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Staircase Theatre gratefully acknowledges that Movin' On Up takes place on the unceded  territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations. 

Movin' On Up is back! A little earlier than usual!

Come for the staged readings of two intelligent, dialogue-driven, boisterous plays and stay for the nibbles, bar, and silent auction in support of Staircase Theatre! Don't forget to bring your high-rolling friends for that last part!

The Plays:
Ditto by Melody Anderson
The Sad Mommies Group by Cara Norrish

June 22, 2019
CBC Studio 700
Doors at 6:30 | Readings at 7:00

Ticket prices are pay-what-you-can with suggested amounts of $7, $17 or $27. But no one will be turned away!

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Playwrights: Melody Anderson & Cara Norrish

Dramaturge: Sherry MacDonald
Director: Melissa Oei
Featuring the talents of: Corina Akeson, Erla Faye Forsyth, Veenu Sandu and Jess Amy Shead


Ditto by Melody Anderson - - - - - - - - - -
Part science fiction, part love story and part family drama, Melody’s play is a moving and funny meditation on origins, desires and responsibilities in a world which has been transformed by human thoughtlessness.

Cat has resigned herself to a life of solitude and childlessness -- that is until she meets Norm, who awakens in her a fierce desire to become a mother. When her attempts to get pregnant are thwarted by a series of unexpected pitfalls, her grandmother weighs in with a unique and surprising perspective. Set in the near future, DITTO is a wry exploration of the nature of individuality and the ramifications of unbridled reproductive technology.

The Sad Mommies Group by Cara Norrish - - - - - - - - - -
Demi, Rosie and Aishwarya are all mothers dealing with depression, troubled relationships and what it means to be a "good mother" while their therapist, Lorie, is struggling to figure out if her program still works and if she can actually help these women. The Sad Mommies Group takes a deep dive into postpartum depression, women's focused mental health and talk therapy.




We have some pretty wicked prizes already, but we're always looking for more! If you or anyone you know might be able to/want to support us by donating a service or a product, we would be very grateful! Email us to chat.