24–26 January at 8pm
27 January at 6pm
28 January at 4pm & 8pm
Written and performed by Cliff Cardinal.
From Native Earth Performing Arts, Canada’s oldest professional Indigenous theatre company, comes a vivid account of harsh realities and difficult truths.
As Huff opens, a boy named Wind is trying to end his life. It is, he thinks, his only escape from a vicious cycle of abuse, neglect, violence and solvent-sniffing. He won’t get out so easily.
Award-winning performer and playwright Cliff Cardinal plays 20 characters in his unflinching, dream-like one-man show about three brothers, the trials and tribulations of life on a First Nations reserve in Northern Ontario and Huff. Sobering, but with a heavy dose of black humor, Huff takes a hard look where so many have turned a blind eye.
“Please see Huff. Bring a trusted friend, an open heart, and Kleenex.” - Sasha Singer-Wilson, Prism International
2016 Dora Award Nominations:
Outstanding Production (HUFF)
Outstanding New Play (Cliff Cardinal)
Outstanding Performance by a Male (Cliff Cardinal)
Outstanding Lighting Design (Michelle Ramsay)
For a copy of Huff's program, click here.
Note: Coarse language. Latecomers will not be admitted. Recommended for ages 16+.
Make a night of it with a Festival Feast meal for $30 at KINDRED restaurant. Call 02 8937 0530. More info.
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