No One’s Special at the Hot Dog Cart

by Charlie Petch

WORLD PREMIERE | A Theatre Passe Muraille and Erroneous Productions Co-Production

Collage and poster design by Emily Jung

“Everything I needed to know about emergency response, I learned as a teenage hot dog vendor in downtown Toronto.”

Award winning playwright, author, and spoken word performer Charlie Petch (They/He) shares
their personal accounts of working at hot dog stands around downtown Toronto. Through spoken word, musical storytelling and de-escalation techniques, Charlie regales audiences with tales of survival, and kindness as a witness to life on the street.

No One’s Special at the Hot Dog Cart will tour to Public Energy Performing Arts, Peterborough on April 24, 2024

Show Dates

March 13th – 23rd, 2024
April 24, 2024 at Public Energy Performing Arts, Peterborough

Running Time: 65 minutes


All shows
Relaxed Environment

ASL Interpreted Performances:
Sunday March 17 at 2:00 pm
Friday March 22 at 7:30 pm


Theatre Passe Muraille (16 Ryerson Avenue)



$12 | $35 | $65

A man’s deep voice yelling in one part of the show.

Depictions of Violence, Strong Language, Sexual Content, Reference to Police Violence.

Masks are still strongly encouraged inside the TPM building. There will be select “Mask Mandatory” Performances for this production which are listed below:

*Thurs Mar 14th, 7:30PM
*Wed Mar 20th, 7:30PM

For more information please take a look at our COVID-19 Protocols

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


Written & Performed by
Charlie Petch
Dramaturgy by
Donna-Michelle St. Bernard