Confederation Part II: Scandal & Rebellion

June 23 - August 19, 2017

Soulpepper Theatre Company

Playwright(s): Michael Hollingsworth

directed by:
Michael Hollingsworth

featuring:
Kevin Bundy
Kat Letwin
Greg Campbell
Jamie Cavanagh

Scandal – Business barons compete to own the hottest technology – the railway lines – and Macdonald is caught trading contracts for donations. Member of Parliament Riel is prevented by fanatics from taking his seat; MP Laurier falls for his best friend’s wife.

Rebellion – Riel joins with Gabriel Dumont and Big Bear whose fight for land claims is met with military action and mass starvation. With Laurier protesting, Macdonald allows the execution of Riel, and the Last Spike is hammered.

Upcoming Performances

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