Gil Garratt © Terry Manzo
“The Pigeon King soars…a great experience that shouldn’t be missed.”  North Huron
  • Written by Rebecca Auerbach, Jason Chesworth, Gil Garratt, George Meanwell, J.D. Nicholsen, Gemma James Smith, Birgitte Solem and Severn Thompson
  • Director Severn Thompson

NAC English Theatre Presentation

A Blyth Festival (Blyth, ON) Production

In one of the wildest frauds in Canadian history, farmer Arlan Galbraith built a bird-breeding empire called Pigeon King International, using investments from hundreds of his nearly insolvent neighbours. For seven years, he offered a lifeline of financial hope to people whose luck had nearly run out. But was he really a scheming con man? Or a hapless victim of his own preposterous dream?

The Pigeon King tells Galbraith’s incredible story, and reminds us that even well-meaning lies eventually come home to roost. 

Gil Garratt © Terry Manzo
Gil Garratt © Terry Manzo
The Company © Terry Manzo
Rebecca Auerbach, J.D. Nicholsen and Gil Garratt © Terry Manzo
The Company © Terry Manzo
Birgitte Solem, J.D. Nicholsen © Terry Manzo
The Company © Terry Manzo

Artists

  • Written by Rebecca Auerbach, Jason Chesworth, Gil Garratt, George Meanwell, J.D. Nicholsen, Gemma James Smith, Birgitte Solem and Severn Thompson
  • Director Severn Thompson
  • featuring Rebecca Auerbach, Jason Chesworth, Gil Garratt, George Meanwell, J.D. Nicholsen, Birgitte Solem
  • Set and Lighting Designer Steve Lucas
  • Costume Designer Gemma James Smith
  • Sound Designer Verne Good
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