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JAPANESE PROBLEM at Soulpepper


  • Young Centre for the Performing Arts 50 Tank House Lane Toronto, ON, M5A 3C4 Canada (map)

In 1942, over 24,000 Japanese Canadians were removed from their homes. Over 8,000 of them were taken to the barns at Hastings Park, with women and children housed in animal stalls. A recreated stall becomes a powerfully immersive space where their stories are brought to life. The first stop on a national tour, Japanese Problem invites Toronto audiences to experience the past, and hear it being echoed today.

“Japanese Problem was only about 45 minutes, but it will stay with me forever” – The Globe and Mail

Mark your calendars! 2018-2019 Soulpepper season subscriptions go on sale July 24 and single tickets go on sale August 7. Current subscribers can renew their subscriptions today by contacting the Box Office – 416-866-8666

Earlier Event: September 13
Japanese Problem - Back at Hastings Park!