DD Playwrights Mentoring Program presents: Mno Bimaadiziwin. March 26, 7:00 PM ONLINE AND IN PERSON
March 16, 2022
Join us on Saturday, March 26th at 7pm for the online presentation of Mno Bimaadiziwin by Ziigwen Mixemong, presented by Theatre by the Bay
Mno Bimaadiziwin, meaning “A Good Life,” tells of the resiliency of love, healing, and community in the face of collective trauma. It takes place as the characters prepare to enter a sweat lodge ceremony on their journeys to wellness.
Theatre by the Bay will also present a public reading of Mno Bimaadiziwin at The Theatre Centre in Toronto on Saturday, March 26th at 7pm.
Tickets to this public reading are free, but capacity is limited. The reading will run for approximately one hour.
IN PERSON REGISTRATION: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/mno-bimaadiziwin-a-public-reading-tickets-292553163387
COVID-19: The Theatre Centre is continuing to require proof of vaccination for all in-person events at this time. Patrons must show proof of vaccination and ID at the door and masks are required throughout the reading.
VIRTUAL OPTION: For those unable to attend in person, a livestream option will be available. Visit the link below to register for the livestream: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_05J95760Q5e-g2hoKjRKRQ
CAST & CREATIVE TEAM:
Written by Ziigwen Mixemong
Directed by Herbie Barnes
Jordan M. Burns as Nisheemaas
Pesch Nepoose as Dawnis
Brianne Tucker as Imogen
Trina Paula Moyen as Zhawen
John Roldan as Conductor & others
Mno Bimaadiziwin was originally produced by Theatre by the Bay in September/October of 2021 with the support of the City of Barrie and the Canada Council for the Arts, and the McGuire Trust.
It included the following artists:
Production Manager: Karen Elizabeth
Technical Director: Claude Labrecque
Stage Manager: Barry Cook
Set & Costume Designer, Regalia Curator: Samantha McCue
Lighting Designer: Echo Zhou
Props Master: Brenda Thompson
Sound Designer & Composer: Mathew Magneson
ASM: Ashley Frederick
Set Builder: Diane Frederick
Cultural Consultant: Kelly Brownbill