Runs from Tuesday March 13 2018 to Sunday March 25 2018


The Roxy on Gateway
8529 Gateway Blvd
Edmonton AB T6E 6P3

Performance Notes

Wild Side Productions presents
by Lot Vekemans
Translated from the Dutch by Rina Vergano

Featuring: Amber Borotsik & Nathan Cuckow Director & Designer: Jim Guedo

Is it ever possible to move on? A couple meets again after a painful separation. Loss drove them apart but binds them still. This is an extraordinary play about grief, closure, and the awkward dance of going forward.

Poison is widely considered one of the most successful international theatrical hits from the Netherlands. It won the Taalunie Toneelschrijfprijs Award in 2010 for best new Dutch play It had a critically acclaimed run in New York in 2016, and was recently premiered in the UK at the Orange Tree Theatre in London and the Coal Mine Theatre in Toronto.

“truly astounding” -Broadway World

“searing… a tear-jerker” -The New York Times

“profoundly rewarding” -The Times (London)

“We may not all have experienced the unimaginable, but love and loss may be some of the only true universals.” -The Star (Toronto)

Approximate running time: 90 minutes

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