news | Friday April 11, 2014

Look Out for Billy Bishop! The Singing Fighter Pilot Tours Canada in 2014

One of Canada’s favourite perennial plays, Billy Bishop Goes to War, written by John MacLachlan Gray with Eric Peterson, will run in a number of theatres in Canada this year!

A memory play about war, Billy Bishop has been going into battle onstage for more than thirty years, and raises questions about the ironies and the price of survival. The play’s format is deceptively simple with a solo narrator who assumes multiple roles while his piano-playing sidekick offers sardonic musical comments.

CBC Theatre shared a brief interview with the show’s creators about its conception:

Tour dates are as follows:

Visit each theatre’s website for tickets and more information.

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