The Beacon From Belle Isle: Whimsical Take on Michigan's Past & Future
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The last date listed for The Beacon From Belle Isle was Saturday November 23, 2013 / 7:30pm.
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In her one-act play, If We Were Birds, playwright Erin Shields channels her views about war through the lens of the Greek myth of Philomela, who's raped by her warrior brother-in-law, Tereus, and their subsequent transformation into birds. Called "stunning" by The Globe and Mail, it's an unflinching, sometimes shocking commentary on modern war and its devastating aftermath, particularly for the women who become its victims. Winner of the 2011 Governor General's Award for drama, this beautiful and brutal work deftly blends horror, humor and human understanding. Learn More
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Clearly a 5! If I could give it more than 5, I probably would! It's a charming show, well written and well acted. It was obviously written buy someone who knows and loves Michigan - for both what it has been, and for what it will be. While it is...continued