Waiting for the Parade does more than just reflect on war, past and present, and the way it has shaped our country; it interacts with the past in a way that is full of love and vitality, and it takes hold of the audience with its continuing sense of urgency.
War has a rich and varied history within the realm of human existence. It has existed for millennia, touching every generation and will probably continue for a few more. While I may not live in a country torn apart by war I am saddened by the fact I will never truly see peace in my
Vern Thiessen’s Vimy is the first show of the season for the local non-profit theatre organization Live Five, telling the story of a nurse tending four wounded Canadian soldiers recovering at a field hospital during the First World War. It is directed by Natasha Martina and stars many current and former U of S drama
I can't help but think that “Lest We Forget” means that we are obliged to honour, but also to try and comprehend, the sacrifice that many made (and continue to make) for their country by choosing or being conscripted to go to war.