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 Talkback
    May 5, 2020 – 7:30 PM

    VocalEye Performances
    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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  • 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. Celia Aloma as Stacey-Anne
  2. Jenni Burke as Miss Enid
  3. Lossen Chambers as Patsy
  4. Paige Fraser as Suzy
  5. Dawn Pemberton as Nia
  6. Monice Peter as Sherelle
  7. Katrina Reynolds as Sharmaine
  8. Nadine Roden as Novelette

Creative Team

  1. Ray Hogg Director
  2. Caitlin Hayes Music Director
  3. Kevin McAllister Set Designer
  4. Nalo Soyini Costume Designer
  5. Itai Erdal Lighting Designer
  6. Kate DeLorme Sound Designer
  7. Pamela Jakobs Stage Manager
  8. Ronaye Haynes Assistant Stage Manager

More

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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