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The Pigeon King

2019-04-24 19:30 2019-05-05 21:30 60 Canada/Eastern 🎟 NAC: The Pigeon King

https://nac-cna.ca/en/event/18797

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...

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Babs Asper Theatre,1 Elgin Street,Ottawa,Canada
April 24 - May 5, 2019
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The Company © Terry Manzo
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
Theatre Comedy
“The Pigeon King soars…a great experience that shouldn’t be missed. ” North Huron Citizen
  • ≈ 2 hours and 10 minutes · With intermission

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. 

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What audiences are saying about The Pigeon King
video: The Pigeon King
The Pigeon King
The Company © Terry Manzo
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

Artists

  • Severn Thompson ©
    Director and Co-creator Severn Thompson
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    Actor and Co-creator Rebecca Auerbach
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    Actor and Co-creator Jason Chesworth
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    Actor and Co-creator Gil Garratt
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    Actor and Co-creator George Meanwell
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    Actor and Co-Creator J.D. Nicholsen
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    Costume Designer and Co-Creator Gemma James Smith
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    Actor and Co-Creator Birgitte Solem
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    Actor Greg Gale
  • Steve Lucas ©
    Set and Lighting Designer Steve Lucas
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    Sound Designer Verne Good
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    Associate Designer, Production and Sound Jeff Pybus
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    Stage Manager Heather Thompson
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    Assistant Stage Manager Lori Anderson
  • 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, Greg Gale, Gil Garratt, George Meanwell, J.D. Nicholsen, Birgitte Solem
  • Set and Lighting Designer Steve Lucas
  • Costume Designer Gemma James Smith
  • Sound Designer Verne Good
  • Associate Production / Sound Designer Jeff Pybus
  • Stage Manager Heather Thompson
  • Assistant Stage Manager Lori Anderson
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