was critically acclaimed. His play about the criminalization of AIDS — It’s All Tru — will be published by Playwrights Canada Press soon, and his accessible yet well documented analysis of the appeal of Shakespeare — Shakespeare: Beyond Science: When Poetry Was the World — will be released by Guernica in September 2020. Dr. Gilbert is a professor of creative writing and theatre at the University of Guelph.