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2018 - 2019

New Magic Valley Fun Town

New Magic Valley Fun Town
by Daniel MacIvor
directed by Richard Rose
February 20, 2019 – March 31, 2019
A new play from The Siminovitch Prize winner and Governor General’s Literary Award winner for Drama
Cape Bretoner Dougie hasn’t seen his best childhood pal Allen in twenty-five years, so it’s no surprise that their reunion is a boisterous night of memories, laughter, drinking and dancing. But as evening becomes day, as the smiles begin to fade and the bottles sit empty, the old friends revisit other memories, uncomfortable ones that force them to confront the realities of who — and what — they really are.
Audience Advisory: while full of comedic moments, this play also touches on sensitive issues such as the aftermath of past trauma.
Running Time: approximately 90 minutes, no intermission
Sponsored by James Buchanan
Prairie Theatre Exchange, Winnipeg
Tarragon Theatre, Toronto
Neptune Theatre, Halifax
Touring Support provided by Jefferson and Sally Mappin
Photo of Daniel MacIvor by Jim Ryce
Cast and Crew
Writer – Daniel MacIvor
Director – Richard Rose
Assistant Director – Audrey Dwyer
Set Designer – Brian Perchaluk
Costume Designer – Brenda McLean
Lighting Designer – Kimberly Purtell
Sound Designer – Don Benedictson
Choreographer – Brenda Gorlick
Stage Manager – Marinda de Beer
Assistant Stage Manager – Robin Munro
Actors – Caroline Gillis , Stephanie MacDonald , Daniel MacIvor , Andrew Moodie