Local theatre group, Stage 88 will be presenting “The Whores” by Charles Crosby. The performance – directed by Susan Dignan – will take the audience on a tour of five women’s experiences and perspectives on life as a prostitute. Based on his interviews with real Halifax sex workers, Crosby develops unique characters representing different levels of a strangely hierarchical industry. At the end of each performance, there will be a debrief to discuss the content of the production.
Told as interwoven interviews with five sex workers, Charles Crosby’s The Whores takes the audience on a tour of the womens’ experiences and perspectives on life as prostitutes. The intimate dialogue pulls no punches about a profession that provides both freedom and danger in a strangely hierarchical industry.
“The Whores” is hosted by the Brantford Arts Block, located at 111 Sherwood Dr., and will take place on Friday, November 1st at 9:00pm, Saturday November 2nd at 8:00pm and Sunday, November 3rd at 8:00 pm. Tickets are $15.00 with some proceeds going to benefit the Sexual Assault Centre of Brant.
For more information and to purchase tickets, you can go to www.brantfordartsblock.ca or contact Ashley Fournier at the Brantford Arts Block by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 519-753-9400.