THE RETURN (2003)

Voices: Past Performances

Written and directed by David Woods

Jimmy ‘Butterboy’ Willis meets the ghost of Rev Richard Preston (a runaway slave who came to Nova Scotia in search of his mother and later the organizer of the African United Baptist churches across the province) who takes him on a journey through the history and culture of Preston, Nova Scotia’s largest Black community. Guest performers The Georgia Sea Island Singers from St. Helena Island, South Carolina.

 

Performance History

2023 Preston Cultural Festival, Rebecca Cohn Auditorium, Halifax Oct. 2023