The Empress & The Prime Minister Tuesday April 16 2019 at 8:00 PM
Tuesday April 16 2019
“There’s no place for the state in the bedrooms of the nation.” - Pierre Trudeau, Minister of Justice, 1967
Featuring: Darrin Hagen & Joey Lesperance
Director: Bradley Moss
On the 50th anniversary of the decriminalization of homosexuality in Canada, Darrin Hagen premieres a new play about the life of drag queen ted northe, also known as the Empress of Canada. northe’s life’s of work of activism draws a young Minister of Justice, Pierre Trudeau to his side, and the two form a remarkable connection that changed Canada.
Photo by Ryan Parker Photography
The Roxy on Gateway
8529 Gateway Blvd
Edmonton AB T6E 6P3
This is a festival seating performance - seats are on a first come, first serve basis when you arrive at the theatre.