What’s On (Calgary): Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) – Morpheus Theatre

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What’s On (Calgary): Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) – Morpheus Theatre

Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)

GOODNIGHT DESDEMONA (GOOD MORNING JULIET)
Pumphouse Theatre Jan 28 – Feb 12 (Online version Feb 10-12)
By Ann-Marie MacDonald
Directed by Colleen Bishop

This Canadian classic will be presented with 20% Capacity & Distanced Seating
morpheustheatre.ca or 403-246-2999

Show Times: Wed – Sat @ 7:30pm; Matinees Jan 30, Feb 5, 6 & 12 @ 2:00pm

Tickets: Adults $23, Student/Senior $18

Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) is an exuberant comedy and feminist revisioning of Shakespeare’s Othello and Romeo and Juliet. It takes us from a dusty office in Canada’s Queen’s University, into the fraught and furious worlds of two of Shakespeare’s best-known tragedies, and turns them upside-down. Constance Ledbelly is the beleaguered “spinster” academic, and unlikely heroine who embarks on a quest for Shakespearean origins and, ultimately, her own identity. When she deciphers an ancient and neglected manuscript, Constance is propelled through a very modern rabbit hole and lands smack in the middle of the tragic turning points of each play in turn. Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) is a gender-bendy, big-hearted and crazily intelligent romp, where irony and anger sing in perfect harmony with innocence and poignancy.

Recommended for Ages 14 & Up

Morpheus Theatre has implemented Alberta’s “Restriction Exemption Program”. In compliance with Alberta Government requirements, we will require proof of vaccination (QR Code Required), documentation of a medical exemption, or a negative PCR or rapid COVID test (within 72 hours) from all patrons and volunteers. Documentation along with government issued identification will be required as you enter the Theatre building.

In addition to providing the above documentation, face masks that cover the nose, mouth, and chin, are required to be worn at all times while inside the theatre including while watching the performance. Face masks may be removed only while eating or drinking.