This Is How We Got Here

Dates: April 19 – May 7, 2023, Wed-Sat @ 7:30 pm, Sun @2:00 pm
Tickets: Pay What You Can ($35 suggested, per ticket)
Age Recommendation: Play deals with teen suicide, parental discretion is advised.
Duration: ~90 minutes, no intermission, plus 20 minute post-show talkback

Mask Policy: Masks are recommended.

UPDATE 05-06-2023:

  • The shows on Sat, May 6 at 7:30 pm and Sun, May 7 at 2:00 pm are SOLD OUT, and we have several people on the WAIT LIST. We are therefore not taking any more inquiries for tickets. Thank you!

New Native Theatre presents
This Is How We Got Here
by Keith Barker (Metis)
2018 Governor General’s Literary Award for Drama Finalist
Directed by Rhiana Yazzie (Dine’)

A year following the suicide of their teen, a family still grapples with the ways their lives have been irrevocably changed by devastating loss. Simultaneously heartbreaking and heartwarming, This is How We Got Here explores the confusing and transformative process of grieving.

*This production contains sensitive subject matter about suicide & grief. Post-show conversations follow every performance.

Thomas Draskovic (Hunkphapa Lakota / Wahpe Khute Dakota)
JaLisa McKee (Ho-Chunk)
Genevieve Lane (Lakota / Ojibwe)
Mistatim (Cree)

April 19, 20, 21, 22 (Wed-Sat) @ 7:30 pm
April 23 (Sun) @ 2:00 pm
April 26, 27, 28, 29 (Wed-Sat) @ 7:30 pm
April 30 (Sun) @ 2:00 pm
May 3, 4, 5, 6 (Wed-Sat) @ 7:30 pm
May 7 (Sun) @ 2:00 pm