Everybody - Shaw Festival Theatre

We all know how the story ends. But who will be with us when it does?
Jackie Maxwell Studio Theatre
June 8 - October 8
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We are proud to present the Canadian premiere of a modern morality play from BJJ, author of An Octoroon. Based on its medieval original, Everyman, the play has a simple plot: Death comes to Everybody. Time is up. Can I, asks Everybody, bring someone to keep me company? Sure, if anyone will come. So then, the question is, who will stay with Everybody to the end? Beauty? Family? Stuff? Be ready to laugh and weep at this remarkable, heartfelt updating. Mature content.

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Technical Credits
By Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
Directed by László Bérczes
Movement director Alexis Milligan
Set designed by Balázs Cziegler
Costumes designed by Sim Suzer
Lighting designed by Kevin Lamotte
Music director, original music and sound designer Claudio Vena
Associate director Mónika Kiss
Approximate run time
1 hour and 40 minutes
Age recommendation
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