Factory Theatre to Revive Smash Hit 'Zadie's Shoes'



By: CULTURE STAFF  
Published: May 10th 2010
in Culture » Stage

Adam Pettle

Factory Theatre is reviving their smash hit Zadie’s Shoes to close their 2010-2011 season.

 

Written by Adam Pettle, Zadie’s Shoes explores the nature of luck and the power of faith through a family story about gambling. The play originally premiered at Factory in 2000 before transferring to Mirvish Productions, where it enjoyed a nearly sold-out run.

 

“The Factory mission is to reflect the Canadian experience through the imagination of our playwrights and theatre creators, and this is a season that accomplishes that with an inspiring theatrical verve,” said Artistic Director Ken Gass in a statement. “Factory’s 41st all-Canadian season is diverse, eclectic, language-rich, provocative and daring – all Factory hallmarks.”

 

This new production will be co-directed by brothers Adam and Jordan Pettle, who played the main character in the Mirvish production.

 

Zadie’s Shoes will run April 30-June 5, 2011. Subscriptions and single tickets for Factory Theatre’s 41st anniversary season are now on sale. For more information, visit www.factorytheatre.ca.   



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