Win Tickets to Marion Bridge at the Kay Meek Arts Centre

Comments 16 by Rebecca Bollwitt

On the 20th Anniversary of Daniel MacIvor’s classic Canadian drama Marion Bridge, the Kay Meek Arts Centre with Wing & Prayer Productions is extremely happy to present this extraordinary work on stage from September 6 to 20, 2018.

Marion Bridge at the Kay Meek Arts Centre

Where: Kay Meek Studio Theatre (1700 Mathers Ave, West Vancouver)
When: September 6-20, 2018 7:30pm (no performances Mondays)
Tickets: Available online now for $45 adult; $42.75 senior; $15 students. Or call the box office at (604) 981-6335.

Marion Bridge at the Kay Meek Arts Centre
Beatrice Zeilinger, Lynda Boyd and Nicola Cavendish in Marion Bridge. Photo by David Cooper.

Leo Tolstoy’s oft-quoted line from Anna Karenina “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way” applies with bracing verisimilitude to Marion Bridge.

When three estranged sisters (Agnes, Theresa and Louise) make the trip home to Cape Breton to care for their dying mother, their shared past resurfaces in all of its tangled intricacy. Eldest sister Agnes (Lynda Boyd), battling addiction and failed ambition, is forced to revisit her most agonizing decision. Middle sister Theresa (Nicola Cavendish), a longtime caregiver to their mother is questioning her Catholic faith, while Louise (Beatrice Zeilinger), the youngest of the trio, is struggling towards independence. In the kitchen of the family home, the women circle their respective pain and grief, confront the ghosts of the past, and struggle towards some hope for the future.

Under the direction of Roy Surette, and featuring the extraordinary Nicola Cavendish, Lynda Boyd and Beatrice Zeilinger, this new production brings MacIvor’s searing dialogue to life with delicacy and bone-deep honesty. Nominated for the Governor General’s Award and adapted for the screen, Marion Bridge is filled with hard-won humanism, flinty humour and a resounding belief in the power of connection.

Win Tickets

I have a pair of tickets to give away to opening night on September 6th. Here’s how you can enter to win:

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I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm Tuesday, August 28, 2018. Follow the Kay Meet Arts Centre on Facebook and Twitter for more information about this show and other events.

Update The winner is Marilyn!

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16 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. Cheuk LauWednesday, August 22nd, 2018 — 10:59pm PDT

    That’s profound : addiction, faith and independence

  2. Karen MillerThursday, August 23rd, 2018 — 8:14pm PDT

    Opening night tickets! Awesome evening.

  3. Jason BThursday, August 23rd, 2018 — 8:29pm PDT

    Fantastic

  4. SusanThursday, August 23rd, 2018 — 9:56pm PDT

    Sounds like a great night!

  5. lyn stewartThursday, August 23rd, 2018 — 11:03pm PDT

    I’d love to see this play!

  6. MikeThursday, August 23rd, 2018 — 11:24pm PDT

    We’d like to see Marion Bridge at Kay Meek Centre.

  7. lyn stewartThursday, August 23rd, 2018 — 11:26pm PDT

    – a worthwhile theatre experience!

  8. AdamFriday, August 24th, 2018 — 8:42am PDT

    I would like to take my mom to see the play.

  9. MarilynFriday, August 24th, 2018 — 5:42pm PDT

    To see Nicola Cavendish in anything is always a wonderful experience. To get free tickets to see Nicola Cavendish would be an incredible and memorable event.

  10. Kim CSaturday, August 25th, 2018 — 2:51pm PDT

    Would love to go see this.

  11. Shelley ButcherSunday, August 26th, 2018 — 12:37am PDT

    I would love to see Marion Bridge at the Kay Meek Art Centre.

  12. Philip SeahMonday, August 27th, 2018 — 6:35pm PDT

    Theatre is my life! Thanks 🙂

  13. Pauline WilkinsonTuesday, August 28th, 2018 — 1:38pm PDT

    This would be amazing

  14. KarimaTuesday, August 28th, 2018 — 3:17pm PDT

    I’d love yo see this!

  15. Ana MThursday, August 30th, 2018 — 8:16am PDT

    This looks awesome!

  16. Teresa KSunday, September 2nd, 2018 — 8:09am PDT

    Would love to win!

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