Nov 1-13: Empire of the Son Remount

About the Show

The remount of the original, multi-disciplinary play by former CBC broadcaster Tetsuro Shigetmatsu who discovers vast worlds contained within his emotionally remote father – from the ashes of World War II and Hiroshima, to swinging London in the 1960s. As he learns about how his own father was once a son, Tetsuro realizes all the ways in which he himself needs to step up and become a better dad. Empire of the Son is a funny, emotional portrayal of parent/child relationships, and a reminder of no matter how far we journey out into the world to find ourselves – across decades and continents – we never stop being our parents’ children.

Empire of the Son originally premiered at The Cultch in October 2015. The show was completely sold out before it even opened – unprecedented for the premiere of a new Canadian play. Its subsequent extension was also completely sold out.

November 1-13, 2016

Tuesday through Saturday at 8pm
2 pm matinees Saturday, Sunday & Wednesday, November 9

At the Vancity Culture Lab at The Cultch
1885 Venables St, Vancouver

Details and tickets at: http://www.vact.ca/about/our-work/empire-of-the-son-remount