by JORDAN HARRISON
location | 1454 Danforth Avenue, Toronto
Preview Sunday, January 26 and Tuesday, January 28 2020 at 7:30pm
Opening Night Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 7:30pm
Closing Day Sunday, February 16, 2020 at 2pm
Tuesday to Saturday at 7:30pm (Mondays Dark)
Matinees are Sunday at 2pm
There is a 10 minute intermission for this show. No latecomers.
Previews $25 (plus HST)
Regular price $47.50 - $55.50 (plus HST)
Rush tickets $25 (cash only, at the door, 45 minutes before performance starts, subject to availability. No phone reservations).
Directed by Stewart Arnott
Written by Jordan Harrison
Starring Beau Dixon, Sarah Dodd, Gordon Hecht and Martha Henry
Coal Mine Theatre engages under the terms of the INDIE 2.2, professional Artists who are members of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association.
MARJORIE PRIME, opened off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons on December 14, 2016 and was originally directed by Anne Kauffman. A film adaptation by Michael Almereyda debuted at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, to great critical acclaim. In MARJORIE PRIME, a rich, sci-fi drama, Jordan Harrison explores the mysteries of human identity and the limits — if any — of what technology can replace. It’s the age of artificial intelligence, and 85-year-old Marjorie has a handsome new companion who’s programmed to feed the story of her life back to her.
The 2015 Pulitzer Prize finalist MARJORIE PRIME is written by award-winning American playwright Jordan Harrison, and features a renowned Canadian cast including one of Canadian Theatre’s greatest artists Martha Henry, who was made an officer of the Order of Canada in 1981, and promoted to Companion in 1990, and also received a Governor General's Performing Arts Award for her lifetime contribution to Canadian theatre.The play is helmed by Director Stewart Arnott Seminar (Royal MTC and Mirvish Productions); Title and Deed (Nightfall Theatrics/Artspace Youngplace) and features Sarah Dodd, Private Lives, The Merry Wives of Windsor and The Front Page (Stratford Festival); Multi Dora award-winning actor Beau Dixon, The Father, (Coal Mine Theatre) Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (Soul Pepper Theatre), and Hamlet, Next To Normal (Tarragon Theatre); and Gordon Hecht, Incident at Vichy (Soul Pepper theatre).