Theatre Erebus Inc., is happy to have a production in the 2022 Hamilton Fringe Festival!
THE NIGHT THEY RAIDED MCMASTER
A new play written and directed by Brian Morton.
Thursday July 21 @ 6:30pm
Saturday July 23 @ 7:00pm
Sunday July 24 @ 12:00pm
Wednesday July 27 @ 9:30pm
Thursday July 28 @ 6:00pm
Saturday July 30 @ 5:00pm
Sunday July 31 @ 3:30pm
Venue: The Zoetic Theatre
526 Concession Ave. Hamilton
Inspired by true events in 1969, on the campus of McMaster University, when Ivan Reitman, Daniel Goldberg and John Hofsess; student filmmakers with the McMaster Film Board, were charged with making and exhibiting an “obscene” film called “The Columbus of Sex”.
The resulting trial in 1970, led to the only convictions in Canadian legal history for film obscenity; this world premiere production examines the role of controversial art in a just society, filtered through a Hamilton, Ontario specific lens.
The film was destroyed by the court in 1971, or so the story goes…