Festival Players – World Premiere: The Shape of Home. Songs in Search of Al Purdy. July 14th – 31st, 2022.

World Premiere – Festival Players Commission

The Shape of Home is a theatrical concert that investigates the life and work of Canada’s unofficial poet laureate, Al Purdy

This expansive work is not merely a tribute to a great Canadian artist, it is a musical call to action; an adamant prompt to live fully, to love deeply, to challenge actively and to seek beauty everywhere.

Canada’s most innovative theatre creators and songwriters have collaborated to create this bold adaptation of Purdy’s poetry into a spell-binding musical chronicle of his life and work.

Performed in the historic and iconic Red Barn at The Eddie.


July 14 – 31

Monday – Thursday Evenings | 7:00pm
Friday July 29 | 7:00pm
Sunday & Thursday Matinées | 2:00pm

All performances at the Festival Players Red Barn Theatre at The Eddie Hotel & Farm.

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The Shape of Home is sponsored by:

  • The Royal Hotel.
  • 99.3 CountyFM