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Soldier's Heart by David French

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Newman Wine Vaults Provincial Historic Site

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Soldier's Heart by David French
Directed by Sandra Mills
Fridays and Saturdays at 8PM
July 7 to August 12

Jacob Mercer wants his father to talk about his experience in WWI.

To avoid disappointment, be sure to book your tickets in advance as space is limited at the vaults.

For more information or if you have any questions about this performance, please contact us at info@shakespearebytheseafestival.com or at (709) 722-7287.

About the Show
Sixteen-year-old Jacob Mercer stands on a railway platform in Bay Roberts, Newfoundland in 1924. Jacob’s had a violent fight with his father, Esau, and has decided to take the next train out of town. Six years earlier, Esau Mercer returned from the Great War a damaged man, never able to speak of his time in the trenches. But when Esau arrives at the station in an attempt to stop Jacob from leaving, the boy seizes the opportunity to help his father heal himself. Jacob agrees to stay – if his father will speak about the War. Neither of them are prepared for what happens when Esau finally gives his devastating and unsparing account of what happened on the day that the Newfoundland Regiment was wiped out.

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