Contemporary Comedy • Canadian Premiere
Where commerce, spirituality, and comedy meet
By Dipika Guha
Directed by Jovanni Sy
February 7 - 16, 2019 • MainStage
Tickets from $29
Comedy in the Quest for Happiness.
Joan has been hired to stabilize Jojomon, a yoga apparel
Pair Yoga Play with dinner for a lovely Valentine's Day date. Check out our blog post for restaurant suggestions!
"Yoga Play is not simply a satire; it’s also a laugh-out-loud comedy" -Georgia Straight
Audience considerations: Profanity. Recommended age: 12+
SHOW TIMES & SPECIAL EVENTS
|PZ = Pizza Preview||OP = Opening Night||FM = Forum (Free for everyone)|
|TM = Tea Matinee||AP = Afterplay||TBT = Talkback Thursday|
All special events are free with ticket, unless otherwise noted.
Tea Matinee | 12 pm
Enjoy complimentary tea, coffee, and cake before the show generously provided by Gilmore Gardens & Courtyard Gardens, and Anna's Cake House.
What did you think of the show? We want to hear what you have to say so come join us for an informal discussion after the show to share your thoughts with us and others!
Talkback Thursday | Post-show
After the performance, join us for an intimate Q & A conversation with some of the actors. This Talkback is your chance to ask questions and gain insight into the play you've just seen.
|LOIS ANDERSON as Joan||Director JOVANNI SY|
|Set Designer SOPHIE TANG|
|DEREK CHAN as Fred||Costume Designer AMY MCDOUGALL|
|SHAWN MACDONALD as John Dale / Bernard Brown||Lighting/Video Designer
|CHIRAG NAIK as Raj||Sound Designer MISHELLE CUTTLER|
|CHRISTINE QUINTANA as Romola||Yoga Consultant
|Props Master CAROL MACDONALD|
|Technical Director MAC MACLEOD|
|Technical Director THEODORE SHERMAN|
|Production Manager JOSEF CHUNG|
|Stage Manager SUSAN MIYAGISHIMA|
|Assistant Stage Manager KOH LAUREN QUAN|
"Yoga Play is a hilarious indictment of our times, one that manages to galvanize the audience rather than demoralize us." -Georgia Straight
"Christine Quintana as the wannabe enlightened yoga entrepreneur from L.A. was
"The performances in director Jovanni Sy’s production are consistently solid" -Colin Thomas
Yoga Play pokes fun at a growing industry of personal enlightenment -Georgia Straight
"fast-paced comedy that’s going to make you laugh but it’s also going to challenge some of your ideas about business, about yoga, and about what is culture...” -Richmond Sentinel