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Night Theatre | New play casts light on 24-hour Arctic darkness

Friday, Jan 8, 2010 | 7:00 PM


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A chance meeting between two characters who lead very different lives -- a busy Toronto anthropologist and a fiery 16-year-old Inuk girl -- lies at the heart of a new play called Night.

The play, told in both English and Inuktitut, delves into the lives lived in an Arctic town. It examines the relationship between Daniella, a researcher from the big city, and Piuyuq, an Inuit girl with dreams that are bigger than her small community.

The story unfolds over 24 hours of darkness in Pond Inlet on the northern shore of Baffin Island.

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