Alan Watt

Alan Watt

Family faces confederation in Yellow Point Drama play

How a country losing its independence affects a family is explored during Yellow Point Drama Group’s upcoming play.

How a country losing its independence affects a family is explored during Yellow Point Drama Group’s upcoming play.

The community theatre company presents 1949, by award-winning Canadian playwright David French, at Cedar community hall Oct. 6-22.

The Mercer family is divided by the prospect of Newfoundland joining Confederation, while struggling through their own personal issues with humour, poignancy and passion.

1949 is part of a cycle of plays which follow the Mercer family from Newfoundland and their subsequent move to Toronto.

The play runs Oct. 6-8, 14-15 and 21-22 at 8 p.m. Tickets $15; $10/youth. Dinner theatre set for Oct. 15, with doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets $30.

Please call 250-722-3067 or visit www.yellowpointdramagroup.org.