Your Own Sons

“What happened to our sons for them to end up here? “

“A powerful, exceptional play”

“A superb piece of tragic drama on the themes of grief, alienation and cultural identity”

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Reviewer’s Pick in Venue – View Magazine
Encore Festival Pick – Best of 2017 Fringe
Top Hamilton Theatre Pick of 2017 – View Magazine

Pauline’s son travels overseas to fight for ISIS while Dan’s son joins the Canadian Forces. Desperate to understand, both parents set out on a journey to confront the fate of their sons. But as their paths draw them closer to each other, will they be ready for the answers that await them? From the creators of Finding Mr. Right and Test, comes this searing and critically-acclaimed drama tackling the politics of faith and fear and the collision between love and loss.

Written by Stephen Near
Directed by Aaron Joel Craig

Featuring: Adam Lemieux, Lauren Miller, Stephen Near, Jennifer Walton, Amber Wood, and Ramzey Zourob

VENUE: The Pearl Company Arts Centre, 16 Steven Street, Hamilton, ON
OPENING: Thursday, April 19 at 7:30 PM
Friday, April 20 at 7:30 PM
Saturday, April 21 at 7:30 PM
Thursday, April 26 at 7:30 PM
Friday, April 27 at 7:30 PM
Saturday, April 28 at 2 PM
CLOSING: Saturday, April 28 at 8 PM

Your Own Sons was written with the support of the Ontario Arts Council’s Theatre Creators’ Reserve program and Theatre Aquarius and produced with the support of the City of Hamilton’s City Enrichment Fund