St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre from Wed., Feb 2nd – Sat. Feb. 5th.
“Scorched is a gift that will touch your heart.”
“This haunting work may be the best piece of theatre this country has produced this millennium.”
“Intelligently stimulating, politically relevant.”
“A beautiful, compassionate, lyrical and ultimately reconciliatory piece of theatre.”
The play revolves around letters Nawal Marwan leaves to her children to be delivered to their father and brother. The children did not know there was a living father or brother. The journey to find these relatives might also reveal why Nawal did not speak for the last five years of her life. This journey from Montreal to her Middle Eastern country moves between time and space and weaves an intriguing and masterful story.
Playing currently in the cinema as Incendies where it’s been adapted by award-winning director Denis Villeneuve and nominated for a best foreign-language film Oscar.
Tune in this Sunday morning to Weekend AM for an interview with some of our “Scorched” cast and follow the link, below, to an article on “Scorched” featured in the Telegram.
“Funny, heart-breaking and totally engaging, this is storytelling at its powerful best.”
Beothuck Street Players
St. John’s, NL