The Hockey Sweater: A Musical

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A SEGAL CENTRE PRODUCTION 


Book and lyrics by Emil Sher
Music and lyrics by Jonathan Monro

Based on the short story The Hockey Sweater  by Roch Carrier

Translated into English by Sheila Fischman
Published by House of Anansi Press

Directed and Choreographed by Donna Feore


SYNOPSIS

The Segal is continuing on its mission to bring great Canadian stories to the stage with the development of another brand new musical. The Segal has commissioned and will produce the world premiere of the musical adaptation of Roch Carrier’s beloved story: The Hockey Sweater . The production will pay homage to this treasured Quebec story by reinventing the classic tale about one of Montreal’s greatest passions into a modern musical for the whole family.

In 1946, Roch Carrier lived for one thing only: hockey. When his favourite hockey sweater–the glorious “tricolore”–becomes tattered and too small, his mother insists he get a new one. But when a mail-order mix-up leaves him dressed in enemy colours, Roch must learn the importance of what's in your heart, even when it's not on your sleeve.


CREATIVE TEAM

Musical Director

Jonathan Monro

Orchestrator

Oran Eldor

Dramaturg

Donna Feore

Set & Costume Designer

Michael Gianfrancesco

Co-Costume Designer

Louise Bourret

Lighting Designer

Luc Prairie

Projection Design

Normal Studio

Head of Sound

Peter Balov

Assistant Director

Ann Baggley

Associate Musical Director

Evan Watts Smith

Assistant Choreographer

Tina Desrochers

Assistant to the Lighting Designer

Jon Cleveland

Casting

Rachelle Glait & Dayton / Walters Casting, CSA CDC

Stage Manager

Melanie St-Jacques

Assistant to the Stage Manager

Victoria Wang

Apprentice Stage Manager

Brandon Hepworth

Apprentice Stage Manager

Michelle Soicher


BAND

Band Leader / Keyboard 1

Jonathan Monro

Keyboard 2

Evan Watts Smith

Violin

Vanessa Marcoux

Clarinet / Sax

Beth McKenna

Trumpet / Flugelhorn

Frédéric Bourgeault

Guitar

Jason Field

Percussion

Parker Bert


BEYOND THE STAGE

SUNDAY @ THE SEGAL
October 22 at 11:00 A.M.

MONDAY NIGHT TALKBACKS
October 30, November 6


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