GAC Presents: Medicine
Date: Apr. 25, 2015
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Gabriola Community Hall
One-act play | Written and Performed by the TJ Dawe
Fringe Festival legend TJ Dawe shares his funny, at times heartbreaking and enlightening experience with Gabor Maté, the Amazonian psychotropic plant medicine ayahuasca, group therapy and his path to introspection.
“A deeply honest and generous—not to mention smart and entertaining—piece of theatre … Dawe is a skilled performer … More than once, his openheartedness brought tears to my eyes.”
-Colin Thomas, Georgia Straight
Medicine is recommended for ages 14 – adult.
TJ Dawe is Vancouver-based award-winning writer, performer, and director who is Canada’s most pre-eminent monologuist. Current projects include: a stage adaptation of the blog PostSecret and directing the stage adaptation of Mark Leiren-Young’s Never Shoot a Stampede Queen. He co-wrote the play Toothpaste and Cigars, which has been made into the movie The F Word, starring Daniel Radcliffe. Check out TJ’s TED Talk, An Experiment in Collective Intelligence. tjdawe.ca
“A fascinating … mesmerizing show. You get entertainment, education and therapy, with a little idolatry thrown in for good measure.”
– Jerry Wasserman, Vancouver Province
“A riveting account of his experience shot through with his customary intelligent, irony-loaded self-deprecation. It is so nakedly honest, you could weep for him.”
-Jo Ledingham, Vancouver Courier