What would it look like if our domestic devices — a dishwasher, coffee maker, lawn mower or rice cooker — came to life and told us the story of their lives?
Best Life will première at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts on Wednesday, Nov. 2 in a four-day run.
It imagines “everyday ‘R2D2s,” machines that “make our lives better,” which teach the audience how to perform the show.
Audience participation features heavily in Best Life, as the show covers the story of 50 years in a suburban neighbourhood and asks the question “What it is we are leaving behind?”
Best Life at the Shadbolt
When: Nov. 2 to 5 at 8 p.m.
Where: Shadbolt Centre Studio Theatre (6450 Deer Lake Ave.)
Cost: $15-25, tickets available online
See the trailer for Best Life below: