Fat Pig

Performers Lawrence Haegert and Kathryn Kirkpatrick tell us why we need to see

Fat Pig

Written by: Neil LaBute

Directed by: Michael Scholar Jr.

Starring: Kathryn Kirkpatrick,  Aaron Craven, Jennifer Mawhinney and Lawrence Haegert

Presented by: Mitch & Murray Equity Co Op

Cow. Slob. Pig. How many insults can you hear before you have to stand up and defend the woman you love? Tom faces just that question when he falls for Helen, a bright, funny, sexy young woman who happens to be plus sized-and then some. Forced to explain his new relationship to his shallow (although shockingly funny) friends, finally he comes to terms with his own preconceptions of the importance of conventional good looks. Neil LaBute’s sharply drawn play not only critiques our slavish adherence to Hollywood ideals of beauty but boldly questions our own ability to change what we dislike about ourselves. This is a smart, telling drama with comic elements.

Performance Works– 1218 Cartwright St. Granville Island- May 20 to May 30, 2009

Preview: May 20th @ 8PM all tickets half price

Opening night: May 21

Special 2 For 1: Tuesday, May 26th

Matinees: Saturday May 23rd and 30th at 2:00pm
Tuesday-Saturday: 8:00pm

Prices:
Tuesday-Thursday & Matinee: $21.50 (s/c included)
Friday-Saturday: $25.50 (s/c included)

Order by phone: 604-684-2787
Additional $2.50 per ticket for phone orders
Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

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