Part of The Deal

Part of The Deal

Written by David Woods The play is set in 1963, in Africville – a Black village in the Halifax’s northend on the rim of the Bedford Basin. Africville residents are informed by the City of Halifax that their land is to be expropriated and that they have a year to...
The Monkeyhouse

The Monkeyhouse

Written by David Woods Nova Scotia has been transformed into a racist, totalitarian society modeled on apartheid South Africa by a new right wing government called The Second Clan Under this new government Black Nova Scotians are now wards of the state with the...
EXTRAORDINARY ACTS

EXTRAORDINARY ACTS

Written by David Woods   A play exploring Halifax’s Black community experiences during the historic 1917 Halifax Explosion (hereafter referred to as HX).  The play’s action follows the life stories of four personalities of the time: Dr. Clement Ligoure...
BLACK EXPLOSION (2018)

BLACK EXPLOSION (2018)

Stories collected by David Woods Directed by David Woods A multi-media presentation (drama, video, music, storytelling) of Black community’s experiences during the 1917 Halifax Explosion. Featuring the testimonials of Dr. Clemente Ligoure (Nova Scotia’s first Black...
THE RETURN (2017)

THE RETURN (2017)

Written and directed by David Woods Vicki Flemming, a beautiful, ‘married to wealth’ socialite suddenly returns to her family home in the rural Black community of Coleville, NS after a decade of living in Vancouver. Initially, her visit appears to be an attempt to...