Back for a second season!
by Dave Deveau
Directed by Cameron Mackenzie
February 19-March 2, 2013, Firehall Arts Centre
“An exceptionally beautiful piece of work…meticulously scripted characters shot through with contradictions…simply superb.”Jo Ledingham, Vancouver Courier
“In a breath, the sole performer of My Funny Valentine is challenged to become an 11-year-old girl, a middle aged woman, a disgruntled father, and more, with each character presenting a complex and varied viewpoint of a heartbreaking true story. It’s a timely piece and an absolute gift to an actor–I feel tremendously lucky.“Anton Lipovetsky, actor
Developed by Zee Zee Theatre, My Funny Valentine looked at the ripple effect of one small action on the community surrounding that person. In keeping with our mandate of exploring the stories of the marginalized, this show explored the effects of hate and polarization in the wake of a horrible act. Taken from the 2008 headline story of the Lawrence King murder, My Funny Valentine became one of the most acclaimed shows of the season and we are pleased to be bringing it back to the stage.
My Funny Valentine enters the minds of people on the fringes of a murder that will forever affect them and seeks to understand the trajectory of the human impact.