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Adults speak children’s exact words about love, life and the world in this fresh verbatim work. Drawn from interviews with over 40 whip-smart and brutally honest children, a dynamite adult cast allows an adult audience to hear kids’ ideas and experiences anew.

The results are surprising, hilarious and moving.
CHILD-ISH is a constellation of creative works: a web series, an upcoming podcast, a live performance and an inter-generational process.

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Child-Ish Web Series
Child-Ish Web Series
Digital World Tour

Following sold-out showings at SummerWorks in 2019 as a theatre play, Sunny Drake brings you the CHILD-ISH web series, shot at Toronto playgrounds. You can either watch the 4 episodes below, or for the full experience, check out the virtual event, co-hosted by children and teenagers to the meet the people who helped make them. The virtual event will also digitally tour around the world - tour dates below. And ... #BeMoreChildish

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Child-Ish Podcast
Child-Ish Podcast
Coming soon

Coming in 2022! Adults speak children’s exact words about love, life, and the world in this fresh verbatim work. Drawn from interviews with over 40 whip-smart and brutally honest children, a dynamite adult cast allows an adult audience to hear kids’ ideas and experiences anew. The results are surprising, hilarious, and moving. As well as the verbatim content with adult actors, the podcast will flip the format with children interviewing adults!

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Child-Ish Live Show
Child-Ish Live Show
In development

After sold-out work-in-progress showings at the SummerWorks Festival (Canada, 2019), unfortunately, the trajectory towards the world premiere live production was postponed due to Covid. We look forward to bring CHILD-ish back on the stage when theatres re-open. As the work tours, local children will participate in part of the performance.

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