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With the wave of “back to the landers” coming to Denman Island in the 1970’s, radical theatre arrived as well. A core of people who had been involved in theatre at Simon Fraser University settled on the island around 1973 and formed Manfrog Theatre. Others joined in and Manfrog evolved into Redheart Theatre. A few reviews in local papers from the archives follows below.

Manfrog Theatre perform at the Denman Oyster Festival 1979
Denman Theatre Collective (Redheart) production of Final Stage in 1984
Redheart Theatre production of Power Play in 1984
Two reviews of Redheart Theatre’s production of Islands in 1986
Program from a production of Scrooge celebrating the renovations to the Community Hall in 1989
David Graham in an Arts Club production in 1982