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Things My Fore-Sisters Saw

  • Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017
  • Time: 6pm
  • Location: Lincoln Alexander Theatre,
  • Address: 160 King Street E (Google Maps)
  • Contact: Evelyn Myrie
  • Email: emyrie@bell.net
  • Phone: 905 531 2107

Leslie McCurdy is coming back to Hamilton with another award winning play: Things My Fore Sisters Saw. In this one-woman play, you will meet four women of African Descent who affected change in Canada: Marie-Joseph Angelique, a slave who was said to have burned down "half" of Montreal; Rose Fortune, the first "policewoman" in North America; Mary-Ann Shadd, the first North American woman to publish and edit a newspaper; and Viola Desmond who refused to give up a seat to segregation well before the celebrated Rosa Parks and who was recently named as the new face of the Canadian $10 bill. Experience how each of these women affected change in the Canada of their time and ours.

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