Butcher by Nicolas Billon

By Nicolas Billon

An outdated guy in an army uniform is dumped on the police station—he will not communicate English yet has a lawyer's card in his pocket. A doubtless harmless stumble upon will get stranger and stranger as we steadily discover nobody is who they appear and the Balkan wars' traumas proceed to play out. The "It child" of Canadian theater, award-winning playwright Nicolas Billon, returns with a devastating parable.

Nicolas Billon's performs and translations were produced on the Stratford competition, Soulpepper Theatre, and Canadian level. Fault Lines gained the Governor General's Award, and his first play, The Elephant Song, is being built right into a movie starring Catherine Keener.

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