Date(s) - February 20, 2019 - March 10, 2019
The Cultch (York Theatre)
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A musical by Corey Payette.
In this powerful musical, the children of an Oji-Cree family are sent to a residential school in Northern Ontario. This is a story of redemption: for a mother who was never let past the school’s gate, and her kids, who never knew she came. Children of God offers a thrilling blend of ancient traditions and contemporary realities, celebrating resilience and the power of the Indigenous cultural spirit.
Children of God returns after a national tour and its highly successful 2017 world premiere at The Cultch.
Children of God is must-see theatre for Canadians” — The Globe and Mail
“This is a brave work, and a starting point for important conversations …See it.” – Kathleen Oliver, The Georgia Straight
Contains swearing and sexual content. Due to the potentially triggering content of the performance, Emotional Support Workers will be available to provide support to audience members who may require it.
Click here for a Children of God Study Guide
It provides information for educators or group leaders about the production’s content, themes, related terminology, and possible discussion or project topics. [Due to the sensitive nature of the content, we would recommend this production for ages 14+, with parental or adult accompaniment, but the Study Guide could be used with younger children to spark discussions around residential schools.]
Feb 20-21, 8PM: Preview
Feb 22, 8PM: Opening
Feb 23, 26 – 28, Mar 01 – 02, 05 – 09, 8PM
Feb 23 – 24, Mar 02 – 03, 09 – 10, 2PM
ASL Interpreted Performance: Mar 9, 2PM
Live Audio Description by VocalEye: Mar 3, 2PM
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2 hours 20 minutes including intermission. Please note there will be an additional 30 minute discussion following each performance.