Past Seasons

Past Seasons of productions for Ruby Slippers Theatre. RST’s mission is to further the voices of diverse women in theatre including those on the femme spectrum.

2004 / 2005 Season

A Fabulous Disaster In November of 2004 Ruby Slippers and The Firehall Arts Centre presented the premiere of A Fabulous Disaster, starring and created by Denise Clarke.   A tragic comedy of dire warnings and light hearted musings drawing on all things opposite – Denise Clarke has given up and is ready to go. Clarke …

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2003 / 2004 Season

Shopping and Fucking Ruby Slippers Theatre and Pi Theatre co-produced the Western Canadian premiere production of Shopping and Fucking by Mark Ravenhill. Described as "a searing, intelligent, disturbing satirical dialogue", this cutting-edge drama of disenchantment bowled over audiences across Europe and Russia. A ruthless and surprisingly hilarious indictment of consumerism and violence in our society, …

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2002 / 2003 Season

The 2002/2003 season included the artistic residency of one of Vancouver’s hottest young playwrights, Lucia Frangione, the premiere presentation of Karen Hines latest biting social satire (the third in her infamous Pochsy trilogy), and the premiere production of Drew McCreadies wickedly funny analysis of dysfunctional bliss. In addition to these projects, Ruby Slippers is took …

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2001 / 2002 Season

Sucker Falls: The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny Three of Vancouver's most innovative theatre companies combined to present an award-winning Brecht in the Park series, performed beneath the summer sky in three Vancouver Parks, in August, 2001. The event featured an original play with music, which though new, is still firmly rooted …

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2000 / 2001 Season

After a long creation process spanning eight months, we were proud to present to you the all-knew, all-original RubyCAB 2000. Created in collaboration with music ensemble Talking Pictures, this raucous evening of jazz cabaret picked up where our 1998 hit The Ruby Cabaret left off, ushering in the new millenium with enlightened, offensive, highly entertaining …

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1999 / 2000 Season

Acts of Passion We kicked off the 1999/2000 season with our sixth and final installment of our Acts of Passion reading series featuring the hottest new work from the Quebec theatre scene. Co-produced with Pink Ink Theatre and Theatre la Seizieme in association with the UBC Department of Film, Theatre, and Creative Writing, Acts Of …

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