Soldiers of Song ~ Canada 150 Series

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Date: Mon, Nov. 6, 2017 7:30pm

A live performance involving theatre, music, and storytelling based on the original works of the Dumbells, a Canadian concert party that entertained the troops on the front line in World War I.

If nationhood was won on the crest of Vimy Ridge, it was the Dumbells who provided the country with its earliest soundtrack.

The soldier-entertainers’ journey from Vimy to vaudeville is now celebrated in the musical play Soldiers of Song, written and directed by award-winning author and two-time Juno Award-nominee Jason Wilson. This highly entertaining show celebrates the songs and stories of Canada’s famous First World War concert party: The Dumbells.  The show enlightens audiences on the story of the Dumbells and reimagines the musical fare of the famous comedy troupe founded on the Western Front.

Tickets: $28/25 - Buy Now

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