news | Tuesday November 29, 2011
Carmen Aguirre, the author of the memoir Something Fierce (D&M) and The Refugee Hotel (Talonbooks), will be touring her one-woman show Blue Box in 2012.
Below are the confirmed Canadian cities and dates, with others to follow.
Ottawa – February 8th to 12th, 2012
Great Canadian Theatre Company (workshop production)
Vancouver – May 1st to 12th, 2012
The Vancouver East Cultural Centre (world premiere)
Toronto – May 22nd to 26th, 2012
Theatre Passe Muraille
Victoria – June 1st and 2nd, 2012
Calgary – June 16th to June 22nd, 2012
Magnetic North Festival
Blue Box investigates Carmen’s remarkable life as an underground revolutionary in Chile. It’s a story of terror, romance and abandon that takes us from the dangerous mountain passes of Chile to the perilous roller coasters of Hollywood; from an ardent love affair with a TV star, to a passionate love for a revolution that strove to change an entire nation.