Robert Cohen Theatre

A Bright Room Called Day

A Bright Room Called Day

Written by Tony Kushner             

Directed by Andrew Borba

 

April 28 – May 6, 2018

Robert Cohen Theatre

1930s Berlin: a group of left-leaning friends struggle to understand the world around them as Hitler rises to power. While they claim to have lofty ideals, they do not actively resist. Meanwhile, these events are contrasted with a parallel presentation of events in America in the 1980s by a modern day activist who insists on taking action to fight repression and authoritarianism.

The Refugee Hotel

The Refugee Hotel

Written by Carmen Aguirre
Directed by Juliette Carrillo

 

April 27 – May 5, 2019

Robert Cohen Theatre

This dark comedy, set in a modest Vancouver hotel, is about Chilean refugees who struggle with the various tragicomic effects of fleeing their homeland. Laid bare in the fictionalized autobiographical details of the play are universal truths that victims and survivors of political oppression continue to experience everywhere – and about love’s power to heal.

Living Out

Living Out

Written by Lisa Loomer
Director, Jane Page

Due to ongoing concerns for our guests safety, the matinee performance on Sunday, March 15, has been canceled.  Tickets will be fully refunded through the box office.

This event hosts less than 100 people at any given time. It is still scheduled to take place as planned. We have worked closely with central campus to ensure the safety of our guests.

 

The Effect

The Effect

Written by Lucy Prebble
Directed by Chloe King

 

April 23 - May 1, 2022

Robert Cohen Theatre

This cynical romantic comedy takes place within the confines of a clinical drug trial. Tristan and Connie meet while undergoing the anti-depressant trial and become quick friends and then more. The question is: how can they know if their feelings are real or simply a side-effect of their treatment. The Effect asks us to examine our relationships to the world, each other, and ourselves.