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Deserter

May 23, 2018 to May 27, 2018. Deserter is a new play by award-winning playwright Daniel Thau-Eleff, inspired by the soldiers who deserted the Iraq war and came to Canada.Deserter follows Curtis Colby, a fictional war-deserter who is detained for using a fake passport.Colby finds himself in a tug-of-war between a holding cell in the present-day, his time in Iraq, and a small town in Manitoba, where he and his wife Jessica are desperately trying to lead a normal life.Advisory: strong language and mature subject matter.. Event Details. Location: 211 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg