Play Reading Series: The Adventures of Never Growing Up

in the Workspace

Tarragon is home to one of the longest-standing and most acclaimed play development programs in Canada. Many of the plays featured in Tarragon’s annual Play Reading Series evolve into full productions as part of Tarragon’s seasons, and on to receive national exposure. The Play Reading Series runs from May 23 – 27, 2017 in Tarragon’s Workspace.  Admission is free, and no reservations are taken.  Readings begin at 8pm and doors open at 7:30pm. Arrive early to claim your seat!

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 8 pm
The Adventures of Never Growing Up by Gillian Clark
The Adventures of Never Growing Up follows the intertwining stories of PJ and Wendy as they navigate a new relationship and an unplanned pregnancy. A mash-up of sorts of A.A. Milne, J.M. Barrie, and Youtube stick ‘n poke tutorials, Gillian Clark’s newest piece explores youth, ephemerality, and goodbyes.
Featuring Joe Perry, Lucy Hill, Ash Knight, Alicia Richardson

Gillian Clark
Gillian Clark is the co-artistic director of Keep Good (Theatre) Company and is a theatre creator, residing in Halifax, Nova Scotia.  Her work has been show on three continents and Gillian’s most recent piece, Let’s Try This Standing, premiered in Halifax in January 2016 to sold out houses.  Most recent acting credits include: Gillian in Let’s Try This Standing, Dylan in her solo show Understudy (audience choice award at QueerActs Theatre Festival, Uno Festival) and Puss in Greg MacArthur’s Girls! Girls! Girls! She is currently the emerging artist-in-residence with 2b theatre company. Gillian’s newest project, Now We Are, is in collaboration with Outside The March (Toronto), and is inspired by J.M. Barrie’s, Peter Pan, A.A. Milne’s Now We Are Six, and Youtube tattoo tutorials.

Read the full list of Play Reading Series plays here.