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PEARLE HARBOUR'S CHAUTAUQUA

Dinner Rooney Workshop, Tom Patterson Theatre
October 6 – October 9
Various Times
Let’s be honest with each other: how are you doing? Are you behind on your emails? Are you worried? Afraid? Lost?

You are not alone. And all are invited to Pearle Harbour's Chautauqua, where connection is the cure for what ails ya. Gather under the milky folds of our beautiful tent. Be sheltered from the un-harmony of these tough times. Catch your breath. Speak your truth. Feeeeel the People Power, you betcha!

Chautauqua is a multi-award-winning immersive extravaganza: part cabaret, part tragicomedy, part tent revival. There’s music, sing-alongs, puppet shows, and even an exorcism! The world may be falling apart, but Pearle will show you that there’s more that unites us than divides us.

WINNER: Audience Choice Award (SummerWorks)
WINNER: Outstanding Solo Performance (My Entertainment World)
WINNER: Outstanding Play, Outstanding Production, Outstanding Performance, Outstanding Direction, Outstanding Design (NOW magazine)

“A+++++++ ... This is everything I want to see, everything I want hear, everything I want to be... Go. Go now. We need hope in this world and this is an unending source.” (My Entertainment World)

“NNNN ... Who knew that a show performed by a drag queen in a recreation of an old-time tent revival could act as a balm for souls anxiously living in an age of economic, ecological and political uncertainty?
“And while many shows employ audience interaction and participation, this is one of the few I've seen where the practice encourages a sense of community healing and togetherness.” (NOW)

“Her followers were like putty in her hands.” (Toronto Star)

“Engaging, entertaining, enlightening… It’s just the thing we need right now.” (Life With More Cowbell)

“Pearle Harbour is the very definition of letting it rip.” (My Gay Toronto)



Support for the Forum is generously provided by Kelly & Michael Meighen and The T.R. Meighen Family Foundation.


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