Viola: The Musical


Sisters, Rayna and Amiah embark on a journey to discover who Viola Desmond was through the eyes of her heart and soul. They uncover Viola’s path from a successful businesswoman to the mother of the Canadian civil rights movement. By refusing to give up her seat in the Roseland Theatre in New Glasgow, NS, Desmond took her place in history as an international symbol of inspiration that has fueled generations to fight for their rights. Cost: $10.00 CDN Written and Directed by Tara Taylor Assistant Director: Ashriel Nelson Music composed by Charity Stairs, Ross Unger, Kyle Crawley of Kapital K Productions and Natasha Thomas Music Director: Macio Dorrington Choreographed by: Liliona Quarmyne STARRING: Minis Stairs as Viola Desmond Natasha Thomas as Wanda Robson Zamani Millar as Rayna Amariah Bernard as Amiah Steven Benton as James Davis (Viola's dad) Samuel Provo as Jack Desmond (Viola's husband) Dr. Linda Carvery as Darla (Viola's friend) Debra Deleon as Gwen (Viola's mom)

Thu November 22, 2018 07:00 pm To: Thu - November 22, 2018
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Spatz Theatre

1855 Trollope St
Halifax, Nova Scotia

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