February 28,March 1,2 – 10:00am March 3,4 – 7:00pm March 5 – 2:00pm
Controlled Damage explores the life of Canadian civil rights icon Viola Desmond and how her act of bravery in a Nova Scotia movie theatre in 1946 started a ripple effect that is still felt today. Andrea Scott’s highly theatrical examination of Desmond and her legacy traces the impact she has had on our culture, but also casts light on the slow progress of the fight for social justice and civil rights in Canada.
One Act Play Festival
March 16,17,18,19 – 7:00pm
The One-Act Festival provides new and experienced writers, directors and actors with an opportunity to showcase their talents.
The CBU Playhouse Box Office is open from 1:00pm to 5:00pm Monday to Friday and one hour before show time.
The box office will open one week prior to performances and during the week of performances. General Seating for all plays.
During the Youth Theatre Festival, young theatre practitioners from local drama school and other community youth drama groups take to the stage and perform in a week of scripted and original productions.
The Mystery of the Oak Island Treasure
Written by Jim Betts Directed by Wayne MacKay
April 25,26,27,28 – 10:00am April 29 – 7:00pm April 30 – 2:00pm
Two young children, Jason and Diana Hawkins, encounter two modern pirates and the mysterious Ghost In The Red Jacket in their quest to discover the truth about the legendary Oak Island Treasure.
Cape Breton High School Drama Festival
The Cape Breton High School Theatre Festival is a platform for drama students and teachers from all schools in the community to highlight their work and learn new and exciting skills for the classroom and the stage.
Unama’ki espi-kina’matno’kuom etek Mi’kma’ki, wla na no’kamanaq aq maqamikewminu mena’qiknmuetuk.
Cape Breton University is located in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaw People.