by TARA BEAGAN
World Premiere produced and presented by THEATRE CALGARY
Honour Beat is a contemporary look at the significance of faith and family, as two grown sisters face off over their mother’s death-bed. Together they confront one another, their own identities, and what will remain when their mom leaves this world.
The all-indigenous cast of Honour Beat features Paula-Jean Prudat (Mom), Monique Mojica (Anna-Rae), Tracey Nepinak (Rae-Anna), and Bernard Starlight (Spanish).
The creative team includes Andy Moro (set & projection design), Jeff Chief (costume design), Patrick Beagan (lighting design), Pura Fé (original music and vocals), Deanna H. Choi (sound design), Jenna Turk (dramaturg), Jane MacFarlane (vocal coach), Marion Lerat (Elder-in-Residence), Ruby Dawn Eustaquio (Stage Manager), and Sang-Sang Lee (Assistant Stage Manager). Our Theatre Calgary Mentors program participant (set & projections) is Imajyn Cardinal.
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