The Pillowman

Fri May 10, 2024 – Sat May 18, 2024

In a totalitarian state a Writer is questioned by the authorities about a spate of murders that bear similarities to his short stories. Is this life imitating art or something more sinister?

This black comedy widely regarded as one of the greatest plays of the past 25 years, examines the role of the artist in society and asks what price do we pay for freedom of expression.

This show is for mature audiences only, We reserve the right to turn away minors without a guardian present.

Tickets for the May 20th show will be available at a later date through the North Island Zone Festival.

Portal Players Fundraising Notebooks Now Available

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Portal Players Dramatic Society
is a Volunteer & Non-Profit Organization which owns & runs The Capitol Theatre in Port Alberni, BC. All actors, directors, producers, crew, front of house & production team members are highly skilled, talented & local volunteers, working hard to help create and promote a Vibrant Arts Community in the Alberni Valley.
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