Dark Heart by Genevieve Adam


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Dark Heart by Genevieve Adam

New France, 1661. A young French bride disappears into the forest. Has she run off to be with her lover, or is there something more sinister in the woods? While rumours of a supernatural creature spread through the settlement, everyone seems to be hunting for the missing woman, including an Indigenous fur trapper, the local doctor, a newly-arrived French soldier & her jealous husband. But perhaps one of them is the beast that they fear.

Acts: 1

Running time: 73 minutes

Genre: Historical thriller

Keywords:  New France, women, First nations, fur trade, identity

Total cast: 7
Male roles: 4
Female roles: 3
Casting note:  Two of the characters must be played by First Nations actors.

Suitable for high school performances.
First produced by Thought for Food Productions at the Assembly Theatre, January 24 to February 11, 2018.