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Reconciliation Theatre brings audiences together – The Discourse

September 29, 2022

With a mandate to engage audiences with reconciliation through Indigenous playwrights, the Nanaimo company is gearing up for its second production.

With a mandate to engage audiences with reconciliation through Indigenous playwrights and their stories, Reconciliation Theatre’s first production this past summer – True West by Sam Shepard – was received by audiences to great acclaim.

But as co-founder Tom Rokeby explains, Reconciliation Theatre is about much more than the message.

“We are interested in simply creating great theatre, with Indigenous and non-Indigenous performers working together,” he says. “Our theatre traditions have been segregated for far too long. We want to end that segregation and provide top-notch entertainment.”

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