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Empire of the Son presented by ATP

January 16 @ 7:30 pm - January 28 @ 10:00 pm MST

$26 - $75

Empire of the Son is a funny and poignant autobiographical one-man show by former CBC broadcaster Tetsuro Shigematsu about his rocky relationship with his emotionally reserved father. Through visually striking live, cinematic vignettes, Shigematsu re-enacts moments from his father’s incredible personal history, from the ashes of Hiroshima to swinging 1960’s London, and also uses audio recordings and photographs to paint an intimate portrait of their evolving connection and the deep-seated love for each other that they both struggle to express. Nightly at 7:30pm, weekend matinees at 2pm.


Audience Considerations: Mature subject matter. Suggested for ages 12+.


January 16 @ 7:30 pm
January 28 @ 10:00 pm
$26 - $75
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Martha Cohen Theatre
205 - 8 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB T2G 0K9 Canada
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