The Sunglasses Monologue

The Sunglasses Monologue

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Company
The Sunglasses Monologue Collective
Creator
Vivian Chong
Runtime
60 minutes

Created, written, directed and performed by Vivian Chong, The Sunglasses Monologue is a memoir of Vivian’s life. Through storytelling, comedy, and original songs, Vivian shares her journey coming out from a coma, and losing her sight which ultimately led to the reinvention of herself as an artist. The show addresses some of the hard truths of life: facing fears head on, forgiving and letting go of ex-lovers, self-acceptance and reinvention. In this firsthand retelling of her story, Vivian shows that there is always the choice to choose again and that it is possible to discover freedom from within.


Show trailer


Credits

Playwright
Vivian Chong
Director
Vivian Chong
Producer
Vivian Chong
Lyrics
Vivian Chong
Music
Vivian Chong
Cast
Vivian Chong
Stage Manager/Technical Coordinator
Brianna Unger

Accessibility information

This digital offering is a video, it will have closed captions. Closed captions are generated by the company, and reviewed by the Festival. In addition, open audio description is built into the performance. This production offers ASL interpretation of the performance.


More about the company

This show is created and performed by Vivian, an Asian Canadian Female Artist


Land acknowledgement

The Sunglasses Monologue was filmed in Tkaronto, which is ancestral land of the Haudenosonee, the Wendat, and the Anishnaabe, including the Mississaugas of the Credit. We acknowledge the original caretakers of this land, named and unnamed, and their role as stewards and protectors, past, present and future.


Content advice

Suitable for all ages


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