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Geoff McBride | Parry Riposte | Photo credit: Justin Van Leeuwen

a Parry Riposte production
Created & Performed by Geoff McBride & Margo MacDonald
Composed by Nick Di Gaetano

Ottawa, ON

30 minutes | Mature


Canadian punk band The Persistent Stain have been slogging it out on the independent music circuit – dive bars, basement clubs, small town arenas – for over 25 years. Thanks to their “hit” song Aristotle’s Dick making its way onto the soundtrack for a major motion picture, band members Joey Blank and Maxie Staines find themselves more popular than ever, but that’s not saying much. What do you do when you’ve followed your dream, but the dream is no longer enough?

A play about creating art, losing your way, finding your place… and some fucking loud music.

A work-in-progress, created as part of the under development program.


THURSDAY, February 7 at 10:30pm
FRIDAY, February 8 at 10:30pm
SATURDAY, February 9 at 10:30pm
Arts Court Studio

The Persistent Stain is a PWYC (Pay What You Can) performance.  You can pay cash only through a pass-the-hat after the show.