January 31, 2023 - February 5, 2023
Backstage Theatre, 10330 84 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB, T6E 4E9, Canada
Many know the classic tragedy of Doctor Faustus, who made a deal with a demon and ultimately gave up his soul. But few have asked the question, “what happened to the demon Mephistopheles after?” Performed in ASL by a Deaf cast, After Faust surfaces the oft-painful questions and choices that lay along the path of forgiveness and self-transformation. Presented as part of RISER Edmonton 2023 with Common Ground Arts Society.
Sensory warning: Flashing lights, haze, loud/sudden noises.
Themes include mental health, depression, loss of loved ones, discussion of suicide (but no actual portrayal), demonry, magic, religious references.
Dates: January 31 - Feburary 5 2023. Venue: Backstage Theatre at the Fringe Theatre Arts Barns (10330 84 Avenue NW). **Run Time: **Approximately 90 minutes.
All dates are performed in ASL with projected English captions. ASL Interpreters will be available in the lobby pre- and post-show at every performance.
7:30pm Tuesday January 31 (Preview)* 7:30pm Thursday February 2* *Presented with voice-over in spoken English.