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The Forest For The Trees

August 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Forest for the Trees is a physical theatre/dance hybrid which explores the shadows. When a woman escapes from hiding, an unknown world awaits her and those she left behind. What was she hiding from, and what will she discover outside? Is there something out there that threatens these women, or is the supposed threat just an image of her imagination? An experiment in storytelling through movement without words, combined with a spine-chilling soundscape and eerie, mysterious lighting will transport the audience to a magical new world.

Shotgun Juliet is an independent theatre company that revels in the creation of original, sight specific work. With Animate Toronto Parks, have developed Forest for the Trees specifically for the parks of Toronto. The outdoors is an exciting and unpredictable environment for GTA audiences to experience something new, and see their neighbourhood in a new light. Forest for the Trees is an accessible experience for those who are new to physical theatre, and works to intrigue and inspire, but also show each our audience a fun evening of physical theatre entertainment.

Presented at sundown. If you would like to show up early, bring a blanket and a picnic, set up camp and get cozy for an otherworldly, dusk-in-the-summer experience. Arrive at 8 pm, the entire experience is approx. 75-90 minutes based on adjusted sundown start times.


August 9
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Describe where in the park you will be
By the parking lot connected to the entrance at Pharmacy Ave just past the train tracks north of Danforth Ave
Rain or shine
Rain date
August 28 (if severe weather)
Bring your own seating (if desired)
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Prairie Drive Park
121 Pharmacy Ave.
Toronto, Ontario M1L Canada
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