Yellow Bellies: An Alternative History of WWIIExport this event to calendar

Saturday, June 11, 2016 — 7:30 PM EDT

show poster with drawing of two men working in lumber campYellow Bellies is an historical drama that highlights the experiences and public response to Mennonite Conscientious Objectors during WWII. This episodic tale takes audiences across Canada, featuring verbatim interviews, fictionalized scenes, and live music from the period to explore an often overlooked chapter of Canadian history. <--break->

Co-directed by Prof. Andy Houston (Drama and Speech Communication) and featuring several Arts alumni, this original work is produced by Theatre of the Beat, a Stouffville, Ontario-based travelling theatre company that creates thought-provoking theatre to educate, challenge and inspire a diversity of communities on socially relevant topics.

If you are a Global Mennonite Peace Building Conference participant, your ticket to this event is included with your registration.

Two performances:

  • Saturday June 11 at 7:30 pm 
  • Sunday June 12 at 2:30 pm 
Cost 
$20
Location 
ML - Modern Languages
Theatre of the Arts
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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