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Green Light Arts, the local theatre arts company, is remounting Jessica Dickey’s critically acclaimed play, The Amish Project. The play, about the 2006 Amish schoolhouse shooting in Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania, starts its three city tour at The Registry Theatre in Kitchener, on Apr. 13. According to director Matt White, The Amish Project “initiates dialogue about what it means to live a compassionate life, a life without the need for retribution. It makes us wonder and contemplate what life would be like if we changed our behaviour and replaced revenge with empathy, let go of anger rather than let it fester.” The play travels to Hamilton before returning to St. Jacobs for five shows. Reviewing the 2014 performance, also starring Amy Keating in the one woman, multiple character play, Waterloo Region Record reporter Valerie Hill wrote that “The Amish Project is agonizingly good… Amy Keating is simply mesmerizing.”