July 14 - July 31

The Shape of Home

Songs in Search of Al Purdy


  • All Day
  • Festival Players Outdoor Pavillion
The Shape of Home

A musical investigation into the life and work of irreverent County poet, Al Purdy. Purdy’s quest to find beauty in unexpected places produced a body of work full of adventure, audacity and humanity. Performed by award-winning theatre artists Frank Cox-O’Connell, Beau Dixon, Hailey Gillis, Raha Javanfar, Andrew Penner and Emily Schultz.

A radical re-imagining of Purdy’s poetry and letters to tell the story of one of Canada’s most legendary artists.

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