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Tempting Providence – A Live Play presented by The Mercury Players

Duncan United Church 246 Ingram Street, Duncan, BC

The Mercury Players Celebrates A Canadian Heroine Duncan's Mercury Players are presenting Robert Chafe's internationally acclaimed play Tempting Providence . It's the true story of an extraordinary woman, nurse Myra Bennett, "the Florence Nightingale of Newfoundland." She arrived from England, in 1921, to bring her desperately needed medical and midwifery skills to 320 kilometers of […]

$22

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Mrs. Reynolds and The Ruffian – A Live Play

Duncan United Church 246 Ingram Street, Duncan, BC

MERCURY PLAYERS SHOW ASKS: CAN A BAD SEED EVER GROW? The Mercury Players are presenting Mrs. Reynolds and the Ruffian, a drama by Welsh Playwright Gary Owen , about a lonely but determined senior, trying to keep her neighbourhood clean and friendly, and the menacing young man who vandalizes her cherished garden and the local […]

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Tempting Providence – A Live Play in Cedar

Cedar Community Hall 2388 Cedar Rd, Nanaimo

After 7 sold out shows in Duncan the Mercury Players are on the road with their production of Tempting Providence by Robert Chafe. Friday Evening Performance May 5 at 7:00pm, Sunday matinee at 2:00pm. Doors open 30 minutes before performance. You will be welcomed with live Newfoundland music by Jeremy Walsh. Make sure you get […]

$25
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The Women of Lockerbie – A live play by the Mercury Players

The Duncan Showroom 1415 Broad Street 133 Station St, Duncan, BC

On December 21, 1988 PanAm Flight 103 crashed onto a residential street in Lockerbie, Scotland. Seven years later “The Women of Lockerbie” are still struggling to come to terms with the fallout from the Lockerbie Bombing. This is a fictional play inspired by the Lockerbie Laundry Ladies who laundered the passengers' clothing so that it […]

$20 – $25

Comfort and Joy

Duncan United Church 246 Ingram Street, Duncan, BC

Comfort and Joy, a very contemporary Christmas comedy by the late West Coast playwright David King (best known for Garage Sale and Life Skills) makes its debut as the next Mercury Players production. Free-thinking actress Joy is cajoled into attending Christmas dinner at the home of Ted and Marlie, a well-off Vancouver couple. Joy’s singer-barista […]

$20 – $25

Tartuffe

Duncan United Church 246 Ingram Street, Duncan, BC

A lecherous conman pretends to be a pious spiritual adviser to a wealthy family in Mercury Players Society’s next stage production, Tartuffe, by the great 17th-century French satirist Molière. A delightful farce with plenty of laugh-out-loud moments, and a charming and quirky love story. Written entirely in rhyming couplets, performed by a cast of 12.

$2 – $35