Sled Island Presents: Before the Last Curtain Falls

Sled Island is pleased to present Before the Last Curtain Falls at Fairy Tales Film Festival.

Saturday, May 28 at 7:00pm
The Plaza Theatre (1133 Kensington Road NW)
Tickets at

This documentary tells a story of great love, bitter disappointments and self-doubts, but most of all, courage—the courage to take risks, try something new and be yourself no matter what age. The film dives deeply into the exceptional and heartwarming stories of a group of transsexuals and drag queens in their sixties and seventies, who summon their bravery to take to the stage one last time. For two years they have been touring on five continents, basking in the success of a spectacular show called Gardenia, directed by Alain Platel and Frank Van Laecke. Now, as the show comes to a close, the glamorous aging performers must leave the limelight and go home to the quiet lives they left behind.


Jeremy Carter Cancellation

We're sorry to announce that due to circumstances beyond our control, comedian Jeremy Carter won't be able to make it to Sled Island 2016. Don't be too sad, though—we still have two packed comedy shows happening on June 24 and 25 at Theatre Junction GRAND, plus Late Night at the Plaza and even a podcast taping! Browse the full comedy lineup now.

Those who purchased tickets to either of the Theatre Junction GRAND shows can request a refund by contacting, but we hope you'll reconsider! Each show has eight gut-busting acts that we're sure you'll love.


Job Opportunity: Hospitality Coordinator

Wanna join our team? Sled Island is hiring a Hospitality Coordinator (Contract) to make sure our artists get the food and beverages they need to keep them in top shape for performances at Sled Island 2016.

Full details on the position are available here. Apply by May 26, 2016 at 4pm MDT.

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