The Scene: Every Letter Counts

Every Letter Counts

About a year and a half ago, as part of KULTURA 2011, we got a glimpse of Nina Lee Aquino's play, Every Letter Counts. Now, it's WORLD PREMIERE time!

Every Letter Counts will kick off Factory Theatre's revitalized 2012/2013 season, playing January 26 – February 24, 2013.

Good News! The K and Factory Theatre are offering NINOY NIGHTS--that's $10 tickets! Keep going for more details!

Every Letter Counts, A Play written by Nina Lee Aquino

Every Letter Counts, a play by Nina Lee Aquino

January 26 – February 24, 2013

Every Letter Counts is a play written by Nina Lee Aquino and directed by Nigel Shawn Williams.

Memory. Mortality. Imagination. Every Letter Counts is Nina Lee Aquino’s very personal re-imagining of Filipino political icon, Benigno Aquino. Struggling to find her own path and haunted by her uncle’s voice, a desperate “Bunny” breaks into the Aquino Museum at night, where past, present, myth and memory collide.

Nina Lee Aquino is a Filipina-Canadian playwright, director, dramaturge, and actor. She was a founding member and Artistic Director of fu-GEN Asian Canadian Theatre Company and is currently Artistic Director of Cahoots Theatre Company and a member of Factory’s Interim Artistic Team. Aquino is a multiple award-winner (Ken McDougall Award, the John Hirsch Prize, Dora Mavor Moore Award) and has been an Associate Artist of Factory Theatre for three years. Every Letter Counts was developed through Factory Theatre’s Play Development Program and is the first Factory production of one of Nina Lee Aquino’s plays.

Contact information:

Factory Theatre Mainspace 125 Bathurst Street Toronto, Ontario M5V 2R2

*Start time posted applies to performances Tuesday through Saturday in the MAINSPACE theatre. For alternate showtimes and ticket information please contact the Factory Theatre Box Office at: 416-504-9971. Online ticket purchases can be done through


$10 Ninoy Nights!

Our friends at Factory Theatre, in partnership with Kapisanan, are offering $10 tickets for Every Letter Counts! To redeem this awesome deal, either call the box office at 416-504-9971 or buy the tickets in person and quote "NINOY". This promo is valid for any Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday performance, now until February 24, 2013.


EVERY LETTER COUNTS Written by Nina Lee Aquino

Directed by Nigel Shawn Williams

Starring Nina Lee Aquino Jon de Leon Anthony Malarky Earl Pastko

Set & Costume Designer Anna Treusch

Lighting Designer Bonnie Beecher

Sound Designer Romeo Candido Projection Designer Cameron Davis Stage Manager Diane Konkin

Apprentice Stage Manager Christopher Sibbald