Standing On Ceremony

Brave New Productions continues to celebrate its 10th anniversary!

The 10 year anniversary continues. One month after the closing of their critically acclaimed presentation of “ART”, Brave New Productions is proud and honoured to announce their first Summer 2013 production – the Montreal premiere of the ground-breaking Standing On Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays, a collection of 9 plays by award-winning authors (Mo Gaffney, Moises Kaufman, Paul Raudnick, Neil LaBute & more) exploring the ever-changing landscape of equality and it's impact on the human experience.

“STANDING ON CEREMONY holds a magnifying glass to the highs and lows, joys and fears, courage and silliness, of people bucking trends and making history.” – The New York Observer

“Laughter and tears. This moving and funny program puts a human face on a hot-button issue–from the satire of Rudnick to the bittersweet of Kaufman to the detailed and humorous portraiture of MacLeod and Gaffney.” – Backstage

Working with a unique team of directors consisting of company alumni and directors from the company's past, each of the show's 9 pieces is being produced independently with overall artistic direction by Emma McQueen.

“Standing On Ceremony” will play for one special weekend engagement at Theatre Ste Catherine from June 28-29.

Don't miss this evening of new short plays by an A-list lineup of writers with 2 Pulitzer Prizes, 4 Obies, 1 Emmy® and 3 Tony® nominations. Be there as they offer their unique takes on the moments before, during and after “I do.” Witty, warm and occasionally wacky, these plays are vows to the blessings of equality, the universal challenges of relationships and the often hilarious power of love.

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  • Year: 2013
  • Project Director: Emma McQueen
  • Stage Manager: Elyse Quesnel
  • Lighting & Sound: Isabelle Tremblay
  • Written by: Mo Gaffney, Moisés Kaufman, Paul Raudnick, Neil LaBute & more


Traditional Wedding

Written by Mo Gaffney

Directed by Claudia Laprise

Tania Dos Santos
tania dos santos
Ellie MacDonald
ellie macdonald

The Revision

Written by Jordan Harrison

Directed by J.S. Elie

J.S. Elie
j.s. elie
Alex de LaCruz
alex de lacruz

This Flight Tonight

Written by Wendy MacLeod

Directed by Santiago Espinosa

Tania Vancol
tania vancol
Claudia Laprise
claudia laprise

On Facebook

Written by Doug Wright

Directed by Kenny Wong

Alex Gravenstein
alex gravenstein
Alex Goldrich
alex goldrich
Karine Kerr
karine kerr
Sherry Chen
sherry chen
Ingunn Omholt
ingunn omholt
Sofian Lahyanssa
sofian lahyanssa

Strange Fruit

Written by Neil LaBute

Directed by Marc Roth

Nando Mercuri
nando mercuri
Fernando Barbosa
fernando barbosa

The Gay Agenda

Written by Paul Rudnick

Directed by Alarey Alsip

Kathy Daehler
kathy daehler
Andrew Cameron
andrew cameron

My Husband

Written by Paul Rudnick

Directed by David Reudelhuber

Donald Rees
donald rees
Emma McQueen
emma mcqueen

London Mosquitoes

Written by Moisés Kaufman

Directed by Emma McQueen

Nick Walker
nick walker

Pablo & Andrew

Written by José Rivera

Directed by Nir Guzinski

Sean Curley
sean curley
Marlos Silva
marlos silva