Sawney’s LegacyNoble Players Theatrics
An Edwardian doctor explores the legacy his father, poet James Anderson, of Sawney’s Letters renown, left in a far away mining camp in a far away place called Cariboo….
About the artist/company
Brendan Bailey is a 2005 diploma graduate of CCPA, was five-years trained through the Railtown Actors Studio in Vancouver, and he can be seen on stage and in film as well as seasonally in Barkerville. Emily Lindstrom holds a BFA in Production and Management from UVic. She is currently the Health and Safety Coordinator for Barkerville Gold Mines – Osisko Development and an emergency responder. Together, they form Noble Players Theatrics, a Canadian production company focused on telling stories connected to our historic gold rushes.
“Brendan Bailey explores moral and practical choices in an historical context with contemporary resonance.” -Sunset Theatre
“I cried and laughed and was mesmerized with it all. Life became art, became performance, became live.” -Facebook Comment (after an early staged reading)
Brendan Bailey, actor/writer/researcher
Emily Lindstrom, production manager/lighting designer
Dirk Van Stralen, director (with thanks to historian, Richard Wright)
Adult themes: coming of age, loss, and infant mortality and a murder-suicide are referenced. One scene set in the late 1870s incorporates racially prejudiced historic language; an allusion to a derogatory term as well as specifically the use of ‘savage’ and ‘chinaman.’ This historic use of language is addressed and resolved during performance in the spirit of empathy, education, and reconciliation, and it was incorporated into the script with Indigenous and Chinese consultation.
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The Baumann Centre (Fringe Venue 4)
Phone: (250) 383-2663