Where: Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse, 79 St. George Street
When: July 3-13, 2019
Cost: Tickets can be purchased online at fringetoronto.com, phoning 416.966.1062 or in person during the festival at Postscript, the patio at the Toronto Fringe. Located in the Hockey Rink at 275 Bathurst Street (Dundas + Bathurst). Is a wheelchair accessible venue.
Details: Woke ‘n Broke is the ultimate millennial experience told through sketch comedy. Featuring a full cast of people of colour, the show explores themes of identity, religion, and politics from a range of perspectives. Highlighting the cultural clash between navigating the present-day as a young adult versus the experience your parents had, Woke ‘n Broke encourages the audience to challenge their current views of millennial life.
The diverse cast was brought together in an effort to speak to the different experiences and backgrounds of each performer. Written cooperatively, the show features unique perspectives from each cast member and presents millennial life in a completely new light that has never been brought to the stage before.
Woke ‘n Broke is directed by Anand Rajaram, Second City alumni and creator of the award-winning mime fantasia, Cowboys & Indians. The cast features Zohaib Khan, Rob Michaels, Nkasi Ogbonnah, Carolyne Das, Sima Sepehri and Neha Kohli.
The show is guaranteed to bring big perspectives and even bigger laughs to its audience. From parental acceptance to a sketch about terrorism, this show explores everything that comes with millennial life in 2019.
More Info: www.wokenbroke.show