Controlled Damage

By Andrea Scott
Directed by Nigel Shawn Williams
Dramaturgy by Bob White

Produced by Neptune Theatre in association with b current performing arts

Feb 4-23 2020
At Neptune Theatre’s Scotiabank Stage 1593 Argyle St, Halifax, Nova Scotia 

The world premiere of Controlled Damage explores the life of Viola Desmond and how her act of bravery in a New Glasgow, NS movie theatre started a ripple effect throughout society. The play shines a light on how her courage impacted different cultural groups in the province and the effect it’s had over the past 70 years.

Box office: 902 429 -7070

Mock news magazine cover with a red frame. A Black woman wears a blue 1940s dress. She sits on a stool confidently eating popcorn. Masthead reads "Controlled Damage"; coverlines read, "1946's Most Influential Person", "Hell No, I Won't Go! The Moving Tale of the Immovable Viola Desmond"

Photographed above: Andrea Scott

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