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Confessions of a Fairys Daughter (Posted On: Monday, March 23, 2015)

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Theatre Collingwood is thrilled to present Confessions of a Fairy's Daughter on Saturday April 11, 2015 at 7:30pm at The Historic Gayety Theatre. Alison Wearing stars in this one-woman, award winning, play based on her best-selling memoir. Woven through music and imagery, this very humorous and amusing monologue moves from Alison's carefree childhood through to the moment she learns, at the age of 12, that her family is a bit more complex than she had believed.

A touching story about growing up in small-town Ontario while her family faced the fact that her father was gay, Confessions of a Fairy's Daughter is a tribute to the power of truth, humour, acceptance and familial love. Alison weaves a captivating tale of family life; deliciously imperfect, riotously challenging, and full of life's great lessons in love.

Winner of 5-STARS and the Outstanding Show Award from the CBC, Alison Wearing brings her very personal story to life, skillfully, warmly, and heartfelt. "When I first saw this production I was incredibly touched by how generous Alison was in sharing her story with us. It is a beautiful story about acceptance, love and respect, and I could not wait to offer it to our audience", said Executive Director, Erica Angus.

As with all Theatre Collingwood "one-night-only" shows, you can make your evening extra special by attending the very popular Red Carpet Reception. For this production the reception will take place at The Tremont Cafe following the production. Tickets for the Red Carpet Reception are $85 and include premium seating, the post-show reception with the performer, wine, delicious treats sponsored by The Tremont Cafe, a partial tax receipt and more! Alison Wearing will be doing a talk and book signing at this reception.

Theatre Collingwood would like to acknowledge Visit Blue, the Production Sponsor for Confessions of a Fairy's Daughter.

Alison Wearing is also a brilliant teacher (she is Writer-in-Residence at Trent University throughout March) and will be offering an Introduction to Memoir Writing workshop for only $25 on Sunday, April 12th in Collingwood. You can reserve your spot at the workshop by calling Theatre Collingwood.

Tickets for Confessions of a Fairy's Daughter and for Theatre Collingwood's Summer Festival Season can be purchased in person at Theatre Collingwood's NEW Box Office located at 104 - 115 Hurontario Street, on line at our website, or by calling 705-445-2200 (toll free to 1-866-382- 2200).

In addition to attending Confessions of a Fairy's Daughter, you can also book your subscription to the company's Summer Festival Season, for their series of five amazing productions. Booking now insures you will get the best seats.

Ticket prices for Confessions of a Fairy's Daughter are: Orchestra Seating $45, Group Seating $40 (groups of 10 or more people), Red Carpet Seating $85. All ticket prices include HST.


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