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Shove It Down My Throat


  • Buddies in Bad Times Theatre 12 Alexander Street Toronto, ON, M4Y 1B4 Canada (map)
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“Shove It Down My Throat
by Johnnie Walker

March 30 - April 14

In 2013, Luke O’Donovan is arrested after a knife fight at a New Year’s party. The media portrays him as a maniac who went on a stabbing spree. Luke says he’s the victim of a queer-bashing, punished for fighting back. In 2014, theatre artist Johnnie Walker begins writing letters to Luke in prison and working on a new play.

A fierce and freewheeling exploration of a powerful true story, Shove It Down My Throat puts queerness, identity, and complicity through a theatrical kaleidoscope as Johnnie sifts through the different versions of Luke’s story — and the different versions of Luke — in search of the ever-elusive truth.

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A Buddies in Bad Times Theatre and Pandemic Theatre co-production

SHOVE IT DOWN MY THROAT
by JOHNNIE WALKER
directed by TOM ARTHUR DAVIS
starring JOHNNIE WALKER, DANIEL CARTER, WILLARD GILLARD, KWAKU OKYERE, CRAIG PIKE, HEATH V SALAZAR + ANDERS YATES
set + costume design by ANAHITA DEHBONEHIE
lighting design by REBECCA VANDEVELDE
sound design by JIVESH PARASRAM
assistant directed by RHIANNON COLLETT
stage manager WALEED ANSARI
production manager OZ WEAVER”

Earlier Event: March 29
Nina West In TORONTO