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CHILDREN OF GOD — The Cultch

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A NEW MUSICAL BY COREY PAYETTE | WORLD PREMIERE | PRODUCED BY THE CULTCH WITH THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ENGLISH THEATRE (OTTAWA), RAVEN THEATRE (VANCOUVER), AND URBAN INK PRODUCTIONS (VANCOUVER)

In this powerful musical, the children of an Oji-Cree family are sent to a residential school in Northern Ontario. This is a story of redemption: for a mother who was never let past the school’s gate, and her kids, who never knew she came.Children of God offers a thrilling blend of ancient traditions and contemporary realities, celebrating resilience and the power of the Indigenous cultural spirit.

THE DRAW: Inspired by First Nations music, Payette’s moving score also includes echoes of Broadway masterpieces such as Fun Home and Next to Normal.