Brave New Productions is proud to partner with We Are One to present the Canadian Premiere of “Bright Half Life” (Winner of the 2016 Lambda Literary Award for Best Play) by Tanya Barfield this August 18-28 for an intimate evening of story-telling at the Freestanding Room.

You will be immersed in a moving love story that spans decades in an instant—from marriage, children, skydiving, and the infinite moments that make a life together.

Creating new opportunities for exploration and development continues to play a major part of the Brave New Productions mission and the company is thrilled to work with and mentor new companies and artists. We Are One is a youthful, very special company and “Bright Half Life” is a unique and important piece of theatre.

Director Amanda Goldberg
Stage Manager Ceci Macdonald

Shanti Gonzales as Vicki
Kelly O’Toole as Erica


As Freestanding Room (4324 Blvd St Laurent) is an intimate performance space with very limited seating reservations will be recommended.



Ticket information to be released late July as well as specific performance dates and times.

About Brave New Productions: With a focus on mixing art with entertainment, we want to share unique and original content with our community. We want to tell these stories in unique and engaging ways while supporting local artists. We believe the secret to our success comes from the talent, dedication and vision of our production team and company members.

About We Are One: Our mandate is to provide young actors with challenging and powerful roles to bring to life. Originally geared to support female empowerment, this company was created by women who were tired of being typecast and marginalized because of their sex, and who choose instead to celebrate it.

About The Freestanding Room: the freestanding room is a collection of actors, writers, directors and producers who believe that big things can happen in small places. they like a good story and the chance to tell it fast and easy. together, they tend the freestanding room; an intimate space used to sharpen their tools, corral their ideas, spin their yarns, and sooner rather than later, invite everyone hungry for a tale told simply and authentically to come sit around their fire.