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May 2019

Remembering the Winnipeg General

May 20 – May 21 | $10
The Bus Stop Theatre Coop, 2203 Gottingen St
Halifax, NS Canada

May 20th & 21st | 7:30pm-9:00pm DaPoPo Theatre presents a staged reading of a new play by Thomas McKechnie. “So what do we do in divided, fearful times? What do we do with the howling, hopeless, yellow tinged guts in our frail little bodies?” Winnipeg, 1919. Massive unemployment and inflation. In the wake of the Russian Revolution, workers, many of them newcomers to Canada, unite and effectively shut down the city. Thousands of women act as strikers and strike-breakers. The…

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