Set in 1956, it follows the Fluck family through one extraordinary day during which their son loses his job and moves back home, their daughter leaves her husband and moves back home and Sam Fluck, thinking that he and his wife Hilda are empty nesters now can start to live their own lives, buys a television set. A poignant and funny look at how family dynamics haven't really changed much over the years.
*Matinee at 2:00 pm. All other performances at 8:00 pm.
The play concerns the socialite and novelist Charles Condomine, who invites the eccentric medium and clairvoyant, Madame Arcati, to his house to conduct a seance, hoping to gather material for his next book. The scheme backfires when he is haunted by the ghost of his annoying and temperamental first wife, Elvira, after the seance.
When John bargains with the Angel of Death for a second chance at life, he quickly discovers that fixing the mistakes of your past is difficult, and that perhaps his destiny is not yet etched in stone. "...well-paced, vintage Foster...makes the familiar all the funnier by catching you by surprise...at times gets funny enough to almost become the death of all of us." Calgary Herald.
Imagine what would happen if that little voice inside your head - the one that tells you how to behave and what choices to make - suddenly took on a life of its own? For Lacy and Miles, love is what happens, and with hilarious results. The Calgary Herald writes: "...smart, fast-paced fun...Foster continues to be regarded as one of the funniest writers of intelligent comedy in Canadian theatre today."