Current Shows

At This Hour – the deposition of harbour pilot Francis Mackey

On December 6, 1917, in the narrows of Halifax Harbour, the Belgian Relief vessel IMO collided with an overloaded French munitions ship, Mont-Blanc. The resulting massive explosion wreaked havoc on both sides of the harbour and left at least 2000 people dead. Within hours Ottawa ordered a full investigation. Despite chaos in the city the…
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The Archive of Missing Things

Touring in 2018. “The Archive of Missing Things was founded in order to collect, catalogue and store all missing objects that are in the world. The Archive was built around a secret.” The Archive of Missing Things is an undercover show that takes place in public libraries. Audience members, equipped with iPads, headsets and notebooks, attempt to decode an…
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Pop-Up Love Party

What is love? Pop-Up Love Party reimagines Plato’s Symposium in its quest to define love with all its plagues and pleasures by employing aerobics, holding a kangaroo court, exposing audience passion, and pumping out an infectious pop ballad that will mend broken hearts around the world. Enriching this roller coaster ride through the depths of…
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How Small, How Far Away

It is the second week of summer 2010 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. On Monday a military translator returns home from Afghanistan to news of a family crisis. On Friday his sister will host a surprise welcome-home party. In the meantime, ordinary life happens: he revisits old haunts, catches up with his best friend, meets a…
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Slowly I Turn

Slowly I Turn – A Parlour Vaudeville in One Act A love letter to theatre and family, Slowly I Turn alternates between contemporary conversation and vintage vaudeville sketches and songs. Starring Zuppa co-founder Ben Stone and his real-life father, much admired school teacher John Stone, Slowly I Turn was nominated for six Robert Merritt Awards and won two: Outstanding…
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