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The Millennial Malcontent

The Millennial Malcontent
by Erin Shields
directed by Peter Hinton
February 28, 2017 – April 09, 2017
Moxy is married and seething, fed up with the constraints of domesticity, and longing for some action. Meanwhile, her long-suffering husband Johnny has decided that enough is enough and contemplates having an affair with Faith, a secret admirer. Add to the mix a vain YouTube Star, his Québécois cousin, a lesbian party girl, a PhD student and a music blogger and the stage is set for a raucous exploration of the social posing, sexual frankness and emotional minefield of the Millennial generation.
This brand new play from Governor General’s Award-winning playwright Erin Shields is a fierce meditation on the millennial generation, loosely adapted from The Provoked Wife by Sir John Vanbrugh.
“The cast—an amazing ensemble–makes every moment a rollicking good time; a laugh-out-loud night at the theatre.” – Mooney on Theatre
“Shields puts in plenty of clever twists on her original source material; There’s lots of eye candy in this show.” – Toronto Star
“The Millennial Malcontent dares to speak to its subject faithfully, and, to paraphrase Moxy, makes a compelling case for raising the standard of what we’re able to think of as a triumph.” – The Theatre Reader
The Millennial Malcontent is approx. 2h 10m in length including one intermission.
Special offer for Millennials! Purchase a $29 ticket including a drink from the bar on the night of your show. Select ‘Millennial’ from the price list online.

Cast and Crew
Writer – Erin Shields
Director – Peter Hinton
Actors – Frank Cox-O’Connell , James Daly , Rong Fu , Natasha Mumba , Liz Peterson , Alicia Richardson , Amelia Sargisson , Reza Sholeh
Projection Designer – Howard Davis
Lighting Designer – Jennifer Lennon
Sound Designer – Lyon Smith
Set and Costume Designer – Joanna Yu
Stage Manager – Marinda de Beer
Projection Assistant – David Costello
Script Coordinator – Haritha Popuri
Apprentice Stage Manager – Troy Taylor
Directing Apprentice – Robynne Harder