Carousel Theater for Young People presents Frozen River

from Vancouver Carousel theater for young people announced that it will open its 2022/23 season with the West Coast premiere of frozen river.

The Manitoba Youth Theater The production addresses issues of reconciliation, environmentalism and interdependence through storytelling and puppets, and is suitable for children aged five and up.

It will be presented at Granville Island Waterfront Theater September 28 to October 16.

The piece “offers a beautiful representation of the complexity of relationships with nature, with animals and with each other, through the point of view of two young girls who come from two very different worlds”, explains the co-artistic director and director general of the Carousel Theatre. Dave Deveau in a press release.

Krystle Pederson and Kathleen MacLean in frozen river.
Leif Norman, courtesy of Manitoba Theater for Young People

“[It’s] a vital history that spans centuries,” adds co-artistic director and general manager Jennica Grienke. “frozen river does not hesitate to ask important questions about the true meaning of reconciliation and how we can all play an active and hopeful role in honoring Indigenous reconciliation and protecting our environment.

Co-written by Michaela Washburn, Joelle Petersand Carrie Costelloand led by Katie Germanthe stars of the game Krystle Pederson, Keely Mc Peekand Mallory James.

Tickets for frozen river from $18, and you can find them here.