Six teens with social anxiety, one mandatory improv class to help them overcome it. Tensions run high, alliances and rivalries are formed, and secrets come out. Can they stick it out together to make it to their final performance?
Backliners is a comedy about vulnerability and the anxiety of feeling out of control. It is a a new SKAM Young Company play written by Ellery Lamm (2019 Pick of the Fringe: Best Original New Work, Best Drama, 2018 Pick of the Fringe: Overall Favourite Show, Bravest Show) and directed by Mikaela Haeusser.
General Admission: Free, donations can be made at https://www.canadahelps.org/en/dn/14710
Ages 13+ (Contains a reference to suicide)
75 min running time.
Playwright: Ellery Lamm
Director: Mikaela Haeusser