April 26, 2015 By Ken Chisholm
My favourite moment in Mary Chase’s Harvey, both the movie version and the current Mira Players production of her play, happens late in the play when Elwood P. Dowd explains his friendship with the giant invisible rabbit of the title. It’s worth quoting at length: “Harvey and I sit in the bars... have a drink or two... play the juke box. And soon the faces of all the other people they turn … [Read More...]
SUNDAY, APRIL 26
Tompkinsville, a stage play by Lindsay Kyte, is the true story of a Cape Breton mining town transformed from despondency to independence thanks to a rebel priest’s belief we can all become “masters of our own destiny”–with a book in one hand and our neighbour’s hand in the other.