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April 2017

Halifax – The Hours Turn To Nothing

April 28 - April 29
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April 28 & 29 "Collaborating with internationally acclaimed author Ami McKay (The Birth House, The Virgin Cure), Xara Choral Theatre Ensemble presents an original work of choral theatre that explores the role midwives, nurses, and women played in the aftermath of the Halifax Explosion. The Halifax Explosion (December 6, 1917) killed 2,000 people and seriously injured another 9,000. The blast was the largest human-made explosion in history until the introduction of the atom bomb. Amid the stories of death, ruin,…

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July 2017

Ross Creek – Nothing Less!

July 4 @ 6:00 pm - August 19 @ 10:00 pm
Ross Creek Centre for the Arts, 555 Ross Creek Rd
Canning, NS B0P 1H0 Canada
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July Two Planks and a Passion's "Theatre Off The Grid" MainStage production for 2017 is Nothing Less! co written by Ami McKay and Ken Schwartz. In the midst of the Great War, Canadian women knit their bit, bought Victory bonds and kept the home fires burning. Yet they still didn’t have the vote. Set during the spring of 1918, Nothing Less! is a moving tale of an intrepid band of small town suffragists (and the men who loved them). “Men, their rights, and nothing…

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