2006/07 Season Archive

October 12, 2006 - April 15, 2007
Preview - October 11, 2006

October 11 – 29, 2006

by Vern Thiessen

Andy is in trouble. Downsized from his job, his marriage in crisis, he looks to a mysterious young woman for salvation. But when his wife becomes seriously ill, Andy must make a choice: care for an estranged wife, or run away with a woman he knows little about. A haunting tale of sex, secrets and second chances.

November 15 – December 3, 2006
Mom’s The Word 2: Unhinged
by the Mom’s the Word 2 Collective: Jill Daum, Alison Kelly,
Robin Nichol, Barbara Pollard & Deborah Williams

The Moms are back! Older and wider, this time they bring their hilarious tales of torment and teenagers! The Moms tackle trickier tests and raging hormones with intense humour, bringing everyone back into the fray of the world’s oldest unpaid profession. And don’t worry if you haven’t seen the first Mom’s the Word – or if you aren’t a mom. You’ll still find that you only relate to EVERYTHING!

January 24 – February 11, 2007
MacGregor’s Hard Ice Cream and Gas
by Daniel Macdonald

In the middle of the Saskatchewan plains is a town and a family literally frozen in limbo. The patriarch has passed on, but the ground is too frozen for burial. The entire family is held in place until the ground thaws, unable to move forward to the next, long-awaited phase of their lives. Full of quirky and indelible characters, MacGregor’s Hard Ice Cream and Gas is a play of whimsy, humour and remarkable humanity about a family figuring out how to melt the ice and move on.

February 21 – March 11, 2007
by Joanna Murray-Smith

Is long-term love and passion mutually exclusive? Honor is happily married to George, a distinguished TV journalist, for whom she abandoned a promising literary career. But when an ambitious young journalist arrives to interview him, the meeting precipitates a crisis that has both unexpected consequences and surprising resolutions for them and their grown daughter Sophie. This is a touching and immaculately drawn tale of a mature marriage that is both funny and poignant.

March 28 – April 15, 2007
Here on the Flight Path
by Norm Foster

John is recovering from his divorce on his apartment balcony, as jets thunder by overhead on the flight path to the nearby airport. Over a period of years, he befriends a series of attractive neighbours in the next apartment. With deceptively gentle humour, this touching romantic comedy features sharp wit and keen observation as it traces a regular guy’s journey from bitter divorcee to a readiness for the next stage in his life, and the women who helped him get there.