The Watah Theatre Double Bill
Approximate running time: 1 hours and 30 minutes
345 Carlaw Avenue
Toronto ON M4M 2T1
ONCE UPON A BLACK BOY by d’bi.young anitafrika
Is a new Biomyth Dubtheatre piece, exploring the coming-of-age of Tsuki, a 13 year old Black boy living in Toronto with his mother who was recently diagnosed with cancer. Both the Tsuki and his mother Cha navigate the complex landscapes of race, class, gender, sexual orientation, motherhood, Black masculinity and death..
I CANNOT LOSE MY MIND by Najla Nubyanluv
Tells the story of a young womxn's quest to rid herself of depression. When she meets a doctor who finds that many of her patients living with mental illness are having the same recurring dreams, their paths align on an unexpected afrofuturistic quest for a cure and a way to heal.