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Louis David Riel has been made a folk hero by the Francophone, the Catholic nationalists, the Native rights movement, and the New Left student movement. Riel has received more scholarly attention than practically any other figure in Canadian history.

Historical! - John Coulter’s play is based on official trial transcripts

Dramatic! - Live performers Re-enact the 1885 Trial of Louis Riel

Controversial! - Land Rights, Language, Race, Religion, and Justice are Central Topics in the Play’s Dialogue

Re-creation of Canada's Most Famous Trial
Produced by: RielCo Productions Inc.

 


The 54th Production of Trial of Louis Riel

Nick Boudreau stars in the 54th  stage production of The Trial of Louis Riel. Written  by John Coulter and produced by Peter Champagne, this gripping story is based on the transcripts of the famous trial of Louis Riel in 1885 at Regina. This year celebrates the 54th year of the play’s production making it the longest-running historical dramatic production in North America.   The cast and crew of The Trial of Louis Riel invite all people to support this important historical and heritage production by attending the performance with friends and family!

Experience the momentous trial that changed Western Canada Forever!

 

View 2020 Performance Program of The Trial of Louis Riel

 

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Louis Riel addresses the Jury


The Trial of Louis Riel was written as a Centennial project in 1967 by John Coulter. It is based on the transcripts of the famous trial of Louis Riel in 1885 at Regina. This year celebrates the 54th year of the play’s production, which makes it the longest-running historical dramatic production in North America.   The cast and crew of The Trial of Louis Riel invite all people to support this important historical and heritage production by attending the performance with friends and family!


*Due to COVID 19 school shows are postponed until further notice.

School Shows Reservation Voucher Commitment for Monday – Friday

 

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Cast

Cast & Crew for the 54th Year of Production

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CAST & CREW

NOTICE

Please turn off all cell phones. Also, no picture taking of any kind is allowed during the performance. After the performance, everyone is invited to ask questions and take pictures of the actors.

FOR DONATIONS:
RielCo Productions Inc. is a Registered Charitable Non-Profit Organization
CRA Registration # 87375 1630 RR 0001

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