by Nicolas Billon (Why Not Theatre/Butchers Block). A mysterious old man appears at a police station wearing a foreign military uniform and a meat hook in this play about a past that won’t stay buried. Previews from Oct 24, opens Oct 29 and runs to Nov 14, Tue-Sat evenings, Sunday matinees, see website for exact times. $22-$30, previews $17.
Part of The November Ticket @ Theatre Centre, with Late Company and We Are Proud To Present… ($60 for all three shows).
Billons thriller about a cop, a possible war criminal, a lawyer and a translator is bloody good entertainment, even if its not quite as subtle as his award-winning play Iceland. Still, director Weyni Mengesha stages the scenes carefully even the violence is effective and a superb cast headed by Tony Nappo as a salt-of-the-earth cop, bites into their parts lustily.
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Location - Theatre Centre