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What’s On (Calgary): LATE, A COWBOY SONG – Third Street Theatre

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What’s On (Calgary): LATE, A COWBOY SONG – Third Street Theatre

Late-a-cowboy-song-Poster-2THIRD STREET THEATRE presents the Calgary premiere of

Late, A Cowboy Song
by Sarah Ruhl

March 11 – 22nd, 2014

7:30 pm at Epcor Centre’s MOTEL
2:00 pm Matinees: March 15, 16, 22

2 for 1 Preview on March 11 at 7:30pm

A life-affirming story about the search to find courage and authenticity in an increasingly cynical and pre-fabricated world by Tony Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize playwright Sarah Ruhl. Mary, always late and always uneasy, is caught in a life full of societal expectations and spinning clocks. Mary must over-come her own expectations and fears, or risk losing her child, her well-being, and even herself. A show for all the cowboys of heart and mind who ride outside the city limits of convention.

Carly McKee as Mary
Geneviève Paré as Red
Kyall Rakoz as Crick

Directed by Alyssa Bradac
Assitant Direction by Jonathan Brower
Stage Managed by Megan Letourneau
Set, Lights, Costume Design by Leon Schwesinger
Sound Design & Original Music Composition by Michael Wanless

Run time 75 minutes with no intermission.

“Touching upon topics ranging from unemployment to physical and emotional gender identity, domestic violence, secrecy, true love, household chores, the freedom and power of horses, celebrations of holidays and the connection to real feelings that funny coincidences evoke…it is noteworthy that [orientation labels] are never spoken…But, in the absence of such labels, Ruhl’s [characters] become both specific and universal.”
~Paul Thompson,

2 PLAY PASSES for $40 for LATE, A COWBOY SONG & THE PASSION OF SERGIUS AND BACCHUS. Available at EPCOR CENTRE’s Box Office in person or by calling 403.294-9494. Gets you a ticket to any performance date to both shows. (The Passion of Sergius and Bacchus plays at Motel Theatre, April 23-May 3, 2014).

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