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Monday, August 12, 2024 at 7:00 PM ADT

× Celebrate the beginning of Chester Race Week with the incredible sailing documentary Maiden .

The story follows Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook on charter boats, as she leads the first all-female crew in the 1989 Whitbread Round the World Race, a grueling yachting competition that covers 33,000 miles and lasts nine months.

Maiden currently sits with a 98% Fresh rating on Rottentomatoes.com with critics saying:

Maiden works on all these levels: as a sports movie, as a telling look at gender assumptions and as the story of women who refused to take "no" for an answer.” . - Denerstein Unleashed

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Join us for this fantastic story of perseverance and determination that is bound to leave you feeling inspired and ready to take on the world.

Tickets:
Adult $12 plus taxes & fees = $16.10
Youth (Under 20) $8 plus taxes & fees = $11.50

Rated: PG (Language, Some Suggestive Content, Thematic Elements)
Genre: Documentary
Run time: 1hr 33min

Admission includes a bag of free popcorn courtesy of Chester Foodland.

Venue

Chester Playhouse
22 Pleasant Street
Chester NS B0J 1J0


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This is a general admission performance - the seats are on a first come, first serve basis when you arrive at the theatre.

Doors open approximately 45 minutes prior to start of performance.