ACT 2, Scene 3 – TOM: Birth of a Legend. Jan.2020

January 6, 2020

Here’s the final scene of my new play about TOM THOMSON,  the iconic Canadian painter whose tragically premature  death led to a still unsolved mystery and continuing fascination with his work.     SCENE THREE: THE CANOE LODGE. VERANDA. ALGONQUIN PARK. NIGHT. (The platform structure is now the hotel veranda again, decorated with lanterns and […]

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ACT 2, SCENE 2 – TOM: Birth of a Legend. December 16, 2019.

December 16, 2019

   

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Chapter Four – AMPLE MAKE THIS BED, December 15, 2019.

December 15, 2019

  CHAPTER FOUR   Back at her house-sit, that Kitty had lined up for her through her network of contacts and friends, Ama chewed over what the old lady had said. Even when she didn’t act on her advice, she always took some consolation from their talks together. Although there was a generation gap between […]

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AMPLE MAKE THIS BED- Chapter 3, December 1st, 2019.

December 1, 2019

Here’s the pre-publication version of Chapter 3 – see previous posts for Chapters 1&2. CHAPTER THREE Ama had demanded that her daughter have nothing more to do with him, when she discovered Ocean and Clay had been dealing drugs with the local high school kids, until someone reported them. Clay had left Arcadia to disappear […]

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ACT 2, SCENE 1 – TOM: Birth of a Legend, Nov.30, 2019

November 30, 2019

The story so far: In Act 1, Tom Thomson’s mistress Winnie becomes pregnant with an unwanted baby. Tom becomes involved with a young married woman who is desperate to have a child but whose war-wounded soldier husband is unable to give her. Tom obliges. Meantime, his star is just beginning to rise and recognition as […]

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