Proper Slang Productions
Uno Fest
  • Dates: May 18, 2017 - May 19, 2017
  • Location: Metro Studio Theatre
  • Created: by Anna Chatterton
  • Performed: by Anna Chatterton
  • Advance price: $20
  • Door price: $20
  • Duration: 70mins
  • Rating: Coarse language, adult themes.
  • Genre: Comedy/Drama
  • Country: Toronto

A single mother and her rebellious teenage daughter collide when a love interest comes between them, leaving the youngest daughter in the crossfire. Writer-performer Anna Chatterton, armed with a microphone, laptop and vocal processor, crafts and conducts a sonic landscape to tell this dark, delicious comedy about a passionate and imperfect family.

“A brilliant and brave play.” – Judith Thompson


“Chatterton’s play …goes behind closed doors of a salacious family event, while straddling the line between humour and tragedy. Chatterton infuses this potentially traumatizing story with plenty of humour in both her writing and performance…. Chatterton’s presence onstage is undeniable and endlessly watchable.” – Carly Maga – The Star


“innovative staging and raw storytelling power … a creative and profoundly moving exploration of the female voice.…an extremely cutting-edge night at the theatre…. Chatterton’s facial expressions do an excellent job of portraying each character distinctly… I loved this play’s depiction of the sweetness, confusion, and anguish of adolescence and adulthood alike… often playful, often painful, and always deeply human.” – Chris Klippenstein, Mooney On Theatre

Directed by Andrea Donaldson, Sound design byMichael Rinaldi, Lighting Design by Andre Du Toit.

Pay-What-You-Can – All shows marked * are Pay-What-You-Can for tickets at the door. We reserve 25% of every Uno Fest Opening Night for PWYC tickets. Advance tickets for these shows are regular price.

About the artist: Anna Chatterton is a playwright, librettist and performer. She was named a top ten Toronto theatre artist of 2016 by NOW Magazine. Her play Within the Glass was recently produced at Tarragon Theatre where she is a playwright in residence. 

She was recently awarded a Toronto Theatre Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor. She co-writes and performs with the Independent Aunties whose latest play Gertrude and Alice received Dora Nominations for Outstanding New Play and for Best Ensemble.

Anna is the Playwright-in-Residence at Nightwood Theatre this season and has been a playwright in residence at the National Theatre School of Canada.


08:00 pm
07:00 pm


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