Toka

Toka by Indrit Kasapi | A Theatre Passe Muraille and lemonTree creations Digital Co-Production

Photo credit: Dahlia Katz

Toka tells the story of siblings who wrestle with a long-standing land dispute that has resulted in generational death after death. This startling work of physical theatre about modern-day blood feuds in post-Communist Albania, is delicate, evocative and heart-breaking.

Show Runs

April 20 – April 23

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Venue

This is a digital presentation. A pre-show instruction email will be sent closer to the show date.

Tickets

Pay What You Can Afford between three price points:

$5 | $25 | $50

Credits

Written &
Choreographed by
Indrit Kasapi
 
Directed & Dramaturged by
Cole Alvis
 
Additional Dramaturgy by
Marjorie Chan, Donna-Michelle St. Bernard
 
Set Design by
Andjelija Djuric
 
Lighting Design by
Melissa Joakim
 
Sound Design by
Maddie Bautista
Composition, Cinematography, Editing by
Kejd Kuqo
 
Costume Design by
Rachel Forbes
 
Head of Wardrobe
Joyce Padua
 
Production Manager
Giuseppe Condello
 
Stage Manager & Script Supervisor
Kat Chin
 
Assistant Stage Manager
Malina Patel
Storyboarding Consultation by
Ulla Laidlaw
 
Co-composer for Mrs Noka Song
Nicole Joy-Fraser
 
Production Assistant
Scarlett Larry
 
Camera Assistant
Shavo Dorjee
Non-Traditional Audio Description

Cole Alvis

Audio Description Consultants

Kat Germain

Ramya Amuthan

Scenic Painters
Anna Treusch
Megan Cinel
 
House Technician
David Fisher
 
Crew
John Cabanela
Joey Morin
Laura Warren
Meghan Speakman
Matt Armour
Aidan Shepherd
 
Editor of Albanian Translation for the Script

Përparim Kapllani

Choreographic Consultant

Michael Caldwell

 
Creative Collaborators for Choreography
Arlen Aguayo Stewart
Tavia Christina
Michael Caldwell
Dylan Evans
Virgilia Griffith
Kat Khan
Christopher Manousos
Pulga Muchochoma
Thomas Olajide
Jack Rennie
Riley Sims
Brodie Stevenson
William Yong
Cast
Nicole Joy-Fraser
Indrit Kasapi
Kat Khan
Christopher Manousos
Riley Sims
William Yong

 

English Captions

Elizabeth Staples

Albanian Captions

Blerjana Xhuvani

Captioning Consultant

Thurga Kanagasekarampillai

Tickets & Showtimes

This show runs from April 20 – April 23, 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: $50, $25, $5 

In the youtube video below, our front of house staff Samer explains what to expect for each night of Toka!

This will be a digital relaxed performance with English captions running along the bottom. There will be a post-show Q&A.

There will be two streams available:

  1. Digital Relaxed Performance with English Captions
  2. Digital Relaxed Performance with Audio Descriptions

There will be a post-show Q&A.

This will be a digital relaxed performance with English captions running along the bottom. There will be a post-show Q&A.

This will be a digital relaxed performance with Albanian Captions, and a post-show Q&A. There will be a post-show Q&A.

There will be two streams available:

  1. Digital Relaxed Performance with English Captions
  2. Digital Relaxed Performance with Audio Descriptions

There will be a post-show Q&A.

Accessibility Features

Toka is a digital relaxed run, and all shows will have a post-show Q&A

The following digital shows will have Albanian captions

April 23 at 2:00pm

The following digital performances will have English captions

April 20, 7:30pm

April 21, 7:30pm

April 22, 7:30pm

April 23, 7:30pm

All shows will have a post-show Q&A 

Audio Described Performances offer patrons who are Blind or Low Vision a companion piece to the shows outlining the events happening onstage – including relevant sets, costumes and non-verbal actions. 

April 21, 7:30pm

April 23, 7:30pm

All the shows during this digital run, April 20-23, will be digital relaxed performances. 

Relaxed Performances are designed to welcome audience members and their families who could benefit from a more relaxed environment, including Autistic and neurodivergent patrons. For Digital Relaxed Performances there is access to a visual story for the play which includes clear instructions on accessing the performance link, a pre-show introduction to the play, the ability to access the performance link during and after the performance for a set period of time, A Digital Front of House Manager to provide answers to any questions via phone, email, chat function and a virtual active listening room  (a zoom meeting) that anyone can go to during and after the 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.

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