Risky Phil at Young People's Theatre

Young People's Theatre proudly presents the World Premiere of Risky Phil by award-winning playwright Paula Wing




Young People's Theatre (YPT) proudly presents the World Premiere of Risky Phil by the award-winning playwright Paula Wing. This comedy-drama about fathers and sons will be presented on the Mainstage from April 9 to 27.

"Risky" Phil is extremely cautious. He has always lived with his colourful Aunt Gigi, a hairdresser with a flair for the dramatic. When a new client shows up, the story of Phil's history starts to unravel and he discovers he isn't the orphan Aunt Gigi always said he was. In line with YPT's season theme "finding yourself", Risky Phil challenges you to consider how much of YOU is actually determined by your roots.

Directed by Stewart Arnott. Featuring Brian Bisson, Daniel Ellis, Jamie Robinson, Ordena Stephens-Thompson and Tal Shulman.

Set & Costume Designer: Rachel Forbes; Lighting Designer: Jareth Li; Sound Designer: Lyon Smith; Assistant Director: Luke Reece; Stage Manager: Michael Sinclair; Apprentice Stage Manager: Ada Aguilar.

Paula Wing is a playwright, actor, teacher and translator. She is a Resident Artist Educator with YPT this season. The main character of Risky Phil originated in her popular play Number One and Jamie, which was produced by YPT in 2003/04.

RISKY PHIL World Premiere!
Written by Paula Wing
Directed by Stewart Arnott
ON THE MAINSTAGE APR. 9-27, 2018 | RECOMMENDED FOR AGES 9 & UP | Runs approx. 75 minutes
Opening: Thursday, April 12 at 7 PM 
Weekday performances: Apr. 9 & 10 at 10:15AM | Apr. 11 & 12 at 12:45PM | Apr. 17, 19, 24, 26 at 10:15AM & 12:45PM | Apr. 18, 20, 25, 27 at 10:15AM
Weekend performances: Apr. 14, 15, 21, 22 at 2:30PM
Relaxed Performances: Fri. Apr. 20 at 10:15AM | Sun. Apr. 22 at 2:30PM
Full performance schedule, including School Matinees (open to the public) available online: http://www.youngpeoplestheatre.ca/shows-tickets/risky-phil/
Risky Phil Family Workshop: Sun. Apr. 15, 1PM-2PM
Young People's Theatre | 165 Front Street East, Toronto
Tickets: $10-$34 ea, HST & service charges extra
Online: youngpeoplestheatre.ca | Prices subject to change without notice.
Box Office: 416.862.2222 x2 | For more information visit youngpeoplestheatre.ca

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