The Segal Centre for Performing Arts presents
The Hockey Sweater: A Musical
October 19th to November 18th, 2017 (Extended!)
Book and lyrics by Emil Sher
Music and lyrics by Jonathan Monro
Based on the short story
The Hockey Sweater
by Roch Carrier
Translated into English by Sheila Fischman
Published by House of Anansi Press
Directed and Choreographed by Donna Feore
In 1946, Roch Carrier lived for one thing only: hockey. When his favourite hockey sweater–the glorious “tricolore”–becomes tattered and too small, his mother insists he get a new one. But when a mail‑order mix-up leaves him dressed in enemy colours, Roch must learn the importance of what’s in your heart, even when it’s not on your sleeve.
The Segal is continuing on its mission to bring great Canadian stories to the stage with the development of another brand new musical. The Segal has commissioned and will produce the world premiere of the musical adaptation of Roch Carrier’s beloved story: The Hockey Sweater. The production will pay homage to this treasured Quebec story by reinventing the classic tale about one of Montreal’s greatest passion into a modern musical for the whole family.