The Millennial Malcontent

World premiere

directed by Peter Hinton
Feb 28, 2017 – Apr 9, 2017 in the Mainspace
Opened Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Moxy is married and seething, fed up with the constraints of domesticity, and longing for some action. Meanwhile, her long-suffering husband Johnny has decided that enough is enough and contemplates having an affair with Faith, a secret admirer. Add to the mix a vain YouTube Star, his Québécois cousin, a lesbian party girl, a PhD student and a music blogger and the stage is set for a raucous exploration of the social posing, sexual frankness and emotional minefield of the Millennial generation.

This brand new play from Governor General’s Award-winning playwright Erin Shields is a fierce meditation on the millennial generation, loosely adapted from The Provoked Wife by Sir John Vanbrugh.

“The cast—an amazing ensemble–makes every moment a rollicking good time; a laugh-out-loud night at the theatre.” – Mooney on Theatre

“Shields puts in plenty of clever twists on her original source material; There’s lots of eye candy in this show.” – Toronto Star

The Millennial Malcontent dares to speak to its subject faithfully, and, to paraphrase Moxy, makes a compelling case for raising the standard of what we’re able to think of as a triumph.” – The Theatre Reader

The Millennial Malcontent is approx. 2h 10m in length including one intermission.

Special offer for Millennials! Purchase a $29 ticket including a drink from the bar on the night of your show. Select ‘Millennial’ from the price list online.

Cast and Crew

sponsored by

  • PwC Canada
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