Nightly at 7:30 pm on February 13-17 and February 19-23, 2019
Matinee at 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 23, 2019
FIND THE THEATRE
The Big Secret Theatre is on the second floor of Arts Commons in downtown Calgary, opposite Olympic Plaza at 225 8 Avenue SE. Check out our Motel page for directions to Arts Commons including travelling by transit and by car.
ACCESSIBILITY & TIPS
Downstage will be offering child-minding for the matinee performance on Saturday, February 23 at 2pm.
Downstage will be partnering with Inside Out Theatre's Good Host Program to offer ASL interpretation for the performance on Wednesday, February 20 at 7:30pm.
Audience Members using Wheelchairs or Walkers
The theatre is physically accessible, with an accessible washroom located opposite the theatre. If you give us a heads up that you or someone in your group uses a wheelchair, we'll be better prepared to welcome you and can reserve your spot - just get in touch with Danielle at 403.294.7459 or email danielle at downstage.ca
Half of the evening performances feature the characters of Aiden (played by Chantelle Han) and Jordan (played by Alex Dawkins) as two women. The other half, feature the character of Aiden as a woman (played by Chantelle Han) and the character of Jordan (played by Joel David Taylor) as a man. Downstage celebrates the wide range of gender identities across the gender spectrum, that exist beyond the binary of “men” and “women".
Performances with Chantelle Han and Joel David Taylor: February 13, 15, 17, 20, 22 and the matinee on the 23rd.
Performances with Chantelle Han and Alexandra Dawkins: February 14, 16, 19, 21, and the evening show on the 23rd
If you would like to see both versions, you're welcome to purchase tickets on two nights, or check out our Pay It Forward program to see the show at no cost on a second night.
There are no assigned seats in this theatre. The doors will open about 20 minutes before the performance time so that you can choose your seat.
Have any questions about the show or the theatre-going experience? Get in touch!
PLEASE NOTE: a non-toxic smoke effect will be used during the performance.
Smoke was developed as part of Nightwood Theatre's Write From The Hip script development program as well as Caravan Farm Theatre's National Playwrights Retreat. The actors who appeared in the 2017 WFTH workshop reading were Diana Luong and Jesse LaVercombe.