Rosa Labordé Discusses ‘True’ and Playwriting


We sat down for a chat with director and playwright Rosa Labordé to discuss her new play, True, returning for a second run at the Citizenry Cafe.

An award-winning playwright, Rosa Labordé returns with her Fringe hit True, a production written and directed by her. Set in an intimate cafe setting, the story brings audiences into an intimate environment, presenting the storefront lives of three sisters who are hurled back in time with the unexpected arrival of their estranged father. The play dives into many themes and elements, showcasing the power of memory and how it affects our present and future.

Rosa Labordé is a graduate of the CFC Primetime Television Writing Program, as well as The Oxford School of Drama in Oxford, England. She is the recipient of numerous awards including the K.M. Hunter Artist’s Award. Beyond her playwriting activities, she is also very active in the world of film and television. She has appeared in numerous television productions over the years, including Saving HopeReGenesis, and InSecurity.

True runs September 3 to 13, 2014.

All performances at 8:00pm (Dark Monday) a the Citizenry, 982 Queen Street West. Tickets are $24.00. Please note that there is no latecomer seating and at only thirty seats per show, seating is limited.

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