Ed­i­tor’s choice

The Georgia Straight - - Fall Arts Preview -

HOP ON THE BUS This is one bus ride you won’t want to miss. Pre­sen­ta­tion House The­atre is kick­ing off its sea­son by head­ing out on the road: with Royal Canadian Air Farce’s Craig Lau­zon tells his char­ac­ter’s darkly comic sto­ries on a mov­ing tran­sit bus. In it, the ac­tor of Ojibwa de­scent plays Si­mon Dou­glas, an In­dige­nous man raised on a re­serve and in 1970s Van­cou­ver—giv­ing a raw, in­ti­mate, and un­for­get­table look at his jour­ney into the city. The show’s nabbed sev­eral Dora Ma­vor Moore Awards and been turned into a film, but this will be its pre­miere in Van­cou­ver.

Tales of an Ur­ban In­dian runs from next Wed­nes­day (Septem­ber 19) to Septem­ber 30, start­ing in the Pre­sen­ta­tion House The­atre park­ing lot in North Van­cou­ver.

Tales of an Ur­ban In­dian,

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