A Good Woman of Setzuan

Seven Tyrants Theatre proudly presents:

June 29 – July 24, 2011

Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays & Sundays at 8pm

Directed by David Newham

Musical Direction by Daniel Deorksen

Choreography by Jenny Duffy

Starring: Tallulah Winkelman & Alex McMorran

Tickets are on sale now! Call: 604-662-3207

Adults: $32

Students: $29

*Book your tickets before June 29th and receive $5 off!

At The Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

578 Carrall Street, in the heart of Vancouver’s Chinatown

A one-of-a-kind theatrical experience!

Also featuring performances by:Daniel Deorksen, Joy Castro, Mishelle Cuttler, Phyllis Ho, Chris Lam, Emily Lee, Brian Knox McGugan, Marie Montemayor, Byron Noble and Varya Rubin.

Stage Management by Josina De Bree

A Good Woman of Setzuan is a re-imagining of Bertolt Brecht’s musical parable about the struggle to live a moral life in a society corrupted by greed and selfishness. Three Gods visit the mythical city of Setzuan in search of a “good” person, only to find one in a humble prostitute named Shen Te. But soon a gift from the Gods forces Shen Te to invent an alter ego in order to protect herself and her new-found wealth.

Staged in the lush environmental setting of the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, this groundbreaking Seven Tyrants production gives audiences a unique opportunity to enjoy one of the 20th century’s greatest plays in one of Vancouver’s top attractions.

A Good Woman of Setzuan is a wildly entertaining examination of the relationship between economic systems and the moral standards they produce. In true Seven Tyrants fashion, A Good Woman of Setzuan draws from several translations of Brecht’s original German tale, to present a streamlined re-telling that modern audiences are sure to enjoy. The production features an original musical score and choreography performed live by the multi-talented cast.


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Our objective is to reinvigorate live theatrical performance in the 21st Century by re-forging the core connection between the performer, audience and text. We produce multi-disciplinary performance pieces, utilizing actors, dancers and live musicians to provide a full-sensory experience relevant to a global audience.