The one woman show Honesty opens tomorrow in Toronto’s most famous discount warehouse, Honest Ed’s. Virgilia Griffith acts as a shape shifter, transforming age, race, and gender as she embodies the employees of the iconic emporium.
The show is presented in two acts; Honest Work and Honest Stories. Honest Work takes place from 5pm -6:30pm where Virgilia performs the everyday tasks of the HE employees. The audience is encouraged to engage and interact with her as she carries out her responsibilities like any other staff member.
Honest Stories takes place from 7pm-9pm. Here Virgilia performs monologues as a plethora of different characters as she leads the audience throughout the store. Watch her as she melds from character to character, creating a true living inventory of the warehouse’s personal stories.
Honesty runs from October 18 to November 4, 2012. The performance exists in two acts over a 4-hour period each night: Tuesday – Friday, 5 – 6:30 PM and 7:30 – 9 PM, and Saturday – Sunday, 2 – 3:30 PM and 4:30 – 6 PM.
Performances are free and take place within Honest Ed’s, 581 Bloor Street West, Toronto. The performance location within the store will be posted at the main entrance on Bloor Street.