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The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble

Sat. October 7th 2023 Duncan United Church Duncan BC $20-$25

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The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble

The Mercury Players Season Opener The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble
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Sat. October 7th 2023 + Add to Calendar Duncan United Church (All Ages)
2:30pm - 4:30pm  Doors at: 2:00pm $25 General Admission and $20 Seniors/Students

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Physical tickets at: Ten Old Books

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The Mercury Players present The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble October 5, 6, 12 and 13 at 7:30 pm and October 7, 8 and 14 at 2:30 pm at the Duncan United Church Heritage Hall at 246 Ingram Street. Ticket are $25 General Admission and $20 Seniors/Students and are available at Ten Old Books or online at eventbrite.ca or www.mercuryplayers.org

This powerful, heart-tugging, darkly funny play is about middle child Iris Trimble trying to hold it all together after her mother, Bernice, a lively, recently widowed sixty-five year old breaks the news that she has early onset Alzheimer's. In an effort to cope with the stress, Iris makes her mother’s famous Everything-That-Is-Bad-For-You casserole, a childhood favourite. Her siblings, on the other hand, are on opposite sides of the spectrum: Sarah, the eldest, irately calls for a second opinion, while Peter, the youngest, seems completely unfazed. As for Bernice, she’s still as vivacious as ever, always up for a good laugh, and, most of all, ready to finally put herself first.

Warning: Mature Themes and Strong Language


Duncan United Church
246 Ingram Street
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