Spinning You Home: Okay. Why?

publicity photo for Spinning You Home

Grampa (Simon Webb) gets ghostly with Sarah (Sarah Roa). (Photo by John Greenway)

There’s skill on display here, but I don’t know what it’s in service of.

In Spinning You Home, playwright Sally Stubbs freely embellishes the true story of John “Cariboo” Cameron, a nineteenth-century prospector who struck it rich in the Cariboo Gold Rush, but is more renowned for fulfilling the deathbed promise he made to his wife Sophia. He pledged to return her body to Cornwall, Ontario, which he did, her corpse pickled in a metal-lined coffin filled with alcohol. [Read more…]

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