Asking For It

Written by Ellie Moon
Directed by Brendan Healy
An In Association production, in association with Crow’s Theatre, Nightwood Theatre and Necessary Angel Theatre Company
Presented as part of The Consent Event, a play series and symposium navigating the minefield of modern sexuality.

October 6 - 21, 2017
at Crow’s Theatre
345 Carlaw Avenue

“A bracing pleasure… A sly, intelligent piece of documentary theatre. - Simon Houpt, Globe & Mail

A daring documentary play that explores gender roles and sexual consent in the wake of the Ghomeshi scandal. Asking for It offers a candid, often funny, and sometimes uncomfortable look at shame, power, ambiguity, and misunderstanding in communication about sex.


Press and reviews

NNNN in NOW Magazine

★★★/4 from The Globe and Mail

★★★/4 from The Toronto Star

Opinion piece by The Globe and Mail‘s Martha Schabas: “A right to remain silent, as the volume of the Weinstein scandal rises”

The Consent Event - Asking For It and Lo (or Dear Mr. Wells) - featured in The Globe and Mail: “What to watch as a new season of Canadian theatre approaches”

Ellie Moon featured in NOW Magazine’s 10 Artists to Watch this Fall

Interview with Ellie Moon and Rose Napoli by The Toronto Star‘s Carly Maga and NOW Magazine‘s Susan G. Cole

Ellie Moon and Brendan Healy interviewed on Stageworthy Podcast

Photo of Ellie Moon by Dahlia Katz.

Asking For It

Christine Horne
Steven McCarthy
Ellie Moon
Jaa Smith-Johnson

Brendan Healy - Director
Ellie Moon - Playwright
Richard Feren - Music & Sound Design
André du Toit - Lighting Design
Jordana Weiss - Stage Management

Asking For It

Friday 06-Oct 8:00 PM *Preview
Saturday 07-Oct 8:00 PM *Opening Night

Tuesday 10-Oct 8:00 PM
Wednesday 11-Oct 8:00 PM
Thursday 12-Oct 8:00 PM
Friday 13-Oct 8:00 PM
Saturday 14-Oct 2:00 PM
Saturday 14-Oct 8:00 PM


Monday 16-Oct 8:00 PM
Tuesday 17-Oct 8:00 PM
Wednesday 18-Oct 8:00 PM
Thursday 19-Oct 8:00 PM
Friday 20-Oct 8:00 PM
Saturday 21-Oct 2:00 PM
Saturday 21-Oct 8:00 PM *Closing

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