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Presented by Pandemic Theatre

Part of The RISER Project

Mahmoud is an irreverent & hilarious one-woman show about an aging Iranian engineer-cum-taxi driver, a fabulously gay Spaniard, and a young Iranian-Canadian girl, all trying to get by the day-to-day grind in a busy metropolitan city.

Their stories come together over the course of an hour, and through their connections with the audience, themselves and each other, they explore the themes of displacement, immigration, home, and culture.


Presented as part of The RISER Project, a collaborative producing model presented by Why Not Theatre with the generous support of the Toronto Arts Council and Canadian Heritage.

May 13, 2015
to May 24, 2015

Student / Senior / Arts Workers – $12 Regular – $12 to $22


The Theatre Centre

Performance Dates

Wednesday, May 13th – 7pm – $12 PREVIEW
Thursday, May 14th – 9:15pm – $18 OPENING
Friday, May 15th – 7pm – $18
Saturday, May 16th – 9:15pm – $18
Sunday, May 17th – 2pm – $18 or PWYC tickets available at the door 2 hours before showtime – cash only
Tuesday, May 19th – 9:15pm – $18
Wednesday, May 20th – 7pm – $18
Thursday, May 21st – 9:15pm – $18
Friday, May 22nd – 7pm – $22
Saturday, May 23rd – 9:15pm – $22
Sunday, May 24th – 1pm (Please note, showtime has changed) – $22 or PWYC tickets available at the door 2 hours before showtime – cash only

About The RISER Project
Inspired to create more accessibility and opportunity for artists, Why Not Theatre created this new collaborative model for performance production in 2014. In The RISER Project, Why Not Theatre joins with senior partners who are established theatre companies to help smaller companies find a financially viable way to create new work. They do this by providing space, mentorship and technical tools for selected companies. The model is built on sharing resources, risk and energy to reduce the production burden placed on independent artists and small theatre companies. The 2014 senior partners are Necessary Angel, Nightwood Theatre, fuGEN Theatre and The Theatre Centre. The collaborative producing model is made possible with the generous support of the Toronto Arts Council’s Open Door program and Canadian Heritage.