June 3, 2022 - June 19, 2022
Hosted by The Musical Stage Company
A new Canadian musical with book, music and lyrics by Fatuma Adar. DIXON ROAD tells the story of a Somali family who immigrate to Canada in 1991 as the civil war begins to tear their homeland apart. They settle in Dixon Road, in a neighbourhood near Pearson airport that is still the heart of Toronto’s Somali community today.
Combining R&B, contemporary verse and traditional Somali melodies, DIXON ROAD is an exhilarating journey about dreams, displacement, and finding a new sense of home. Join The Musical Stage Company & Obsidian Theatre Company from June 3 – June 19 at the outdoor High Park Amphitheatre for one of this summer’s hottest musical events! Preview tickets to the first 8 shows (June 3 – June 8), are Pay-What-You-Wish starting at $5!
Audio description will be available at the following two performances:
Wednesday, June 8 at 12 PM Saturday, June 18 at 12 PM*
Sighted guides will be available at High Park Subway Station on both days. They will be waiting at the end of the bus platform between 10:30 and 10:45 AM on each day.
All tickets for patrons who would like to take advantage of the audio description are complimentary! To book your free ticket for the June 8 at 12 PM performance or the June 18 at 12 PM performance, please contact Accessibility Coordinator Tia Lunn directly by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at (416) 927-7880 ext. 239.
Your audio description experience will include an audio pre-show introduction to the piece, and audio-described programme materials.
*High Park is closed to vehicle traffic on weekends. The pathway leading from the road/sidewalk to the Amphitheatre seating is a natural, unpaved pathway and you may encounter tree roots, rocks, and sections of uneven ground. If this presents a barrier, or if you have any questions about your described performance experience, please contact Accessibility Coordinator Tia Lunn directly by email at email@example.com, or by phone at (416) 927-7880 ext. 239.