a co-production with Buddies in Bad Times Theatre written and directed by Alistair Newton A part of the 2012/2013 Season at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre May 14 - 26, 2013
production design by Matt Jackson associate costume designer Vanessa Fischer associate set designer Katherine Smith choreography by Sky Fairchild-Waller sound design by Lyon Smith musical direction by Dan Rutzen lighting and projection design by Trevor Schwellnus make up artist Stacey Laureyssens assistant director Brian Postalian
starring Bruce Dow as Leigh Bowery and Kimberly Persona as Lady Gaga with Gavin Crawford, Cassandra James, Chy Ryan Spain, and Kyle Travis Young
Performance legend Leigh Bowery hosts an irreverent musical devoted to of one of our most enigmatic and polarizing pop stars, Lady Gaga. Featuring a collection of the art world's greatest icons, this "dance floor dialectic" celebrates the place where high culture hooks up with low art. Brought to you by queer trailblazers Ecce Homo (Alistair Newton and Matt Jackson).
Ecce Homo gratefully acknowledges the generous support of the Toronto Arts Council, the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts.
Of a Monstrous Child was developed through the Buddies in Bad Times Theatre residency program. A workshop presentation was presented as a part of the 2011 Rhubarb Festival funded by a project grant from the Toronto Arts Council.