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Emotional Labour ()

Produced by

Crimson Wave Productions

Presented by

The Toronto Fringe Festival

Playwrights: Jessica Beaulieu and Luis Fernandes
Director: Gwynne Phillips


Factory Studio Theatre


July 3rd, 2019 – July 14th, 2019


Women far too often have to carry the emotional load in their relationships with men. And it’s a load of exhausting, rage-inducing bullshit. So we wrote a play to talk about it. It’s funny, educational, and provides solutions for some of these ongoing, fucking problems. And yes as a woman I’m a little pissed off -Jess

Can we swear on the website? -Luis (


Jessica Beaulieu Mel / Mom / Alison / Therapist / Joe
Luis Fernandes Dan / Dad / Frank

Creative Team

Jessica Beaulieu Playwright
Luis Fernandes Playwright
Gwynne Phillips Director
Tim Lindsay Sound Designer
Elio Legault Lighting Designer


Elio Legault Stage Manager
Natalie Norman Producer