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Alphonse

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Charlotte

A Tri-Coloured Play with Music

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Kafka and Son

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Essential, ecstatic theatre

that touches the earth and ignites the soul.

Who We Are

Theaturtle was established in 1999 to create essential, ecstatic theatre that touches the earth and ignites the soul. Its name is derived from stories told in both Indigenous and Jewish traditions that the world sits on the back of a turtle. We develop work slowly and carefully, plodding like a turtle. Then we glide into national and international waters to share our Canadian-made, physically and musically robust theatre.

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In The News

Kafka and Son has has successful return to Edinburgh

“[Kafka and Son] is a masterclass in the economy of truth, complete character immersion and storytelling…. This is an impeccable piece which delivers with confidence and clarity from start to finish, and a must-see for anyone moved by the simple purity of words well-delivered.” Read other 2022 reviews here, or here, and below.

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