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Prairie Nurse

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Venue: Prairie Theatre Exchange
Address: Unit Y300-393 Portage Avenue, 3rd Floor Portage Place
Tel: (204) 942-5483
Website: www.pte.mb.ca

October 18, 2018 to October 21, 2018

An immigration tale with a healthy dose of laughter

Penny and Puring arrive from the Philippines in 1969 to take a two-year contract as nurses in a small Saskatchewan town. Small town life is far from simple, as cultural clashes, personality differences, homesickness, and the amorous but dim-witted goalie from the local hockey team complicate the women's lives. Based on the true story of her mother's immigration to Canada, Badian's play is part romantic comedy, part farce, and part cultural history.

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