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Pugwash

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by Vern Thiessen
Produced by Ship’s Company Theatre
www.shipscompanytheatre.com
In July 1957, the world was rife with post-war wounds and nuclear arms race fears. In the midst of all the mounting anxiety, leading scientists and academics, world-renowned ‘thinkers’ were invited to a conference in humble Pugwash, NS, the first conference of its kind to address their role in creating and alleviating these fears. Cumberland County native Cyrus Eaton who had made a fortune living and working in the United States of America played a key role in bringing the world to Pugwash, his beloved hometown. Thiessen’s play is a fictional story based on true events that explore the local impact and global legacy of the Pugwash Conferences. A uniquely Canadian story, celebrating a remarkable individual and remarkable place, on the 60th Anniversary of a truly remarkable achievement.
Tickets: Regular $28, Senior $24.50, Student $10
Call 1-800-565-SHOW (7469)
Online: http://shipscompanytheatre.com/theatre/pugwash/


Date/Time: July 18, 2017 - 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Location: Ships Company Theatre

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