Theatre New Brunswick: Bluebirds by Vern Thiessen (Oct. 26 - 30)

Theatre New Brunswick: Bluebirds by Vern Thiessen (Oct. 26 - 30)

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Theatre New Brunswick

55 Whiting Road

Fredericton, NB E3B 5Y5


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Bluebirds (Theatre New Brunswick 2022-2023) by Vern Thiessen WORLD PREMIERE!

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Written by Vern Thiessen | Directed by Natasha MacLellan | Featuring Kirsten Alter, Mélanie LeBlanc and Sharisse LeBrun.

Bluebirds is set in Étaples, France, 1918. Nurses Christy, Maggie, and Bab have crossed oceans to care for wounded Canadian soldiers in the Great War. Despite the terrible injuries they must deal with, they manage to stay hopeful as the dangers of the front draw closer to their hospital. Through it all, the three women find friendship, independence, power, and influence in a place where men, once again, are trying to destroy the world.

**This is a world premiere production**

About the Playwright:

Vern Thiessen is one of Canada's most produced playwrights. His work has been seen across Canada, the United States, and Europe. Vern is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Award for Outstanding New Play, the City of Edmonton Arts Achievement Award, and the Governor General's Literary Award. Vern received his BA from the University of Winnipeg and an MFA from the University of Alberta.

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