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"Canada, It’s Complicated" coming to Quebec City

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The cast of Canada, It’s Complicated, will be at the Morrin Centre in Quebec City on October 4.

Canada, It’s Complicated – an innovative new production by Mary Walsh (This Hour Has 22 Minutes, CODCO) – will be at the Morrin Centre, 44 Chaussée des Écossais, in the Old Quebec City, on Wednesday, October 4. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $20 each, or $60 for groups of five.

The Morrin Centre is hosting this production and taking care of ticket sales on their website at www.morrin.org/en/events/comedy150/ People can also call to order tickets (418-694-9147), or purchase tickets at the door.

Featuring hilarious sketches and satirical songs that examine the joys, foibles, tragedies, and triumphs of Canada as it is today and into the future, the show was written by some of the country’s leading comedians, musicians, and playwrights. It stars a diverse cast of young, up-and-coming, energetic, and exciting performers from across the nation.

Canada, It’s Complicated is touring the country for 10 weeks, travelling to a broad range of venues in every single province and territory – from Newfoundland, to British Columbia, to Nunavut.

An All-Star Team for Canada, It’s Complicated

With acclaimed writer, director, and actor, and author of the current best-seller Crying for the Moon, Mary Walsh at the helm, Canada, It’s Complicated was written in collaboration with all-star Canadian comedians, musicians, and playwrights. They include Mike Allison (award-winning lead writer for This Hour has 22 Minutes, NS), Derek Seguin of Montreal (2015 Sirius Top Comic), Tiffany Ayalik and Greyson Gritt of Quantum Tangle (2017 JUNO Award-winning music duo from Yellowknife, NT), Marie Clements (award-winning Métis playwright, performer, director, producer, screenwriter, BC), Thomas King (Governor General Award winner, novelist, and creator of CBC Radio’s Dead Dog Café), Mieko Ouchi (award-winning actor, director and playwright, AB), Scott Montgomery (actor, producer, and writer, AB), and Trent McClellan (comedian, current cast member of This Hour Has 22 Minutes, ON).

The multimedia design for Canada, It’s Complicated has been created by Felix Fradet-Faguy and Normal Studio of Montreal. Fradet-Faguy works regularly with Normal as well as with Ex Machina, Canadian playwright Robert Lepage’s production company. Most recently with Ex Machina, Fradet-Faguy designed the images for Lepage’s acclaimed 2016 theatre production 887, winning the 2017 Toronto Theatre Critics award for Best Design.

To learn more about Canada, It’s Complicated, visit canadaitscomplicated.ca.