[Victoria Fringe Festival ’14] The Search for Paleoncology

PaleoncologyPresented by Moon Dinosaur Theatre
Directed by Andrew Young

You wouldn’t think that a play about a woman in a dinosaur onsie could make you cry, but give Paleoncology one hour and you may shed a tear too. Written and performed by UVic alumni Kira Hall, she plays Lea, a young woman dealing with the knowledge that her brother Daniel has untreatable cancer by turning to her childhood love of dinosaurs. Lea’s struggle to deal with something emotionally devastating has affected her on all levels, including her job. Her move back into her parents’ home isn’t met with warmth. They expect more out of life from their daughter — even moreso now that their eldest child is terminally ill.

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