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Sat, 15 October 2016, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM EDT
Experience a unique, one-night-only event that brings unheard histories to life off the page & on the stage, and draws amazing talent to Huron County. This immersive and interactive night of theatre will shed light on the kind of stories that are absent from history textbooks.
Four diverse and powerful perspectives on history are shared through live performance & film, followed by interactive talkbacks between the audience and the creators. Find out more about the incredible artists participating on our website, including: acclaimed Metis scholar Jesse Thistle's compelling short film, examing how indigenous perspectives on the past can heal and revitalize communities, oral historian & playwright Henry Greenspan's impactful and stunning theatre based on years of interviews with holocaust survivors, local historical interpreter Colleen Maguire's interactive performance sharing secrets of the nineteenth-century Huron jail as matron "Mrs. Dickson", & collaborative theatre bringing the untold stories of Stratford's WWII era Ladies of the CNR to life.
Tickets also available for purchase at the Huron County Museum (110 North St.)
Staging Our Histories has partnered with the Huron Arts & Heritage Network, with support from the County of Huron's Huron Heritage Fund, and the IODE: Maple Leaf Chapter to bring these powerful & diverse presentations of history by local & visiting artists to Goderich.