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An epic tale of The Simpsons, the apocalypse, and theatre history.

Wed, Feb 26, 20208:00 pm
Thu, Feb 27, 20208:00 pm
Fri, Feb 28, 20208:00 pm
Sat, Feb 29, 20202:00 pm
8:00 pm
Wed, Mar 4, 20208:00 pm
Thu, Mar 5, 20208:00 pm
Fri, Mar 6, 20208:00 pm
Sat, Mar 7, 20202:00 pm
8:00 pm
Doors open
Front Doors : 7:00pm Studio Theatre : 7:30pm
Studio Theatre
DAN School of Drama and Music

Mr. Burns; a Post Electric Play by Anne Washburn


- PREVIEW NIGHT : Wednesday, February 26 at 8:00PM (Pay what you can at the Studio Theatre Door.) Can not reserve or pay through Box Office. CASH ONLY

- *RELAXED PERFORMANCE: Saturday, February 29 at 2:00PM (Pay what you can at the Studio Theatre Door.)  Can not reserve or pay through Box Office. CASH ONLY

(*A relaxed performance is a version of the show that has been slightly altered to be accessible to audience members with sensory sensitivities and disabilities. It's important to remember that everyone is welcome at a relaxed performance, and the performance is still "the full experience", just one that accommodates and celebrates differences.)

The DAN School of Drama and Music presents Mr.Burns, A Post-Electric Play by Anne Washburn. Directed by Professor Kelsey Jacobson, with Music Director Darrell Bryan, and our talented team of over 80 students. 

Mr. Burns, A  Post-Electric Play combines The Simpsons, the apocalypse, and theatre history. It questions what stories will survive the end of the world. It combines realism, theatricality, and high art in three separate acts that take place "tomorrow", seven years later, and seventy-five years after a nuclear explosion has destroyed society and all electricity. It re-boots theatre history - moving from telling stories around a fire, to travelling performance troupes, to highly stylized music theatre. 

Please note that during regular performances audiences will be asked to leave the theatre during the intermissions. As well, the show includes a gunshot effect and flashing lights.  For information regarding accessibility please contact Heather Lundrigan at


Ticket prices are inclusive of HST and Ticketing Fee. 

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