JAKE’S GIFT

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 21/10/2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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Frank Venables Theatre

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JAKE’S  GIFT
presented by Frank Venables Theatre

Jake’s Gift is a surprisingly funny, multi-award winning Canadian play about a World War II veteran’s reluctant return to Normandy, France, for the 60th Anniversary of the D-Day landings. While revisiting the shores of Juno beach, Jake encounters Isabelle, a precocious 10-year-old from the local village. Isabelle’s inquisitive nature and charm challenge the old soldier to confront some long-ignored ghosts – most notably the war-time death of his eldest brother, Chester, a once promising young musician. At its heart, Jake’s Gift is about the legacy of remembrance and makes personal the story behind one soldier’s grave.