Pocket Rocket

by Lea Daniel & Gary Kirkham | September 14-October 6
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ABOUT THE PLAY

Street hockey buddies gather for a game. It's 1967 - the Centennial, the last year of the NHL’s original six and the “summer of love.” This quintessentially Canadian comedy follows the five friends over a thirty year period against the backdrop of a changing country, through evolving identities, persistent friendships, and a boundless love of the game.

REVIEWS

"A wise and gentle comedy that shows how the experience of playing a game together gradually turns into an unbreakable friendship." - Stage Door

"Pocket Rocket took me back to my own adolescence - it is filled with humour, pathos and heart-wrenching emotion that will find you laughing one moment and deep in thought the next." - Arts Connection

"Cannot say enough about this play. A great idea for a group of old friends to get together." - Pen Gwyn

"A charming night at the theatre. Go see it if you can." - Andrea Boyd, Artistic Director - Festival Antigonish

"Definitely recommended, especially if you are a hockey fan! Lots of Canadian history!" - Vince ForrestalL

CREATIVE TEAM

SET DESIGN/SCENIC PAINT - Victoria Harrop

COSTUME DESIGN - Emlyn Murray

SOUND DESIGN - June Zinck

HOCKEY CHOREOGRAPHY - Christian Murray

LIGHTING DESIGN/DIRECTOR - Marion Marchant

STAGE MANAGEMENT - Virginia Iredale

*The participation of these Artists are arranged by permission of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association under the provisions of the Dance-Opera-Theatre Policy.

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