August 4, 2020 to August 30, 2020

Written by & starring internationally acclaimed theatre artist Daniel MacIvor

RUN TIME: 1 hr    ACCESSIBLE: Y    INTERMISSION: N    AGES: 16+    MEMBER TYPE: Professional

WARNING: Contains Adult Language

A groundbreaking stand-up-sit-down-comedy-nightmare about a man named Victor. His mother is possessed by the devil. His father is the saddest man in the world. His sister is in love with the dog. The one he loves does not love him…and he’s got nowhere to live. A man on the precipice of a nervous breakdown, Victor drags his audience through his life, his fantasies, his desires, and his recent push to the edge as he searches for answers in Daniel MacIvor’s grand epic.

Daniel is originally from Cape Breton and currently divides his time between Toronto and Halifax. Daniel has written numerous award-winning theatre productions and his work has been translated into French, Portuguese, Spanish, Czech, German and Japanese. Daniel received the Governor General’s Literary Award for Drama for his collection of plays I Still Love You and in 2008 he was awarded the Siminovitch Prize for Theatre. 


Written by and Starring Daniel MacIvor
Originally Directed by Daniel Brooks


~ An Experiment in Radical Access ~

In the light of this unprecedented time, we are trying something Radical: We want to become the first Professional, Community-Funded Theatre in Canada. We are looking for 2000 people to make monthly donations of $25 or more to publicly fund our operations and projects and as a result, we will offer all 12 Mainstage plays and musicals every year free of charge. 

We haven't quite reached that goal, but we know that can work and we're willing to make the first move.

As an experiment, our two August productions - House and John & Jen - will be free of charge so that we can prove this model wil work and be amazing for our community. 

If you're trying it out, we highly encourage you to make a monthly pledge and help us reach our goal so we can finally rely on a consistent revenue stream and know month-to-month that we can pay our bills. For more information or to make your pledge, check out:


If you book your tickets and then do not need them, please let us know no less than 6 hours before showtime by e-mailing us at:

From August 4th to 30th:

Tuesdays at 8:00PM
Thursdays at 8:00PM
Saturdays at 2:00PM
Sundays at 8:00PM


All audiences will be limited to 12.5% of our overall capacity (aprox. 50 people)
Every seat will automatically be booked with a six-foot "bubble" around their seats to ensure mandatory physical distancing. 
Masks will be manditory upon entrance. 
Washrooms will be gender-neutral for the time being and limited to one-person per washroom at a time. 
There will be no intermission and audiences will be permited to enter and exit as necessary to "freshen up".
At the time of writing, no concessions will be sold at this performance. 

We are committed to keeping our audience, staff, and artists safe and secure. If you have any feedback or concerns, please feel free to contact us at:

Thank you so much and see you at the HAT!

Produced by: Highland Arts Theatre

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