Gordon Hirabayashi Play in Vancouver, BC

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Performing Arts

Oct 201918 Nov 20192

The Cultch Theatre
1895 Venables Street
Vancouver, British Columbia, V5L 2H6


@The Cultch (Historic Theatre and Vancity Culture Lab)
 1895 Venables Street
 Vancouver, BC V5L 2H6

Hirabayashi's journey, from his time as a young man fighting injustice in America to his final days as an educator and activist in Canada.

Written by Jeanne Sakata

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OCT 18 –  NOV 2 , 2019
10/20 SUN @2pm Preview – all tickets $25
10/22-25 TUES-FRI @8pm
10/26-27 SAT & SUN  @2pm & @8pm
10/29-11/1 TUES-FRI @8pm
11/2 SAT @2pm
11/2 SAT  – @8pm

Compelling, powerful, and undeniably moving, Hold These Truths is a story that stands the test of time. This critically-acclaimed play stars Joel de la Fuente (Man In The High Castle) as Gordon Hirabayashi, a U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient who fought against the forceable removal and mass incarceration of people of Japanese ancestry in America during WWII.

Hirabayashi’s journey, from his time as a young man fighting injustice in America to his final days as an educator and activist in Canada, demonstrates his passion and hunger for freedom. It is an inspiring quest of what one can do to fight inequality, a tenacious reminder of history, and a reflection of how we, too, can change the future if we hold on to these truths.

Hold These Truths
 is making its international debut at The Cultch Historic Theatre in Vancouver after a celebrated U.S. tour.

“…a master class in the personal as political – a play where one man’s singular story, so full of heart and heartbreak, can speak to the struggles of an entire nation..” – NEW YORK THEATRE REVIEW


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