Gemini

Wed January 22 - Sat January 25, 2020
Gemini

One Yellow Rabbit presents
Gemini
Created and performed by Defiance Theatre

January 22 – 25 at 8:00 PM
Royal Canadian Legion #1
116 7 Ave SE

Part of the 34th annual High Performance Rodeo, Calgary’s International Festival of the Arts

She’s a bartender.
He’s a regular.
They have nothing in common except they're both there. Every day.

Created with interviews, blurry mornings, and over a decade of experience in the service industry, GEMINI combines the forces of ATP Playwright's Award winner Louise Casemore (OCD, Functional, Bereft Project) with Governor General Award winning playwright Vern Thiessen for an up close comedic exploration of the relationships forged on both sides of the bar. Gathering inside the playful ambiance of legendary Royal Canadian Legion #1, we strap in for a whiskey soaked night out that won’t be soon forgotten.

Ben is your favourite author from when you were in college. Julie is frankly just here to serve the drinks.
Bar games, pop culture, and a crash course through generational divide, this site specific experience is an honest and unflinching love letter to hospitality in a post “Me Too” world. Directed by “the sorcerer of site-specific theatre”, Outside The March's Mitchell Cushman, GEMINI invites you to settle in, meet your hosts, and get tied up in the laugh-out-loud bonds of dependency and boredom.

Which of the Seven Dwarves are you most like when you're drinking?
Who really holds the power when there is someone paying the tab?
Imbibe, bear witness, or intervene, with what Liz Nicholls of 12thNight.ca calls an “uncannily seductive two hander”.

Part fairytale, part cautionary tale.
(Don't forget to tip your server.)