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Imperial Oil Opera Theatre

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227 Front Street East
Toronto, Ontario M5A 1E8 Canada

May 2019

Canadian-Indigenous Opera Shanawdithit

May 16 @ 8:00 am - May 25 @ 5:00 pm
Imperial Oil Opera Theatre, 227 Front Street East
Toronto, Ontario M5A 1E8 Canada
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$35 – $150

Truth and reconciliation is top of mind in Canada. Tapestry Opera and Opera on the Avalon along with Indigenous artists from Nations across the country, present the landmark world premiere of the Canadian-Indigenous opera Shanawdithit. It which sheds a light on a story misrepresented by history. The real-life story of the title character Shanawdithit (1801-1829). She was believed at the time of her death to be the last known member of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Beothuk Nation. She is vividly brought…

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