“The Company Store is an adaptation of the Sheldon Currie novel, a boy’s memory of growing up in a coal mining town and his struggle to leave it.” (From the Playwright’s Atlantic Resource Centre Catalogue)
Ian Macdonald: nineteen when we first meet him, fifteen and sixteen in flashback scenes
Catharine: Ian’s mother
Angus: Ian’s father
Catharine Anne: Ian’s younger sister
Roddie: Angus’s friend and fellow miner
Gloria: A year older than Ian
Father D: The parish priest (doubles with Roddie)
The Crowd at the Fire (recorded voices)
The Company Store is available through the CPO Website.
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