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The Return

August 31, 2017 - September 10, 2017

Aug 31 – Sep 10, 2017

written and directed by David Woods
Presented by Voices Black Theatre Ensemble

Bus Stop Theatre, 2203 Gottingen St., Hfx
70 mins
Parental guidance- adult language
Admission $14 | $12

From the theatre company that brought us Once: Africville Stories (2015 Fringe Festival Best Drama, Best Script Awards) and Speaking In Tongues (2016 Fringe Festival Top 5 Hit Award), comes The Return a contemporary drama exploring modern ambition, personality dissolution and the corruption of family relationships. Vicki Flemming, a beautiful, wealthy socialite suddenly returns to her family homestead in the fictional, rural Black community of Coleville, NS after a decade of absence. Initially her visit appears to be for personal renewal and an attempt to heal the broken relationship with her sister Allee- a born-again Christian and traditionalist, who remained in the family house to raise a family. However Vicki’s presence soon unearths family secrets and unleashes a series of incidents that destroy the façade of both sisters’ lives. The play ends with ‘a reversal of roles’ as the now unhinged Vicki ‘appropriates’ Allee’s life (including her husband and child) and becomes the head of the house in Coleville, while Allee leaves her traditional lifestyle to become a socialite.

Vicki…………Kyah Sparks
Allee…………Vanessa Thomas
Aubrey……..Asante Spivey
Sentia……….Na’Vaijan Slawter

Saturday Sept 2, 7:00pm
Sunday Sept 3, 12pm
Monday Sept 4, 2:15pm
Tuesday Sept 5, 5pm
Wednesday Sept 6, 5:20pm
Thursday Sept 7, 5:15pm
Saturday Sept 9, 8:45pm
Sunday Sept 10, 1:40pm


August 31, 2017
September 10, 2017
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The Bus Stop Theatre
2203 Gottingen Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K3B5 Canada
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