written by Guy Sprung
From April 10th 2018 to April 22nd 2018
Director: Guy Sprung
Workshop Performances of Part 1
An epic historical recounting of the settlement of the Canadian West!
In mentorship with 4D Art (Cité Memoire in Old Montréal)!
Third son to the great Victorian novelist Charles Dickens, Francis (Frank) Jeffery Dickens comes to Canada and serves as a member of the North West Mounted Police from 1874 to 1885. During the final days of the ‘Riel Rebellion’, Inspector Dickens negotiates a peaceful. Diminutive in stature, lame in one leg, deaf in one ear and had a tendency to stutter… Frank is the perfect comic anti-protagonist. His journeys bring him to greater appreciation of the Indigenous people and as he learns how to live in harmony with mother earth.