Da Kink in my Hair

’DA KINK IN MY HAIR

By Trey Anthony

April 16–May 16, 2020
Granville Island Stage
A resonant musical celebration of women of colour

“If you want to know about a woman, touch her hair.” At Novelette’s Toronto salon, captivating stories untangle as eight distinctive women narrate their lives with honesty, humour, and joy. Both heartbreaking and uplifting, ’da Kink in my Hair is a musical testament to the challenges and triumphs in the lives of contemporary Black women.

  • Showtimes
    Monday 7:30 PM
    Tuesday 7:30 PM
    Wednesday 1:30 PM & 7:30 PM
    Thursday 7:30 PM
    Friday 8 PM
    Saturday 2 PM & 8 PM
    Sunday Closed
  • Special Performances
    Tuesday Talkbacks
    May 5, 2020 – 7:30 PM

    VocalEye Performance
    May 5, 2020 – 7:30 PM
    May 15, 2020 – 8 PM
  • Seat map
  • Directions & Parking
    1585 Johnston Street
    Vancouver, BC
    V6H 3R9

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  • Restaurants
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  • Audience advisory
    Theatrical devices such as herbal or electronic cigarettes, water-based fog and haze, and mature content may occur in some productions. Please contact our box office for more information.

Artistic Team

Starring

  1. TBA

Creative team

  1. Ray Hogg Director

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Interview with playwright Trey Anthony

Playwright Trey Anthony explains the story behind ‘da Kink in my Hair.

Source: National Arts Centre
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Canada’s Black Beauty Culture

Cheryl Thompson on the particularities of Black beauty and hair culture in Canada, from mid-nineteenth century barbershops and beauty salons to Black Lives Matter Toronto.

Source: GUTS
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Trey Anthony at TEDxToronto

Trey Anthony speaking at TEDxToronto. Her talk “Coming Out of Your Box” focuses on her passion, creating her identity, and her call to action.

Source: TEDx Talks
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Why the hit play turned musical

Trey Anthony’s explanation for why her hit play ‘da Kink in my Hair is now a musical.

Source: The Calgary Herald
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SUBSCRIBE AND SAVE WITH THE GRANVILLE ISLAND SERIES

Enjoy this 4-show series at the waterfront Granville Island Stage from $105!

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February 6–March 7, 2020
CIPHER
Hipster noir meets corporate thriller—an investigation of a decades-old Vancouver Island cold case murder
April 16–May 16, 2020
’DA KINK IN MY HAIR
A resonant musical celebration of women of colour, set in a vibrant Toronto hair salon


June 25–August 23, 2020
PETER PAN GOES WRONG
A side-splitting farce for the whole family, from the creators of The Play That Goes Wrong
Granville Zone Map

4 SHOW SERIES
Zone A PREMIUM $175
Zone B $105