Lion in the Streets

By Judith Thompson

Directed by Michole Biancosino

Written by one of Canada’s most celebrated playwrights, Lion in the Streets, takes an unapologetic look at urban lives and the ways the marginalized keep each other down. Unflinchingly honest in its dialogue and relationships, the play follows the journey of Isobel, a murdered little girl struggling to find her way home.

“A shot of theatrical adrenalin to ring in the new year…Rough, angry, crude, funny, and bursting with youthful energy…a strong debut on every front.”
-The Washington City Paper

“…Project Y’s disciplined, kinetic performance is remarkable…Thompson’s “Lion in the Streets,” with its wide, angry, mournful tone, feels like a reverberating shotgun blast.  Project Y gets this exactly right.”
-The Washington Post

“a moving, thoughtful production of a difficult play….any theatre company this impressive in its debut is worth watching.”
-The Washington Blade

Produced at the District of Columbia Arts Center

Cast:  Chrissy Anderson, Tyson Lien, Lindsay Allen, Jon Cohn, Deanna Harris, and Sarah Bragin