The Other Place, Needles and Opium and Victoria Chaplin's Le Cirque Invisible Among Canadian Stage 2014-15 Season

By Michael Gioia
17 Dec 2013

The Canadian premiere of Sharr White's The Other Place and the return of Robert Lepage's Needles and Opium are among the productions featured in Canadian Stage's 2014-15 season, which will kick off Oct. 1, 2014.

The Other Place will be directed by Daniel Brooks and run Jan. 18-Feb. 8, 2015, at Canadian Stage. The work, about a successful neurologist whose life begins to fall apart, opened on Broadway Jan. 10, 2013, and starred Laurie Metcalf, who received a Tony nomination for her performance.

Written and directed by Lepage, Needles and Opium will run May 1-10, 2015. An Ex Machina production presented by Canadian Stage, the return follows a sold-out run in 2013.

Additionally, Victoria Chaplin, the daughter of Charlie Chaplin, and Jean-Baptiste Thierrée will present their circus piece Le Cirque Invisible, created and performed by the duo, Nov. 12-16, 2014.

The season will also include Kiss & Cry by Michèle Anne De Mey and Jaco Van Dormael (Oct. 1-5, 2014); Helen Lawrence, conceived and directed by Stan Douglas with a story by Douglas and Chris Haddock that is written by Haddock (Oct. 12-Nov. 1, 2014); Simon Stephens' Harper Regan, directed by Matthew Jocelyn, (March 1-22, 2015); What Makes a Man, created by Jennifer Tarver with Justin Ellington and directed by Tarver (Oct. 5-Nov. 2, 2014); Older and Reckless, conceived by Claudia Moore (Nov. 6-9, 2014); Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, directed by Chris Abraham (Jan 11-Feb. 8, 2015); Spotlight South Africa (April 8-25, 2015); and Shakespeare in High Park, featuring As You Like It and Titus Andronicus (July-September 2015).

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