The Walk in the Snow


“I will have nothing to do with a bomb…”

Pioneer, physicist, conscience, refugee. 

On Christmas Eve 1938, two Jewish fugitives from the Nazis go for a walk in the Swedish snow.  

The Austrian and her nephew make the shocking, historic discovery: the atom can be split. And the world is never the same again.  

Jem Rolls tells the full, determined life of a remarkable and forgotten woman. 

Five sellouts, Edmonton Fringe 2019. Nine sellouts, Winnipeg Fringe 2019.

With three decades of Fringe under his belt, Jem Rolls continues to dazzle… Essential 
★★★★★ – CBC
Company: Big Word Performance
Written by: Jem Rolls
Directed by: Christine Ranzinger


All attendees are required to purchase a Festival Membership (a one-off $10 fee), granting you access to each and every show in this year’s Fringe. You can add a Festival Membership for each member of your party during the booking process. For more info, please visit our Booking Information page.

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Length: 70 mins | Age: 14+ | Warning(s): N/A

Dates & Times

Thu 8 Sep 7pm Waterfront Theatre $15
Sat 10 Sep 8:30pm Waterfront Theatre $15
Wed 14 Sep 2:50pm Waterfront Theatre $15
Thu 15 Sep 8:45pm Waterfront Theatre $15
Fri 16 Sep 2:30pm Waterfront Theatre $15
Sat 18 Sep 9:50pm Waterfront Theatre $15