Her newest work, The Wedding Party, was inspired by a friend’s tale of a wedding reception gone awry. Thomson liked the idea of a story told...
“Few recent works penned by a single author sitting alone in a room have created so many laugh out loud moments.” The Globe and Mail ***1/2
- ≈ 2 hours and 30 minutes · With intermission
Crow’s Theatre (Toronto, ON) and Talk Is Free Theatre (Barrie, ON)
What do estranged twins, Moldovan circus performers, a Bernese Mountain Dog and several bottles of expensive champagne have in common? In The Wedding Party, the answer is nothing . . . and everything! Save the date for this wild romp through that most stressful and bizarre of rituals – the joyous, hellish and often alcohol-fuelled post-wedding reception. This comedic tour-de-force features regulars from the Stratford and Shaw festivals.
Careening between a shambolic war of compliments, fraying nerves and a mind-blowing, character-swapping cast of dozens, The Wedding Party will have you entirely complicit in the chaos!