SEEDS: a play by Annabel Soutar, directed by Chris Abraham

Sunday, February 19, 2012 - 01:00 to Saturday, March 10, 2012 - 16:09

Crow’s Theatre, in association with Porte Parole (Montreal), presents the Toronto premiere of SEEDS written by Annabel Soutar, directed by Crow’s Theatre Artistic Director Chris Abraham and starring Eric Peterson, from February 18 – March 10 at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts.

SEEDS is arresting documentary theatre chronicling the four-year legal battle between Saskatchewan farmer Percy Schmeiser (Eric Peterson) and biotech giant Monsanto Inc.

Based on court trial transcripts and interviews with all the players, including Schmeiser, Monsanto representatives, farmers, academics, lawyers and scientists from across Canada. SEEDS goes behind the scenes of the battle for the future of food.


Official Opening Night:  Wednesday, February 22, 8pm


Tickets:  $10 - $35 (student / senior discounts available)

For tickets, call 416.866.8666 or online at

For more information please visit




Young Centre for the Performing Arts
55 Mill Street, Building 49
M5A 3C4 Toronto , ON
43° 39' 2.5848" N, 79° 21' 28.89" W
Ontario CA
Monday - Saturday: 8pm, Saturday: 2pm

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