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Lesson in Forgetting
Pleiades Theatre English language world premiere of Lesson in Forgetting by Emma Haché, translated by Taliesin McEnaney with John Van Burek, running live on stage from May 3 to 22 at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts.
Healing, love, trauma, memory, and isolation are at the core of the work from celebrated Acadian playwright Haché. Lesson in Forgetting is directed by Pleiades Associate Artistic Producer Ash Knight and asks whether love alone can suffice when everything else is lost. In this two-character story featuring award-winning Canadian actors Andrew Moodie and Ma-Anne Dionisio, HE has suffered a massive brain trauma as a result of a car crash some years earlier; ever since, the only thing he canView more
50 Tank House Lane, Distillery Historic District, Toronto, ON M5A 3C4
There are several Green P parking lots in the area. The closest one is in the Distillery District with entrances from Parliament Street, however, please be advised that these lots do fill up quickly, especially on weekends and during Distillery Historic District Events.
There are 2 other Green P parking lots close by. Both are north of Mill Street, one is on Front Street with an entrance between Tankhouse Lane and Cherry Street.
Accessible SeatingThe Young Centre offers wheelchair accessible seating in every one of our venues. If you are interested in purchasing an accessible seat please contact Box Office at 416-866-8666View more
Accessible SeatingThe Young Centre offers wheelchair accessible seating in every one of our venues. If you are interested in purchasing an accessible seat please contact Box Office at 416-866-8666 and have the date and time of the interested show at the ready. Our team meets before every performance to ensure we are properly prepared to seat every patron.Please note: these seats can only be purchased by contacting the Box Office.Hearing Assist DevicesOur theatres are equipped with audio systems compatible with our in-house FM hearing assist stetho devices. Currently, we are working on finessing the devices to connect seamlessly to Bluetooth hearing aids.Storage of Mobility DevicesIf a mobility device needs to be stored during a performance, we have reserved locations at the ready. Our staff are always attentive should a patron need immediate access to their mobility device. For the safety of all patrons, we do ask for patience in exiting the theatre during intermission and at the end of the show.Support PersonsA person with a disability who is accompanied by a support person may require that person to accompany them on our premises to assist them with communication, mobility, personal care or any other medical need. A support person will be permitted to accompany a person with a disability into any areas of our facility open to our customers. A person with a disability will not be prevented from access to their support person at any time while attending our facility.Please note: every person entering the facility for a ticketed public performance or event is required to present a purchased admission ticket. As a rental facility and hosting establishment, we encourage all performances and productions to offer accessible prices at all seating locations throughout our facility.Service AnimalsWe welcome people with disabilities who require the use of service animals. We encourage customers to notify the box office in advance if a service animal will accompany them, so that we are best able to accommodate. Service animals are allowed to accompany persons with disabilities into any areas of our facility open to our customers. Our staff have been trained on how to interact with people with disabilities who are accompanied by a service animal.Other Assisted DevicesBooster seats and a wheelchair are also available at the Young Centre for patron use, in limited supply.Wheel-Trans Pick-Up/Drop-Off LocationsTo view the pick-up and drop-off locations for Wheel-Trans, please visit our Getting Here page.View less