Jake’s Gift Comes to Gananoque!

| July 3, 2014

Exciting news! Jake’s Gift premiers tonight at the Thousand Islands Playhouse in Gananoque for a month of performances. Jake's Gift July 2014

Jake’s Gift tells the touching story of a Second World War veteran who returns to Juno Beach after 60 years. A multi-award winning tour-de-force, Jake’s Gift uses the legacy of remembrance to make personal the story behind one soldier’s memories. For more information on the play, click here.

Join the Juno Beach Centre on July 12th for a special “meet and greet” reception with the playwright and performer, Julia Mackey, following the 2:30 PM matinee performance. To reserve your tickets, contact the box office at 866-382-7020.

Julia was recently back on Juno for the 70th anniversary of D-Day. Check out photos from her trip below.

Poster illustration and design by Kinnon Elliott. Photos by Dirk Van Stralen.

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