Helen Belay in 'Heaven' for The Citadel Theatre (2021) © Janice Saxon

Heaven

2023-05-03 20:00 2023-05-13 22:15 60 Canada/Eastern 🎟 NAC: Heaven

https://nac-cna.ca/en/event/31493

In-person event

An NAC English Theatre revival of the Citadel Theatre production
Curated by Black Theatre Workshop  As Black pioneers fled the southern United States, Canadian settlements weren't just the last stop; they were considered “heaven”. In one of those settlements – Amber Valley, Alberta – sharp-witted schoolteacher Charlotte arrives from Ontario to make a better life for her and her new students. But the memories she's outrunning may threaten what she's...

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Azrieli Studio,1 Elgin Street,Ottawa,Canada
May 3 - 13, 2023
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Helen Belay in 'Heaven' for The Citadel Theatre (2021) © Janice Saxon
Family programming Theatre Drama Comedy Youth
“A rom-com that opens a window onto our own history” 12thNight.ca
  • In-person event
  • English
  • Ages 12+
  • ≈ 80 minutes · No intermission
NAC Premiere NAC English Theatre Presentation

An NAC English Theatre revival of the Citadel Theatre production
Curated by Black Theatre Workshop 

As Black pioneers fled the southern United States, Canadian settlements weren't just the last stop; they were considered “heaven”. In one of those settlements – Amber Valley, Alberta – sharp-witted schoolteacher Charlotte arrives from Ontario to make a better life for her and her new students. But the memories she's outrunning may threaten what she's found, and her budding friendship with widowed farmer Ezra, forever.

Helen Belay in 'Heaven' for The Citadel Theatre (2021) © Janice Saxon

Artists

  •  ©
    Playwright Cheryl Foggo
  •  ©
    Director Patricia Darbasie 
  • By Cheryl Foggo
  • Director Patricia Darbasie
  • Featuring Helen Belay, Christopher Clare
  • Set Designer Whittyn Jason
  • Costume Designer Leona Brausen
  • Lighting Designer Jeff Osterlin
  • Sound Designer Kiidra Duhault
  • Sound Coordinator Wayne Hawthorne
  • Stage Manager Renate Hanson