ONE FOUR ONE COLLECTIVE & THE SPADINA AVENUE GANG
by Michael Ross Albert
THE HUNS ARE BACK!
One Four One Collective is pleased to announce that the critically-acclaimed, dark workplace comedy, The Huns, will return to Toronto for 10 performances only at The Assembly Theatre before embarking across the pond to participate in the Brighton Fringe Festival.
Written by Dora-nominated playwright Michael Ross Albert, The Huns is a menacing workplace comedy about millennial anxieties, minor revolutions, and modern-day barbarians.
The morning after a break-in at a tech company, three co-workers assemble for a conference call to discuss the burglary. What starts as a civilized, professional meeting swiftly devolves into a brutal showdown that puts everyone’s careers-- and their hopes for future happiness-- in jeopardy. Featuring the original award-winning cast and crew of artists, The Huns is an unnerving, laugh-out-loud look at modern workplace culture and mental health.
The production received its world premiere in the 2019 Toronto Fringe Festival, where it was named Patron's Pick (highest grossing) of Streetcar Crowsnest Guloien Theatre and was selected to be remounted in the Best of Toronto Fringe Festival. It received awards for Outstanding Production, Outstanding New Play, and Outstanding Direction in NOW Magazine's annual wrap-up of Toronto Fringe Festival. "The Huns" was nominated for a 2019 My Entertainment World Critics' Pick Award in the Outstanding New Play category.
Unanimously praised by critics and audience members alike, 'The Huns' is described as “an outstanding production with acute insight into the modern workplace” ★★★★★ (NOW Magazine).
“Superb.” - NOW Magazine
“The Huns delivers a hilariously believable hell that the audience knows won’t change by Monday morning; because with co-workers like these, who needs enemies” - Mooney On Theatre
“A razor-sharp timely new play” - Life With More Cowbell
"A thrilling hour of relatable madness." - Istvan Review
"It’s funny, it’s moving, it’s fantastically sharp in both technical execution and societal incision" - My Entertainment World
“It made me laugh, it made me angry, I felt anxious and sad and so many other things I couldn’t articulate if I tried, and that is something rare in any theatre" - Stage Door
“Director Marie Farsi impressively manages to transform ‘three people at a table’ into a lively and dynamic affair” - Art Vox
Written by Michael Ross Albert
Directed by Marie Farsi
Featuring Jamie Cavanagh, Breanna Dillon and Cass Van Wyck
Stage Manager - Aidan Hammond
Sound Design/Direction - Andy Trithardt
Featuring the voices of: Claire Armstrong, Blue Bigwood-Mallin, Courtney Ch’ng Lancaster, Izad Etemadi, Marie Farsi, David Lafontaine, Emilie Leclerc, Daniel Pagett, Tyrone Savage, Andy Trithardt, Jenni Walls & Richard Young
April 28 - May 8, 2022
Tuesdays - Sundays, 8:00pm
The Assembly Theatre - 1479 Queen St. W.
TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW!
Although we are thrilled to welcome audiences back to The Assembly Theatre, the health and safety of our patrons, artists, and volunteers remains our top of priority. Click here to read about all the steps we are taking to ensure everyone stays safe and healthy.
All audience members attending The Huns must show valid proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and wear masks for the duration of the performance.
While the theatre will begin resuming full-capacity seating for most performances, in consideration of patrons’ comfort, Wednesday evening performances will be limited to 50% capacity.
Tuesday evening performances will be PWYC.