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Backyard Theatre: Mary’s Wedding

July 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until July 21, 2018

One event on July 14, 2018 at 3:00 pm

One event on July 21, 2018 at 3:00 pm

| $20

Set against the backdrop of the First World War, Mary’s Wedding is an epic story of love, hope and survival. Written by Stephen Massicotte. Directed by Jay Wilson.

Featuring Jessi Elgood and Tayves Fiddis.

Wednesday through Saturday, July 7 to July 21 | 7 PM

Saturday matinees, July 14 and 21 | 3 PM


Synopsis: Mary’s Wedding tells the story of Mary and Charlie, two young lovers in rural Alberta. From the blossoming of their love on the vast Prairies to the bloody battlefields of France’s Moreuil Wood, Mary’s Wedding captures a time of innocence and courage with rare sensitivity and beauty.

The world premiere of Mary’s Wedding was presented as a part of the 2002 playRites Festival of New Canadian Plays at Alberta Theatre Projects. The playwright acknowledges the assistance of the Banff Playwrights Colony—a partnership between the Canada Council for the Arts, The Banff Centre, and Alberta Theatre Projects.



Mary/Flowers – Jessi Elgood
Charlie – Tayves Fiddis

Production Team

Technical Director
Dennis Gray

Stage Manager
Deb Neve

Production Manager
Alison Walton

Jay Wilson

PLEASE NOTE: Mary’s Wedding is performed outside, in the backyard of McCrae House. Please dress according to weather conditions. We recommend casual clothing and comfortable shoes. The show will go on through most weather conditions. In the case of severe inclement weather, a performance may be delayed or moved to the Guelph Civic Museum (52 Norfolk Street).

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McCrae House
108 Water Street
Guelph, Ontario N1G 1A6 Canada
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