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Beyond The Legal Limit
April 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm MDT$20.00
Beyond the Legal Limit – a story of survival and recovery after a head-on collision and waking up to an ostomy bag.
The Calgary Ostomy Society invites you to join us on April 8 at 7 pm for a one-act dramatic presentation of Beyond the Legal Limit with performer, singer, and ostomate Pat Henman. Her book of the same name was featured in the Ostomy Canada Magazine, Winter 2021, along with an interview.
Beyond the Legal Limit is a theatrical performance with music based on the adaptation of Pat Henman’s memoir of the same name.
On a sunny Sunday afternoon in June 2013, performer and singer Pat Henman, was driving home on the highway with her 19-year-old daughter, Maia, when they were struck head-on by a drunk driver. Although both survived, their physical injuries still remain, and the emotional toll on their well-being and that of their family has become a story that inspired Pat to share in the only way she knew how—on stage with songs that express the intensity and the joy of a life-changing event.
Part story-telling, part concert, Pat tells the story of trauma and recovery in this unique and passionate one-act drama with music while embracing the many colours of survival presented on stage with her words, adapted by Canadian playwright and Genie Award nominee Kelly Rebar, and original music by Canadian musician/composer and musical theatre director, Konrad Pluta. Theatre Director, writer, and performer Tracey Power is well known as a BC artist, with her recent premier of GLORY, inspired by the true story of the Preston Rivulettes, winning the Betty Mitchell Award for Outstanding New Play.
Doors open at 7, showtime at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 each, available through Eventbrite (button below) or payable at the door.
Please RSVP at the bottom of the page as well, so we can save seats for our group.
Date: Saturday, April 8, 2023
Time: 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
This is a community event.