Hastings Park 1942 - Japanese Problem PerformanceVancouver, British Columbia
Theatre — Talks and Discussion, Behind-the-scenes
In JAPANESE PROBLEM, a small group intimately experiences the incarceration of Canadian citizens at Hastings Park in an immediate and affecting performance with original music. This site-specific performance will have an educational aspect, but moreover will be accessible to the elderly, teenagers, people with cognitive and mental health challenges, and language or physical barriers. It is our chief goal to be inclusive, direct, and unpretentious. This small-audience, site-specific piece premieres on Sept. 30th for the 75th anniversary of the Japanese Canadian incarceration at Hastings Park. It will go on to be the fall-winter installation at the Nikkei National Museum in Burnaby, tour to the Langham Centre in Kaslo, with a teaser at the Powell Street Festival.
This activity is in English.
This activity is wheelchair accessible.
Keywords: Youth/Teens, Walking, Tour, Storytelling, Performance, Historic Site, All Ages, Acting, Hastings Park 1942, Japanese Canadian, history, heritage, internment, incarceration, performance, play, opening, community, reception,
|Fri 29 Sep||No events scheduled.|
|Sat 30 Sep||1:00 PM to 4:00 PM|
|Sun 01 Oct||No events scheduled.|
In case of rain:
Performance takes place in the Livestock Building of the PNE, rain or shine
PNE Livestock Building, Vancouver BC Coordinates 49.28394581502957, -123.04000854492188
Vancouver, British Columbia
The Livestock building is adjacent to the Coliseum on the PNE grounds just off of Renfrew, north of Hastings. Enter from the North side of the building.
Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre and Universal Limited
The Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre has a mandate to honour, preserve, and share Japanese Canadian history an heritage for a better Canada. Universal Limited is a theatre group previously known for making a play on a specially-built pedicab. Pedaling four people around at a time, telling a secret history of a part of town (and of people) not frequently recorded in theatre, Tour eventually travelled from Vancouver to Victoria and Toronto.
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