Marion Bridge is a humorous and touching story by Daniel MacIvor of three sisters who return home to Cape Breton to be with their dying mother. The sisters grapple with relationships with past lovers, with each other and with the lives they have come to lead. Each in her own way attempts to sort out the loneliness that has come to rule her day-to-day life. Marion Bridge combines drama, music, and pointed Cape Breton humour that tugs tenderly at the heartstrings.
Directed by Jane Brownrigg
Our production of Marion Bridge will be November 16-19th at 7:30. See the Tickets page for details.
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On a dark and stormy night in September 1989, that may have also involved wine, two Russell residents, Kate Wilkinson and Connie McLeese, decided that an amateur theatre and musical group was needed in Russell. So after the weather cleared they put up a notice at the Post Office, calling a general meeting of all those interested in putting on a Christmas play and starting a performing arts group.
The rest is, as they say, history ...