REDPATCH is a historical drama that focuses on a young Métis soldier from the Nuu-chah-nulth nation of Vancouver Island who volunteers to fight for Canada in the First World War. Set in both Canada and the battlefields of France, REDPATCH follows the experiences of this young soldier as he endures the horrors of trench warfare.
This world premiere production will coincide with the 100 year anniversary of the historical Battle of Vimy Ridge, and is a moving depiction of the contribution that First Nations soldiers made towards the Great War.
This production is generously supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, the British Columbia Arts Council, the Department of Canadian Heritage and the City of Vancouver, with additional presentation support from Presentation House Theatre.
Produced by Hardline Productions, with the generous support of Presentation House Theatre
Co-written by Raes Calvert & Sean Harris Oliver
For more information please visit www.phtheatre.org
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Sunday – 1:00 pm