By Mark Brownell
Lunchbox Theatre 1990, Fringe Tour 1989
Coach Kingston Tells it Like it Is, Eleanor, and Life Without Gretzky.
Three short plays about hockey, communism, religion and despair.
Original Cast: Mark Brownell, David Christoffel, Brian Stollery, Sue Miner.
“Together, the three plays are entertaining 75 minutes of theatre, smartly written by Mark Brownell, minimally staged by director Alan Williams and uniformly well-acted.”
“The playwright’s particular talent is humorously weaving several other important obsessions into the hockey fabric: sexuality, violence, art and especially organized religion are all lampooned, sometimes simultaneously.”
“High Sticking is a thoroughly entertaining look at life through the eyes of hockey-loving Canucks.”