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Basic Training - written and performed by Kahlil Ashanti

  • Havana Theatre 1212 Commercial Drive Vancouver, BC, V5L 3X4 Canada (map)

Basic Training is the true story of Kahlil Ashanti's hilarious experience as a member of a military entertainment troupe called Tops In Blue. As Ashanti begins a new life in the U.S. Air Force, a shocking revelation forces his attention home to face the violently abusive childhood he was trying to leave behind. Twenty three unforgettable characters guide you through this incredible true tale of survival and forgiveness in the face of domestic violence and hatred, all experienced through Ashanti's rapid-fire physical talent and comedy. Total Running Time: 60 mins. Not suitable for children under 14. For more on Kahlil visit

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