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Why This Show

This show is about coming together and connecting within a system that is trying to tear people apart. It shines a light on the tragedy and inhumanity of family separations while celebrating the resilience of community, the love of family and the triumph of the human spirit.  

As artists, theatre makers and storytellers, we believe this is a timely and important story. As war, poverty, and climate change push more and more refugees into dangerous situations, the cruelty of family separations and policies that separate and isolate people must stop. 

 

The music is heartstopping and beautiful. The story is engrossing, powerful and ultimately uplifting. The time to tell it is now. 

 

If you are a theatre company, producer, or other theatre professional who's interested in talking to us about this show, please fill out the form below to get in touch and we'll send you our producer information kit. We'd love to have you join us on our Journey to Opening Night!

Diane, Jessica, Gil, Jennica

Olivia O Creative Team

If you're looking for a show that is fresh, thought-provoking and entertaining with a moving bilingual score that will draw in audiences, we'd love to hear from you! 

Testimonials

Jessica, Diane and Gil have written a beautiful, unique, moving and important musical called OLIVIA O.
 

As a Broadway veteran and teacher of songwriting for many years,  I can enthusiastically  recommend their engrossing story and fabulous melodies in this exquisite musical.

You will embrace and be heartwarmed by their lead characters -- something so rarely found in a musical. 

Bob Garrett

Acclaimed Broadway singer, songwriter and vocal coach for multiple shows, including "Lucky You," "Phantom of the Opera", "Me and My Shadows: Life with Judy Garland", "FAME." and Broadway's smash "THE COLOR PURPLE".

It is a beautiful and very moving new musical work and I look forward to the day I can be in the audience at its premiere performance.

Robert McQueen

Associate Director for the Broadway and national touring productions of MAMMA MIA

The powerful and emotional story is matched by Gil Yaron's incredible music.

Michael Creber

Juno-award winning keyboardist, composer and Grammy-nominated producer.

Such good work. The lyrics, the story all come together. I read it and was immediately struck by how strong it was.  It lit a fire in me! The story has so much heart, but it also has legs!  

Nicolle Nattrass

Nicolle Nattrass is an actor (CAEA/ACTRA), dramaturg/director, and playwright, served on the National Board for PGC as a National Representative for Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands since 2016, Deputy Chair to the Womens’ Caucus. Her plays have been performed across Canada and the USA and have been nominated for “Outstanding New Play” & “Outstanding Performance” (Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards). 

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