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Upcoming Productions

BirdLand Theatre presents the Canadian Premiere of
Pulitzer Prize finalist Rajiv Joseph’s


Starring Peter Mooney and Janet Porter

Directed by Stefan Dzeparoski

Production Manager: David DeGrow
Producers: Zorana Kydd and Derrick Chua

Set and Costume Designer: Joseph Pagnan
Lighting Designer: Gareth Crew
Sound Designer: Christopher Stanton
Video Designer: Jordan Tannahill
Stage Manager: Kate Sandeson

A dark romantic saga, GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIES explores the cost of wounded friendships. Over the course of 30 years, the lives of Doug and Kayleen intersect at the most bizarre intervals, leading the two childhood friends to compare the scars, both physical and emotional, that keep drawing them together.

"Irresistibly odd and exciting…This darkly humorous drama is Rajiv Joseph's most satisfying work."
- NY Daily News.

"Rajiv Joseph is an artist of original talent."
- NY Times.

"This wondrous strange two-hander finds as much humor as horror in the play's bizarre events." - Variety.

"Mystical, arresting, and quirkily amusing."
-Washington Post.

Ticket Price: $20 - $30

Tuesday - Friday at 7:30 pm
Saturday - Sunday at 1:30 pm & 7:30 pm. (No matinee May 5)

Box Office: 416-538-0988 or

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Gruesome Playground Injuries production Photo 1
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Gruesome Playground Injuries Press Photo Peter Mooney and Janet Porter