The Heart Of Things: A True Story of Tragedy in a Nova Scotian Fishing Community

Tue, October 22 - Sun, October 27, 2024


A true story of tragedy in a Nova Scotian fishing community
Text by Wanda Graham
Music by John Plant

Fishing is recognized as one of the most dangerous occupations in Canada today. The Heart of Things is inspired by a true story of tragedy in a Nova Scotia fishing community. When a stressed out young fisher, Junior, hangs himself to death from the mast of his boat, It inspires his twin, Bren, to act on their lifetime dream, to be accepted as a fisher. 

The performance takes place in The Cookhouse at Memory Lane Heritage Village

An accompanying art exhibit “Fishers” featuring drawings by visual artist Curtis Botham will be on display in the Clam Factory


Location: Memory Lane Heritage Village

Tuesday, October 22 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, October 23 - 7:00 PM
Thursday, October 24 - 7:00 PM
Friday, October 25 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, October 26 - 2:00 PM (matinee)
Saturday, October 26 - 7:00 PM (evening)
Sunday, October 27 - 2:00 PM (matinee)
Sunday, October 27 - 7:00 PM (evening)


Admission: $30 each
Seating is limited for each performance, please reserve early.

Reserve Your Tickets >

A small number of seats are available for each performance as PWYC (pay what you can). To reserve one of these seats in advance, please call 902-845-1937 or take your chances at the door.


Heart of Things is a project of HEAT Theatre in partnership with Memory Lane Heritage Village.