Prismatic Arts Festival

Leah-Simone Bowen – The Hallway

Leah-Simone Bowen – The Hallway

August 20 6-730pm
Alderney Theatre


Leah-Simone is a Toronto based theatre practitioner that has worked across Canada as an actor, improviser, playwright, director, and arts administrator. Her play, The Hallway, is set in 1936 during one of the worst heat waves in history, the tenants of a Negro rooming house struggle to cope with daily life, while a Russian immigrant tries to escape his past. Prismatic is proud to present a staged reading of The Hallway accompanied by live music. Playwright Leah-Simone Bowen will be at the play reading and will be participating in a talk-back session following the performance.

Prismatic is proud to present a staged reading, with live music, of The Hallway, a new play by theatre artist, Leah-Simone Bowen. The play explores the struggles of rooming house residents during a 1936 heat wave.