A Théâtre Everest Production presented by Theatre Passe Muraille

Photo credit: Jules Bédard

“Where are you from?” Chloé and Jade Barshee are trying to find pieces of the puzzle to answer this nuanced question. To do that, they climb mountains of memories, tame a flamboyant monster, and cross a school yard in dance formation. 

Born to a Tibetan father and a Québecoise mother, this is a touching auto-fiction combining anecdotes, poetic monologues and video archives. Join Chloé and Jade as they try to search for their own identity, in an immersive theatrical world where their imaginations and realities merge!

Show Runs

May 28 – June 4

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Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace Theatre

16 Ryerson Ave, Toronto


Pay What You Can Afford between three price points:

$10 | $30 | $60

Language: Performed in French with English captions. 

Environmental Warnings: Flashing Lights, Fog

Covid-19 Protocols: Please visit our updated protocols page here.

Runtime: This production is 80min long

Jade has her arms in a ‘dabbing’ motion, with a big smile looking up at the sky. Her shoes light up in green. Behind her the flamboyant monster puts their hand forward playfully in a dance.
“Where are you from? — Although the question is a rather meaningful one, it has been overused, even trivialized, to the point of forgetting its essence.”
— Jade & Chloé Barshee 


#BeyondTO Festival, Batardes May 28th- June 4th 2022 at Theatre Passe Muraille, from Tibetan/Quebec Diaspora
Written by
Chloé et Jade Barshee
Directed by
Chloé et Jade Barshee
Artistic Consultant
Patrick R.Lacharité et Philippe Cyr
Dramaturgical Consultant
Pascal Brullemans
Video and lighting designer/Stage Manager
William Couture
Costume Designer
Jonathan Léo Saucier
Set Designer
Sarah-Jeanne Doré
Sound Designer
Ariane Lamarre
Chloé Barshee
Jade Barshee
Mathieu Beauséjour
English Captioning
Nina Okens
Captioning Operator

Sean Baker

Captioning Consultant

Elizabeth Morris

Tickets & Showtimes

This show runs from May 28 – June 4, 2022. To see the list of shows and book your tickets, please visit our ticketing site. or contact us at 416.504.7529, or by email at info@passemuraille.on.ca. Tickets are all Pay-What-You-Can-Afford Price Points: $10, $30, $60, (price includes all ticket fees) 

Bâtardes will be a relaxed run. There will be an introduction before the performance introducing the actors, letting audiences know about the events inside the show. Dim houselights will stay up throughout the show, and an Active Listener will be available.

The performance will be in French and there will be english captions (by Nina Okens) playing alongside the live performance.

If you would like information on the topics or themes in our productions, or to determine the suggested age for attending a performance, please reach out to our Box Office staff at 416.504.7529 or by email at info@passemuraille.on.ca.

This production is part of our #BeyondTO festival!

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A cutting-edge, immersive experience utilizing visual and vibration technology.

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Tired and grieving, Tony finds himself on the waterfront of St.John’s Newfoundland.

Nominated for the Governor General’s Award,  Crippled is a powerful story about love, death, life and redemption. 

Thank you!

The 2022 #BeyondTO festival is sponsored by Jeff & Rita Rayman 

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