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Vancouver, BC

World Premiere!

Electric Company Theatre and Studio 58 present
An act of self-preservation set to rare and significant music

In partnership with Barking Sphinx Performance, The Elbow Theatre and The Arrival Agency

Written by David Hudgins, Jonathon Young, and Peter Anderson
Original Music by Peggy Lee
Originally Conceived by David Hudgins

Directed by Jonathon Young
Cast: Peter Anderson, Lois Anderson, David Petersen, Kathryn Shaw
Band: Peggy Lee, JP Carter, Ron Samworth and Dylan van der Schyff

Set Design by Shizuka Kai
Costume Design by Barbara Clayden
Lighting Design by Itai Erdal
Choreography by David Raymond and Tiffany Tregarthen

Electric Company Theatre and Studio 58 are excited to present the site-specific cabaret Flee: a darkly humorous and Kafkaesque tale blending theatre, live music, and video projection. This co-production reunites Electric Company artists with the school where it all began.

Archibald Twill, a destitute watchmaker down on his luck discovers a secret pool of talented fleas on a stray dog. When he creates a teeny tiny big top out of a shoebox to promote the insects, his fortunes turn. But this is no ordinary flea circus; the show becomes a cult hit, gaining a group of devoted followers who call themselves “Fleaks”. Soon, the flophouse where Twill rents a room is infested and becomes the scene of a counterculture outbreak. That is, until the humans who created it become aware that they are no longer running the show…