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The Good Bride by Vancouver-based Rosemary Rowe

Evergreen Cultural Centre14 Mar '19 to 16 Mar '19 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    A FIREHALL ARTS CENTRE / ALLEY THEATRE CO-PRODUCTION
    WRITTEN BY ROSEMARY ROWE
    DIRECTED BY DONNA SPENCER
    STARRING MARISA EMMA SMITH

    Winner of the 2016 Sterling Award for "Outstanding New Play", The Good Bride is a one-woman comedy about a Quiverfull Christian girl. As 15-year old Maranatha waits excitedly for her 28-year old fiancé to carry her off to their wedding, we catch a glimpse into a teenage girl’s thoughts on love, sex, and milkshakes -- and watch her pray to a God she loves without question. But as she’s made to wait, night after night, will her faith uphold? Inspired by true events.

    Vancouver-based playwright Rosemary Rowe spent years “undercover” on Quiverfull Christian women’s blogs and internet chat-rooms — listening to their experiences and discovering how their closed-door societies operate. During a time of US anti-birth control legislation, the #metoo movement, and rise of fundamentalism —The Good Bride strikes a vital balance of brutal truth mixed with absurd hilarity.

    SHOW DATES/TIMES

    Thursday, March 14 | 8pm **

    Friday, March 15 | 8pm

    Saturday, March 16 | 3pm

    Saturday, March 16 | 8pm

    **NOTE: Thursday March 14, 8pm show — ASL interpretation will be provided.

    Alley Theatre and Firehall Arts Centre Present The Good Bride
    March 14-16, Evergreen Cultural Centre, 
    Tickets at evergreenculturalcentre.ca

     

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    Event Location Evergreen Cultural Centre
    Address: 1205 Pinetree Way,
    Post Code: V3B 7Y3

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