Council to provide funding for local play

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TRURO – Colchester County Council has approved a $2,000 funding request for the Truro Theatre Society to support a play highlighting domestic abuse.

The play, called Invisible Prisons, was written by Portipique artist Joy Laking and will be presented at the Marigold Cultural Centre March 8 and 9.

"After interviewing many folks who have experienced domestic abuse, I have distilled their stories into 14 linked monologues," Laking recently told council during a presentation to request funding support.

"I found the presentation and the whole idea very insightful," said Coun. Tom Taggart. "I think it's a worthy cause."

Council made its decision Thursday night.

Organizations: Colchester County Council, Truro Theatre Society, Marigold Cultural Centre

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  • dave
    February 01, 2013 - 06:11

    i find the way council throws my money around abusive. what was the 2000 so badly needed for - the play was in place - announced etc a few weeks ago.