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Rita Joe 50: A Re-Think

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Summerland Waterfront Resort Hotel

13011 Lakeshore Drive South

Summerland, BC V0H 1Z1

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Fifty years ago, George Ryga's play, The Ecstasy of Rita Joe, premiered at the Vancouver Playhouse.

The Ryga Festival is opening with a public discussion about the historical significance and continuing impact of this ground-breaking play.

A diverse panel including critics, writers and theatre makers share their views how the play changed Canadian theatre and dialogue with First Nations, and remains controversial to this day.

This is a free event courtesy of our sponsors. Limited seating available: please RSVP on this page.

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