The National Arts Centre, Vita Brevis Arts, Canadian Stage Company, Neptune Theatre, Grand Theatre production of
Fall On Your Knees
World Premiere Adaptation for the stage by Hannah Moscovitch and Alisa Palmer
Co-Created and Written by Hannah Moscovitch
Co-Created and Directed by Alisa Palmer
Production Dramaturgy by Mel Hague
Based on the Novel by Ann-Marie MacDonald
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"To believe and yet to have no hope is to thirst beside a fountain."
Relentless ambition, forbidden love, and a secret that could shatter the foundation of a family.
Written by the internationally-acclaimed Canadian writer, Ann-Marie MacDonald, Fall On Your Knees chronicles three generations of Cape Breton Island’s Piper family. The story moves from the battlefields of the First World War, to the emerging jazz scene in Harlem, New York, and into the lives of four unforgettable sisters.
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From the Stage Door
“We are proud to be partnering with four extraordinary theatre organizations to bring the historic stage-telling of Fall On Your Knees to four cities – ending right here in London! This highly original experience will break MacDonald’s beloved story into two parts to chronicle the full lifespan of the novel. Whether you see the first part, second part, or both, it will be an experience to remember.” – Dennis Garnhum, Grand Theatre Artistic Director