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Elissa Barnard – Chronicle Herald – Tuesday, 18 March 2014 (originally published 06 Mar)

Micha Cromwell, Rita Deverell, Arlene Duncan and Kirsten Olivia  on stage

Micha Cromwell, Rita Deverell, Arlene Duncan and Kirsten Olivia star in Juanita Peters’ play The Mother Club, at Alderney Landing Theatre through Sunday. Image: ADRIEN VECZAN / Staff

The Mother Club is a powerful and gripping story about women taking charge of their lives.

Halifax-based playwright Juanita Peters celebrates the strength of African-Nova Scotia women in a historical drama rich in humor and laced with pain.

As the play’s director she creates a high-energy production full of conviction with a talented, focused cast of Rita Deverell as Nana, Arlene Duncan as Marge, Micha Cromwell as Minnie and Kirsten Olivia as Elizabeth . . .

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