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The Empress & The Prime Minister

Darrin Hagen

“There’s no place for the state in the bedrooms of the nation.” - Pierre Trudeau, Minister of Justice, 1967

The World Premiere of
The Empress & The Prime Minister

By Darrin Hagen
Translations by Gisèle Villeneuve

On the 50th anniversary of the decriminalization of homosexuality in Canada, Darrin Hagen premieres a new play about the life of drag queen ted northe, also known as the Empress of Canada. northe’s life’s of work of activism draws a young Minister of Justice, Pierre Trudeau to his side, and the two form a remarkable connection that changed Canada.

Featuring: Darrin Hagen & Joey Lespérance
Director: Bradley Moss
Set & Costume Designer: Tessa Stamp
Lighting Designer: Scott Peters
Sound Designer/Composer: Darrin Hagen
Stage Manager: Gina Moe

Photo by Ryan Parker Photography