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Still/Falling Online

May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)
Once on May 6, 2021
| $20
Photo credit: Lisa Baran in STILL/FALLING by Rachel Aberle. Set by Ken MacDonald. Lighting by John Webber. Photography by Sarah Race.

STILL/FALLING by Rachel Aberle

Presented by Green Thumb Theatre

Post-show discussions in partnership with Anxiety Canada

About the show:

Beaming live from Green Thumb Theatre studios, directly to you!

Nina has a great life. She loves her family, she does well in school, and her friends are awesome. But suddenly Nina starts feeling… off, and she finds herself slipping into a dark reality she cannot understand.

Reimagined for a digital format in the style of a confessional online video, Green Thumb’s award winning hit show offers a realistic, honest and bitingly funny look at the difference between ‘teen angst’ and mental illness, and the ways vulnerable kids can start to find their way out of the dark.

In the midst of a pandemic and rising levels of depression and anxiety in young people, STILL/FALLING is a timely and important conversation starter.  Every show is performed live and is followed by a discussion about mental health in partnership with Anxiety Canada.

This “digital tour” is a first for Green Thumb, which has been touring productions for young audiences directly to schools and venues all over the province and country since 1975. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, public presentations on May 2 & 6 provides a special opportunity for parents, guardians, and caregivers to engage with the theatre’s work.

Post-show discussions will feature mental health youth advocate Shilpa Narayan, Anxiety Canada Scientific Committee member and Registered Clinical Counsellor Christine M. Yu, and Mental Health Champion for Anxiety Canada, John Bateman.

Content Advisory: STILL/FALLING is an honest look at one person’s experience of anxiety and depression, and includes scenes depicting panic attacks, deep depression, and non-suicidal self-harm. The content of this play may prove to be an intense experience for some viewers.

Recommended for ages 13 +

Tickets for online live broadcast performances at 7pm on May 2 & 6 are available through TicketsNW. Tickets are $20 per device. If cost is a barrier, please contact touring@greenthumb.bc.ca to discuss options.

A closed captioned performance of STILL/FALLING and accompanying post-show discussion are pre-recorded. To purchase the closed captioned version, please purchase here. Ticket holders will be sent a link to view the pre-recorded performance.

School performances of STILL/FALLING twice a day May 3 – 7: contact touring@greenthumb.bc.ca to book

About Green Thumb Theatre:

Founded in 1975, Green Thumb Theatre is a force within the field of Theatre for Young Audiences, not only in British Columbia, but across the country and throughout the world. Green Thumb Theatre creates, produces, and tours plays that explore social issues relevant to the lives of children, youth and young adults. Green Thumb provides theatre that celebrates the language and stories of today’s generation and culture to stimulate empathy, debate and critical thinking.

Details

Date:
May 6
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
$20
Event Category:

Venue

The Massey Theatre
735 Eighth Avenue
New Westminster, BC V3M 2R2 Canada
Phone:
(604) 521-5050
Website:
http://www.masseytheatre.com

Organizer

Green Thumb Theatre
Website:
www.greenthumb.bc.ca
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THEATRE BOX OFFICE

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Email: admin@ticketsnw.ca

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*also open one hour before ticketed performances for door sales and will call.

SEATING CHART

To view a seating map (.pdf) please [click here].

ONLINE TICKET PURCHASING

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Note: Verification of identity will be required when you pick up your tickets.

SCALPER WARNING

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Purchasing tickets from any third party ticketing sellers is outside of Massey Theatre and Tickets NW ‘s liability and may result in the purchasing of a counterfeit ticket, which we don’t want you to do!

VIRTUAL TOUR

To see a 360° virtual tour of Massey Theatre, please [click here].

CONSUMER TICKET POLICIES

There are no refunds or exchanges on tickets once purchased.

If patrons are symptomatic, have travelled outside the country, been exposed to someone who has tested positive or is awaiting test results, they must not attend the performance or event.

If an event is postponed, ticket purchases will be transferred to the future date of the performance or event. If an event is cancelled by the theatre or event organizer, ticket purchases will be refunded.

Massey Theatre is operating at a total occupancy of 50 guests (out of 1,260). The theatre has in place a detailed Covid 19 safety plan, a new audience guide and new ticketing procedures to ensure events are safe and responsible. This information can be found by clicking here.

PLEASE NOTE: The Covid 19 pandemic remains a public health risk. The theatre is following all requirements for safe gatherings as per government directives. To increase your safety we encourage you and all guests to consider your personal wellness and risk factors for yourself and loved ones when deciding to attend. Individuals are responsible for limiting their own exposure to other guests. As such, the theatre can’t be held legally responsible for risks related to viral transmission. Rest assured theatre staff are taking a proactive and professional role in the adherence to protocols in the facility and we encourage open communication with us if any safety concerns emerge throughout, or after, your attendance at the theatre. We are all in this together!

Applicable service charges (based on ticket price) are added to each ticket sold payable by the consumer.

Please note: Children over 2 years old must have a ticket and their own seat Senior’s rates apply to patrons aged 65 and above and any children’s rates apply to patrons 12 and below, unless otherwise stated.

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