Feminist Live Reads: West Coast Edition

Feminist Live Reads: West Coast Edition

7:00pm - Monday, Apr 11, 2016

Feminist Live Reads: West Coast Edition

Presents a staged reading of Cameron Crowe's "Almost Famous" with Vancouver's coolest actresses
Join Feminist Live Reads and an all-star cast, including Diana Bang (The Interview), Julia-Sarah Stone (TIFF Rising Star '14), Erica Carroll (Supernatural), veteran performer Gabrielle Rose and Ali Liebert (Bomb Girls), as they perform Cameron Crowe's classic coming-of-age screenplay Almost Famous. With special guests and an all-female Stillwater cover band, it's all happening! All proceeds to go towards Girls Rock Camp Vancouver (www.girlsrockcampvancouver.ca).
Monday, April 11th, 2016

Doors 6:30pm | Show @ 7pm

All-ages balcony seating, 19+ main floor

Tickets: $15

Special raffle giveaway by sponsors Nelson And The Seagull and Alicat Revival

Feminist Live Reads is a regular staged live reading series created by writer/director Chandler Levack in Toronto in 2015. It aims to raise awareness of the disparity of roles available for women in film and television and to promote diversity in the entertainment industry. The series casts a strong ensemble of female actresses in amazing, complex roles from iconic film and television scripts, regardless of gender, to be performed live in front of an audience. All proceeds go to a charity to benefit women in our community. Past performers have included Mia Kirshner, Sook-Yin Lee, Kayla Lorette, Deragh Campbell, Lauren Collins, Nadia Litz and Katie Boland.

"A fantastic idea" - NOW Magazine
"Helping to push forward the public discourse surrounding issues of gender equality" - The National Post
"Funny and sobering" - The Globe and Mail
"One of the most subversive comedic exercises on stage this year" - Toronto Film Scene
"A night of gender-swapping hilarity - you really ought to go" - SheDoesTheCity
"Sounds like a plan, DM me" - actress Illeana Douglas (@Illeanarama)

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