What Happened to You?
[Image Description: The What Happened to You? graphic, featuring a sky blue background with white clouds. In the centre is a yellow donation bin. At the top of the donation bin are the words "The Disability Collective" in black font inside of a thin box. Below is the word "presents", also in black font. In the centre of the donation bin are the words "What Happened to You?" in capital letters in red font on top of off-white textured paper with tape on the top left and bottom right corners. Below the box are the words "Created by Nikki Charlesworth" in capital letters in black font. Three puppets peek out of the top of the donation bin. On the left is Noodles, a yellow non-binary puppet wearing red overalls. In the middle is Little Red, a red puppet girl in a patchwork dress. On the right is Bo, a blue puppet boy wearing a polka dot two-piece. At the bottom of the graphic is green grass with trees and flowers coming out. Over top of the grass are the words "The Toronto premiere of a new, heart-warming piece of puppet theatre for children and their families" in capital letters in white font. Below this are the words "Join Nikki and her team for a puppet making workshop before the show!" in white font. At the top left corner of the graphic is the Arts Council England logo in black. At the top right of the graphic is the Roseneath Theatre logo in red]
Saturday, August 20th
& Sunday, August 21st
30 Bridgman Avenue, Toronto
12:30 PM Workshop
Tickets are pay what you can.
Patrons purchasing tickets at a higher price point can do so with the understanding that their ticket price is helping to subsidize the lower ticket prices, and in doing so, are making this show more accessible for others.
Complimentary tickets for support persons are available
by calling the Tarragon Theatre box office at 416-531-1827.
Click here for the ASL flyer.
What Happened to You? is a new, heart-warming piece of puppet theatre for children and their families, coming to Toronto this summer from the UK! Created semi-autobiographically, puppet designer Nikki Charlesworth challenges the fundamental laws of traditional puppetry by making puppets that reflect her own disability, and moves as she moves.
What Happened to You? also features creative use of Audio Description, embedded into the original score, and integrated American Sign Language by a Deaf actor, which introduces children to enhanced access. What Happened to You? will be presented as a relaxed performance; house lights will remain on at a low level and audience members will be able to enter and exit the theatre as they wish.
Join us before the show for a complimentary puppet-making workshop with What Happened to You?'s director and designer, Nikki Charlesworth! During this 45 minute workshop, you will learn about basic puppetry and create your own puppet using found materials - you can bring your own from home! Plus, meet the cast and puppets from What Happened to You? up close!
ASL interpretation will be available at the workshop on Sunday, August 21.
Space is limited so be sure to register early!
We are delighted to welcome you to the theatre! The safety of our audience, artists, volunteers, and staff is our number one priority. We continue to require masks that cover the nose, mouth, and chin. Masks should fit snugly against the face without gaps; cloth masks should have at least two layers of fabric. Neck gaiters and bandanas are not permitted. We thank you in advance for your cooperation.
Audience members are not required to be fully vaccinated.
Click here for more information about Tarragon Theatre's COVID-19 safety measures.
Cast & Creative Team
Bryony McCombie Smith
Director & Designer
Company Stage Manager
Bryony McCombie Smith
Composer & Sound Designer
Puppetry Dramaturgical Support
Audio Description Consultant
Audio Describer (Aidy)