(SEPTEMBER 6 - 16th, 2018)

Presented by Midtwenties Theatre at the VANCOUVER FRINGE FESTIVAL 2018

Set in contemporary times, THE BITTER TEARS OF PETRA VON KANT is an intimately melodramatic story about a young successful fashion designer named becoming obsessed with a cold-ingenue that aspires to be a model. Featuring an all-female cast and exploring themes of intergenerational love, sexuality, sadomaschocism, and the stage version of one of the first and best-loved films of New German Cinema auteur Rainier Werner Fassbinder - Midtwenties Theatre Society is very proud to be presenting this incredibly beautiful-female-melodrama as part of the Dramatic Works Series for the 2018 Vancouver Fringe Festival.

Featuring a cast mixed with newcomers and veterans of Midtwenties Theatre Society: The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant features performances by Nadya Debogorski (Above The Hospital, A Game of You), Shelby Satterthwaite (Molly Misbegotten, Seven Minutes In Heaven), Kate Boutilier (Small and Almost Honest, Fawlty Towers), Chelsea Macdonald (Nordost, The School for Scandal), Madison Isolina (Peter and The Starcatcher), and Joanna Rannelli (Hipstory, Lovestruck).


DATES: Sept 6-16th, 2018
PREVIEW: Friday, August 31st (7:30pm @ Havana Theatre)

PERFORMANCE TIMES: Sept 6th at 9:20pm, Sept 8th at 1:00pm, Sept 9th at 5:20pm, Sept 11th at 9:15pm, Sept 14th at 7:25pm, Sept 16th at 5:50pm.

VENUE: Vancity Lab at The Cultch (1895 Venables St, Vancouver, BC V5L 2H6)

TICKETS: $15; available @

Credits for The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant:

Playwright: Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Directors: Beau Han Bridge & Lee Booker
Performers: Nadya Debogorski, Shelby Satterthwaite, Kate Boutilier, Chelsea Macdonald, Madison Isolina, Joanna Rannelli
Assistant Director & Dramaturgy: Santana Berryman
Set Design & Prop Master: Bailey M. Kaye
Stage Manager: Stephanie Cho
Understudies: Santana Berryman & Marybelle Sagard

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