Espresso - Theatre Club Meetup

Espresso at Pacific Theatre

Tickets can be purchased by phoning[masked]-5518. **Please tell them you're purchasing with our meetup group! They will try to sit us together as best they can, depending on seat availability.**

We'll watch the show together, and following that have a discussion in the lobby around the themes, questions and issues brought up by the play. Discussion guides, refreshments, coffee and tea will be provided by Pacific Theatre.

Show Info:

Espresso by Lucia Frangione.

Three fiery women – Vito’s estranged daughter, his pit-bull of a second wife, and the family’s wrinkled matriarch – find humour and grace in the aftermath of a violent car crash that threatens to take from them the one man they all love. “The espresso – she’s life. Quick, black, bitter in the mouth. Don’t expect sweet.” Pacific Theatre’s most acclaimed original creation.

Directed by Sarah Rodgers
Featuring Lucia Frangione and Robert Salvadore

“One of the best scripts ever produced by a Vancouver playwright. And you know what? The show is really funny too.” Colin Thomas, The Georgia Straight

AUDIENCE ADVISORY: ADULT LANGUAGE AND THEMES

MORE INFO ABOUT PACIFIC THEATRE CAN BE FOUND HERE

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  • A former member
    A former member

    I have a hearing loss and tinnitus. I called the theatre yesterday, and was informed that they do not have a hearing assist system. My hearing aids cannot compensate for a large room when my tinnitus noises (six) are loud, as they are today. I have decided to cancel my attendance. With regret.

    May 24

    • Shona

      I'm so sorry that you weren't able to attend. You're right, unfortunately the theatre does not have a hearing assist system. Thanks for letting us know and I'll pass on this feedback to the theatre.

      May 26

  • Shona

    Thanks all! It sounds like it was a great discussion. Yes, Sari - a chance to meet each other would be a great idea. I'll think about how we can accommodate that in the future. Big thanks again for coming out and to Pippa for hosting.

    May 26

  • Carrie

    Wonderful play and interesting discussion afterwards. I also enjoyed meeting the actors and would have appreciated hearing more from the playwright. Thanks for coordinating this event.

    May 25

  • sari f.

    didn't really get to meet the others of our group at the discussion.
    perhaps that should have been arranged?

    May 25

  • grania

    pippa..
    it was so nice to meet you.
    What a lovely way to spend a Saturday afternoon Regards Grania

    May 24

  • Izzy

    Excellent and thought provoking performance - as always.

    May 24

  • malahat

    i can't find online tix anymore..:(

    May 24

  • dominique

    I'm really sorry to cancel at such short notice! Hope you all have a great time at the play and hopefully see you soon.
    Cheers,
    Dominique

    May 24

  • Pippa

    Hey everyone! I'm so looking forward to tomorrow - if you haven't booked your ticket yet there should be a few left at the door! Can't wait to see the show with you all, and I'm sure there will be lots to discuss afterwards! See you soon!
    Pippa

    May 23

  • A former member
    A former member

    ticket booked, looking forward to the play! I was told that a discussion time for this group is planned immediately following the performance...will we stay on site? will there be coffee, snacks, or at least the chance to get some??

    May 3

    • Shona

      Hi Kate, Yes there will be coffee and treats for the meet up group immediately following the event. The discussion group happens in the lobby right after the play, so yes, on site!

      May 12

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thanks for letting me / us know, Kaitlin! Looking forward to the show.

      May 12

  • Shona

    Hey everyone! So excited that you're all going to be checking out Espresso. I sat in on some of rehearsal today, and it's going to be an astonishing show. Just a reminder to book your tickets soon if you will be joining us on May 24th - the show is booking up quick. Best way to buy tickets? Call[masked]-5518.

    xo
    Kaitlin

    May 3

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