'How I Became Canadian' is back to Toronto
154 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON M4K 1N1, Canada
Iris is the everywoman who must leave her land of birth for a new extraordinary life.This show is for everyone who has immigrated, especially as an adult.You understand the conundrum of having your heart in 2 geographical places at once.And it’s truly a show for new Canadians as it’s a celebration of Canada, as a great place to live.Come and enjoy poking fun at Canadian Culture (vs. Iris’ Parisian Culture) as Iris falls in love with the True North, strong and free.Women will love this show: Iris is a mom and wife who is saying good-bye at her favorite Paris restaurant to her BFFs. Wine, Edith Piaf, fashion, taking chances: all things the modern woman will understand.
The show was presented at the Hamilton Fringe Festival in July 2018.
'Throughout her genial enthusiasm for her adopted homeland, as well as her affection for touchstones of her past, shone through', 'you'd be hard pressed not to root for her and fundamental optimism about life' - View Magazine
"Adorkable”, 'You cannot help but smile at her while she tells her stories', 'infectious enthusiasm on stage' - Just a Bit of Hamilton Fringe
'We find Iris glowing with enthusiasm for her newfound home' - Raise The Hammer