Cottagers and Indians

directed by Patti Shaughnessy
Feb 13 – Mar 25, 2018 in the Extraspace
Opened Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Performances to this production are sold out. To be informed of future performances of Cottagers and Indians at Tarragon, please contact our Box Office at 416-531-1827.

There are no real heroes or villains in a story like this,
only people trying to look after their families.”



“I laughed out loud”, “If you like the jokes in Come From Away, then look into Cottagers and Indians.” – The Globe and Mail
“Full of mischievous good humour”, “Sincere and amusing” – Mooney on Theatre
“Light and entertaining” – NOW Magazine
“Drew Hayden Taylor has a deft touch for mixing comedy and commentary in an entertaining and all-Canadian form of social satire.” – Vancouver Sun

Cottagers and Indians takes a sincere and pragmatic look at the current conflicts between First Nations traditional water usage and property owners in cottage country who are looking to enjoy an undisturbed summer getaway.

Approximate running time is 80 minutes with no intermission.

The cast and crew of Cottagers and Indians would like to thank the Centre for Indigenous Theatre for the loan of the canoe. The canoe frame was constructed by Tim Hill of The Rabbit’s Choice.


Photo of Drew Hayden Taylor supplied by artist.

Cast and Crew

sponsored by

  • The Polar Foundation
  • Laura Dinner and Richard Rooney - extraspace spsonsor
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