Armstrong’s War at Finborough Theatre

Armstrong’s War

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About the Show Less...

A fully staged workshop production of Colleen Murphy's new play, prior to its official World Premiere. Read More >

A fully staged workshop production (prior to its official World Premiere in October 2013 at the renowned Arts Club Theatre, Vancouver, B.C., Canada)

Written by multi-award-winning former Canadian Playwright in Residence at the Finborough Theatre, Colleen Murphy, Armstrong’s War is the tale of a twenty one year-old Canadian soldier who has been wounded in Afghanistan. As the young soldier recovers in hospital, feisty Halley Armstrong – a twelve year-old girl guide eager to earn every possible badge – announces that she has volunteered to read for him.

Despite initial misgivings, a relationship develops between this most unlikely of couples who find that they have something in common beyond storytelling…



Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 11/08/2013

Closing Night: 27/08/2013

Running time: 1h30

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Cast & Creative


Director - Jennifer Bakst

Producer - Flying Bear Productions and ABG Productions in association with Neil McPherson for the Finborough Theatre.

Author - Colleen Murphy