A Beginner's Guide to the Night Sky Content warning:

Our premiere performance of A Beginner's Guide to the Night Sky with Eastern Front Theatre involves the following technical elements:

  • Outdoor, unsheltered performances on uneven, grassy terrain
  • A capella singing 
  • Nighttime performances
  • LED illumination and lights
  • Dialogue in English and French

This production involves the following content that may be triggering to some individuals:


  • stargazing, sight, and looking at the sky with bare eyes and binoculars
  • memory
  • things disappearing slowly until nothing is left 
  • high school
  • drinking wine 
  • meteors hitting the earth
  • being an architecture student
  • loss
  • unimaginable remoteness and the vastness of outer space
  • implied death


  • Mother/adult child relationships and conflict
  • Physical and verbal violence from an ill parent to an adult child
  • Accusations of theft 
  • Grief and mourning 
  • A parent trying to honour her child's nonbinary gender identity
  • Neurological illness that presents like early-onset dementia
  • Being outside in cold temperatures
  • Urn/scattering of ashes

If you have any concerns or questions, or if you would like to chat about the content of the play, please reach out to