On Friday, October 20, the Alumnae Theatre Company will kick off its 100th season with Canadian Pulitzer Prize winner Carol Shields's Thirteen Hands. As part of the theater company's retrospective series, this production is a spirited musical play that follows four women, their daughters, and granddaughters who find connection through a weekly game of bridge.
October 20, 6:30 pm: GALA RECEPTION In celebration of the beginning of our 100th season, Alumnae Theatre Company invites you to our champagne and canapé reception in our lobby preceding the opening of Thirteen Hands. Reception and show: $50. Tickets for this evening are only available online.
October 26: postshow chat with Jordan Himelfarb The Toronto Star editor and avid bridge player, who wrote about the North American Bridge Championship recently, will delight audience members with a lively discussion about one of the world's greatest card games.
October 22, 29: Behind the Curtain: Talkbacks with director, designers, and cast Join emerging director Claren Grosz, the play's designers, and actors for a behind-the-curtain look at how the production is brought to life.
Preshow fun: Play bridge with a pro Audience members will have an opportunity to play a quick hand!