Shoestring Players of Winnipeg are presenting “Closure” at the Forrest Nickerson Theatre in the Deaf Centre, 285 Pembina Highway, from June 12 to 16, and in the A-Spire Theatre in Gimli from July 5 to 7.
The play is based on the true stories of 25,000 British war children who were born of unions between Canadian servicemen and unwed single women in Britain during World War 2. One of the young women was Wendy Barlow, who defied social prejudices and kept her son Donald. The boy grew into an adult never knowing his father was a Canadian serviceman. Continue reading