Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Red Like Fruit

April 3 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 20, 2024

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until April 21, 2024

2b is thrilled to present the world premiere of Red Like Fruit by Governor General’s Award-winning playwright, Hannah Moscovitch. Lauren asks Luke to narrate her life: her fraying mental health, the growing sense of unease she feels in the world. While Lauren’s been reporting on a high profile case of domestic violence, she’s been thinking back with eerie ambivalence on a set of sexual events from her adolescence, and something in her has started to crash. Soon, Lauren can no longer comprehend her own decisions and desires (like why she asked Luke to narrate for her in the first place). Red Like Fruit interrogates the many contradictions and complexities of complicity, consent, patriarchy and traumatic memory in the post #MeToo era.

Written by Hannah Moscovitch
Directed by Christian Barry
Set, Lighting and Costume Design by Kaitlin Hickey
Performed by Michelle Monteith and David Patrick Flemming
Stage Management by Don Brownrigg
Production Management by Sylvia Bell
Accessibility Coordination by Sara Graham

Due to the nature of the story and the themes of the play, 2b recommends that Red Like Fruit is only for audiences 16 years and older. Parental guidance is required.
We will be unable to admit latecomers to the performance.

During the performances on Sundays April 7, 14, 21st CHILDCARE WILL BE AVAILABLE.
During the performances on Wednesdays April 10th and April 17th MASKS WILL BE REQUIRED.
Further details on accessibility measures surrounding the show will be released in the coming weeks.

Note: 2203 Gottingen Street is wheelchair accessible with private, gender-neutral washrooms. The audience seating for this production will be on raised levels with steps. If you need a floor-seat/seat near the exit for accessibility purposes please email us at access@2btheatre.com and we will reserve one for you.


April 3
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:


The Bus Stop Theatre
2203 Gottingen Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K3B5 Canada
View Venue Website