What are you willing to forgive? You’ll find yourself asking that question as you watch comedian Adam Lazarus’s harrowing yet hilarious show. Landing uncomfortably between autobiography and fiction, Daughter is the story of one man’s struggle with love, anger and what’s come to be known as toxic masculinity.
As a new dad, Lazarus found himself facing all the usual challenges—and some that are, perhaps, unique to a particular type of man. He loved his daughter, and he tried to be gentle, to be kind, to be good with her… but somehow things went wrong. Looking back on his life, the comedian presents a story of rage, regret and reckoning that will both amuse and shock. Smart, incisive and sincerely remorseful, this is a performer who has learned his lesson—and earned the right to impart a few of his own.
oices inside her, speaking from our nation’s past and the global present all at once.
About the PuSh Festival
In a spirit of innovation, the PuSh Festival engages and enriches audiences with adventurous contemporary performance, while promoting cultural exchange and development.
The Festival showcases contemporary work that is visionary, genre-bending, startling and original. Outreach activities promote a sense of shared curiosity and renewed appreciation for the role of contemporary art in everyday life, while the Assembly networking event provides practitioners unique opportunities for skills enhancement, increased profile and touring in Canada and abroad.