David James Brock

playwright, poet, librettist

David James Brock is a Canadian playwright, poet and librettist. Author of poetry collection, Everyone is CO2. Librettist for Scottish pub opera, The Sloans Project. Co-creator of Breath Cycle, an opera for cystic fibrosis.

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Play (Toronto): Centre of the Universe


  • Labyrinth Lounge 298 Brunswick Avenue Toronto ON Canada (map)

This July, David James Brock returns to the Toronto Fringe Festival with a new, site-specific play at The Labyrinth Lounge.

Theatre Lab presents Centre of the Universe written by David James Brock and directed by Omar Hady. The morning after a catastrophic event in downtown Toronto, five people who are trapped inside a bar contemplate the end of the world and the city they once knew.

Stage manager: Heather Bellingham
Sound designer: Gordon Hyland
Media designer: Sam McLellan
Associate producer: Sigrid Velis
Featuring: Alexis Hancey, Michael Orlando, Mark Paci, Lea Russell, and Amy Marie Wallace

Image design: Mathew Borrett

Dates and times:

  • Wednesday, July 2nd, 7 pm
  • Thursday, July 3rd, 7 pm
  • Friday, July 4th, 7 pm
  • Saturday, July 5th, 4 pm and 7 pm
  • Sunday, July 6th, 4 pm and 7 pm
  • Monday, July 7th, 7 pm
  • Tuesday, July 8th, 7 pm
  • Wednesday, July 9th, 7 pm
  • Thursday, July 10th, 7 pm
  • Friday, July 11th, 7 pm
  • Saturday, July 12th, 4 pm and 7 pm
  • Sunday, July 13th, 4 pm and 7 pm

Details:

Buy tickets in advance on the Toronto Fringe website or at the door ($10). The show is 55 minutes. The venue is The Labyrinth Lounge, 298 Brunswick Avenue (Bloor and Brunswick). There is a limited seating capacity.