The Last Dog Of War by Linda Griffiths

2009/2010 Season

Written and Performed by Linda Griffiths
Directed and Dramaturged by Daniel MacIvor

November 5th – 14th, 2009
The Costume Museum of Canada • 109 Pacific Avenue

“One of Canada’s orignals, known not only for the quality of her work, but for the sheer range of her career”— Maclean’s

The Last Dog of War is the true story of a trip Griffiths makes with her father to the U.K., to the last reunion of his RAF comrades, the 49th Squadron, Bomber Command.  It’s the story of a long ago war and a present war – between the Allies and the Nazis, between a father and a daughter.  Through a maze of obstacles they stumble their way through the charged world of family and war.


8pm nightly, November 5th–7th
Matinee: 2pm November 8th

8pm nightly, November 10th-14th
Dark Day (no show) on Monday, November 9th

“Daughters stage flight with “old bastard” a success!” – read the Winnipeg Free Press review

This play’s no dog…Click to hear the CBC review of The Last Dog of War

Or read the review on the CBC Theatre Blog…

Rush Cabaret Seating!

Or don’t rush at all…Our venue and community partner for The Last Dog of War is the Costume Museum of Canada. Doors will open 30 minutes before performances for audiences to check out their glorious exhibit !

Presently residing in a historical cartage and warehouse space in Winnipeg’s downtown, the Costume Museum has a new look and a long history of museum excellence. Inside you will see exhibits pulled from our collection of over 35,000 artifacts, spanning 400 years of clothing history. We also house an extensive pattern and reference library as well as a gift boutique filled with fashionable accessories. The museum strives to tell the story of Canadian history through the clothing we wear. We welcome you to join us for a trip down memory lane and a look at the contemporary world of fashion.

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