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an a capella opera for 3 women & 3 sewing machines

  March 12 - 16, 2008

Stitch: An A Capella Opera for 3 Women & 3 Sweing Machines - March 12 - 16, 2008 - Lennox Contemporary 12 Ossington Ave., Toronto

Please join us for the world premiere of... 

STITCH: an a cappella opera for 3 women & 3 sewing machines

Juliet Palmer music
Anna Chatterton text
Ruth Madoc-Jones direction
Sarah Armstrong set & costume
Kimberly Purtell lighting
Marie-Josée Chartier movement
Jim Ruxton special effects design

Hemmed in by the language of sewing and the inexorable rhythm of the machine, Stitch gives voice to the unseen women who clothe us. Performed by Christine Duncan “…smooth as honey throughout her five-octave range” (Globe and Mail) Patricia O’Callaghan “the most promising cabaret performer of her generation” (Billboard) and Neema Bickersteth “amazing control of her vocal palette…warm and sensual” (Opera Canada).  

A co-production by urbanvessel and The Theatre Centre presented by The FreeFall Festival in partnership with  Harbourfront’s World Stage.

March 12-16 at The Lennox Contemporary, 12 Ossington Ave.
Tickets: $10 matinee, $20 evening performances. 
Advance tickets: tel. 416-973-4000
Online ticket purchase:
Same day tickets: The Theatre Centre Box Office 1087 Queen St. W.

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Funded by The Toronto Arts Council, The Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts. 


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