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Cockroach, by Ho Ka Kei (Jeff Ho)
Directed by Mike Payette
Choreographed by Hanna Kiel

September 13 – October 9, 2022

A cockroach smoking catnip. A bard lamenting over immortality. A boy stuck in a sticky situation. Three splinters caught in a collision of language, longing, and lobsters (who sometimes burst, and who sometimes burp).

From Toronto Theatre Critics award-winning playwright
Ho Ka Kei (Jeff Ho)Cockroach is a coming-of-age play about the stories we tell ourselves to comfort, to survive, to resist, to overcome, and to be.

Please be advised: Cockroach uses water-based haze and includes strong language, depictions of sexual violence, and staged smoking.

Cockroach 曱甴
 runs approximately 80 minutes with no intermission.

Critics Pick – The Globe and Mail

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ – The Toronto Star

NNNN – Now Magazine

“Should be mandatory viewing for Toronto audiences, a play unlike any other this year.” – Intermission Magazine

“Cockroach is a confident, thoughtful and compelling show” – Broadway World

“I cannot begin to express how much you need to see Cockroach. It opened my mind and my heart in a beautiful way” – A View from the Box

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