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× Democracy
A Tarragon Acoustic Production in association with PlayME Podcast's Laura Mullin and Chris Tolley
January 31, 2021 2:30 PM - February 14, 2021 11:59 PM (listen anywhere anytime)

Written by: John Murrell
Directed by: Courtney Ch’ng Lancaster
Featuring: Oliver Dennis, Tim Dowler-Coltman, Peter Fernandes and Tom Rooney

In the midst of the American Civil War, Walt Whitman and Ralph Waldo Emerson discuss the past, the future, life, love and what it means to be human.

"Even the simplest lines have a quiet eloquence...soft explosions of the heart." — Quill & Quire

Democracy received the Canadian Authors Association’s and the Writers Guild of Alberta’s Best Play Awards in 1992. John Murrell was the playwright-in-residence with Alberta Theatre Projects from 1975 to 1976, associate director of the Stratford Festival from 1977 to 1978, and head of the Banff Centre School of Fine Arts Playwrights Colony in 1986.

Democracy was first produced at Tarragon in February 1992.

Pre-purchased Acoustic subscriptions and tickets will receive an email on the opening day of the play (Jan 31) with instructions on how to access it and any associated bonus content. Subscriptions and tickets purchased after the opening day (Jan 31) will receive the access information email within 24 hours of purchase.

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