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  • ASL Interpretation
  • Relaxed Performance

May 17, 2022 - May 29, 2022

Distant Early Warning

Hosted by Buddies in Bad Times Theatre

Not long from now, in the scorched Arctic Circle, a lone and lovesick survivor counts down the days til The Grand Prize Winner – humanity’s last hope – returns. As she waits, she sings. Distant Early Warning is a post-annihilation love story about which warnings we hear, which we ignore, and our enduring hope for a better tomorrow.

Support for Distant Early Warning has been provided by Buddies In Bad Times Theatre, the Toronto Arts Council, the Ontario Arts Council, the Canada Council for the Arts, Theatre Passe Muraille, Crow’s Theatre.


The performance of Distant Early Warning on Sunday, May 22nd (2:30pm) will be a relaxed performance. Relaxed Performances are designed to welcome audience members who will benefit from a more relaxed performance environment. Patrons can book $10 tickets in advance using the code “RP10” at checkout.

Deaf-interpreted performance in ASL The performance of Distant Early Warning on Thursday, May 26th (8pm) will featured ASL-interpretation by Deaf interpreter Jaideep Goray. Patrons can book $10 tickets in advance using the code “ASL10” at checkout.


Buddies in Bad Times Theatre

12 Alexander Street, Toronto, ON, M4Y 1B4, Canada

Phone number: 416-975-8555

Email: info@buddiesinbadtimes.com

Established in 1979, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre is Toronto’s leading destination for artistically rigorous alternative theatre and a world leader in developing queer voices and stories for the stage. Buddies offers a year-round program that includes a full season of queer theatre, new works festivals, artist residencies, and intergenerational training and education initiatives. In its 40-year history Buddies has welcomed over one million people into its home in the heart of Toronto’s queer village and has premiered nearly 1,000 new works for the stage, making it the largest and longest-running queer theatre company in the world.