Theatre performers to entertain on Metro Transit ferry

Tourists and local residents interested in Halifax’s seafaring historywill be able to learn all about it on the Metro Transit ferry thissummer.

 

Tourists and local residents interested in Halifax’s seafaring history will be able to learn all about it on the Metro Transit ferry this summer.

 

A theatrical production called Ferry Boat Tales will be preformed daily on the Halifax-Dartmouth ferry throughout the summer, beginning Canada Day. They will run Tuesday to Saturday every week until Aug. 31.

 

The performances are a part of the regular fare for anyone on the 2:15 p.m. ferry from Halifax to Dartmouth’s Alderney Landing, or the 2:30 p.m. ferry back to Halifax.

 

The performers are expected to entertain ferryboat passengers with stories of shipwrecks in the harbour, nighttime escapes in wartime, and about the Halifax explosion, according to a news release from the Halifax Regional Municipality.

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic and HRM are presenting the Ferry Boat Tales and the tale tellers members of local theatre group DaPopo.

 
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