Two epic labour plays, based on true events, by the acclaimed author of Fado: The Saddest Music in the World.
Discover how Canada got the eight-hour workday! Visit the first town to vote on Big Oil! The Ballad of Ginger Goodwin recreates the events surrounding the mysterious death of Albert “Ginger” Goodwin, who led a strike at a Canadian zinc smelter in Trail, BC, that brought the WWI British war machine to a halt. In Kitimat, residents of an industry town in the glorious BC wilderness struggle to decide between economic prosperity and environmental protection when they must vote yes or no to a proposed oil pipeline.
The Ballad of Ginger Goodwin: Cast of 2 women and 3 men
Kitimat: Flexible, between 6 and 16 actors