Vimy by Vern Thiessen
France. 1917. Aided by a nurse from Nova Scotia, four wounded Canadian soldiers recover in a field hospital in the wake of the battle for Vimy Ridge.
Year Printed: 2008
First produced in 2007 at Citadel Theatre, Edmonton, AB
Male Cast: 6
Female Cast: 2
Bluebirds by Vern Thiessen
Female Cast: 3
Thiessen brings to light the stories of three Canadian nurses who crossed oceans to take care of others in the war. Bonding over their duties and patients, the nurses keep up a positive atmosphere, even as the front line draws closer to their field hospital.