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Half Girl/Half Face ()

Produced by

Surplus-Value Theatre

Presented by

The SummerWorks Performance Festival

Director: Zoë Erwin-Longstaff
Playwright: Zoë Erwin-Longstaff


Theatre Passe Muraille Backspace


August 7th, 2014 – August 15th, 2014


Young-Girl is astounded to discover that a photo of her face has gone viral. She doesn’t know who created the meme or why. Accompanying her rapidly spreading picture is a bafflingly nondescript slogan that simply reads: FACE. Estranged from her own image and subject to an vicious undertow of online speculation, Young-Girl records a response video in an attempt to confront the meme and take control of her narrative in this darkly funny play about gender, identity and anonymous cruelty.  (


Arlen Aguayo Stewart Young-Girl

Creative Team

Zoë Erwin-Longstaff Director
Zoë Erwin-Longstaff Playwright


Chris Malkowski Venue Technician
Chris Malkowski Festival Lighting Designer
David Fisher Venue Technician