Parry Riposte Productions present
Dressed as People - a Triptych of Uncanny Abduction
Created by A.M. Dellamonica, Amal El-Mohtar, Kelly Robson, & Margo MacDonald
“remarkable… compelling…stunningly amazing performances”
— Black Gate Magazine
A school haunted by troubled children, an encounter with the unknown on open waters, the mysterious disappearance of a friend in the woods. Three different characters, three different time periods, three spine-tingling tales of abduction and the intrusion of the uncanny into the lives of those who are taken, those who do the taking, and those who are left behind.
Multi award-winning theatre creators and multi-award winning horror and speculative fiction writers team up for this chilling new show from the producers of the smash hit, The Elephant Girls. These internationally renowned queer, Canadian, fiction authors now tackle writing for the theatre.
Kelly Robson, “Skinless”
In 1989, while teaching Canadian Literature at a university in Edmonton, a nun reveals her past as a young instructor at a haunted school full of troubled children in 1950s Ireland.
Amal El-Mohtar, “The Shape of My Teeth”
In 1827, a woman reflects on her best friend’s mysterious disappearance in Mortimer Forest on the Welsh border. She refuses to be left behind.
A.M. Dellamonica, “Repositioning”
In 2021, a seasoned entertainer on the lesbian cruise circuit grapples with memories of an encounter with the unknown in 2018 while on a Pacific Ocean repositioning cruise headed to Vancouver, B.C. from Sydney, Australia.
“Three memorable stories, delivered by a master storyteller.”
— Apt 613
*****Winner of the 2021 Ottawa Fringe Audience Choice & Outstanding Solo Performance awards.
Directed by Mary Ellis
Performed by Margo MacDonald
Lighting Design by Laura Wheeler
Sound Design by Alli Harris
Associate Producing by Titus And
Promo Image by K. Mills & Titus And
March 7th-18th, 2023
Red Sandcastle Theatre
922 Queen St E, Toronto
$20 Tuesdays / $30 Advance / $40 Door
7:00PM Doors/7:30 Showtime
3:00PM Doors/3:30 Showtime
75 minutes - no intermission
*Masks Mandatory. HEPA Filtered Theatre. No Food or Drink.*
Parry Riposte Productions engages, under the terms of the INDIE 2.2, professional Artists who are
members of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association.
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