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The Last Epistle of Tightrope Time

November 1‑11, 2023

Arts & Entertainment

First written and performed by Walter Borden in 1986 as Tightrope Time Ain’t Nuthin’ More Than Some Itty Bitty Madness Between Your Twilight & Your Dawn, the work was one of the pioneering Canadian plays to explore and express homosexuality from a Black perspective. Saturating the work with a new spectrum of wisdom and perspective gained over the ensuing 35 years, Borden has created a diary of imagination and experience. He now delivers an invigorating, tour-de-force performance through the voices of 10 dynamic characters, each of whom was crucial in reflecting his philosophy on the journey of life. The Last Epistle of Tightrope Time is a profound opportunity to witness a legendary Black Canadian artist, ushering the audience on an intimate journey through the town square, the church and through the mind of a Black homosexual man. This work gifts audiences a rare occasion to behold the resiliency and dynamism of the human spirit.

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The Last Epistle of Tightrope Time

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National Arts Centre
1 Elgin Street
Azrieli Studio

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Event Date: November 1‑11, 2023

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