Credits for Cover Visuals; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Overture: " ... Of Canada, Limited"; ACT ONE; ACT TWO; Finale: "Anything Worth Doing Is Worth Doing Badly"; Postscript; Appendix A: Canadian Musicals on Record; Appendix B: Principal Interviews; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author.
Did you know that the idea behind the Radio City Music Hall Rockettes was first tried out in Toronto? That Canada produced the world's longest-running annual revue? Few people realize the Canadian influences that are at the heart of American and British culture. Author Mel Atkey's research for Broadway North included interviews with Norman and Elaine Campbell and Don Harron, creators of Anne of Green Gables-The Musical; Mavor Moore, founder of the Charlottetown Festival and of Spring Thaw; John Gray, author of Billy Bishop Goes to War; Ray Jessel and Marian Grudeff, Spring Thaw writers who had.
Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction;
Chapter 1 The Puckered Moccasin People;
Chapter 2 Poor, Plain Artless Society;
Chapter 3 The Gentle Craft;
Chapter 4 Called of by God;
Chapter 5 From the Woods of Canada;
Chapter 6 The Men Who Wear Hats;
Chapter 7 Doing Good on a Grand Scale;
Chapter 8 Conduct Partial;
Chapter 9 A Leap in the Dark;
Chapter 10 The Land Before Your Sight;
Chapter 11 Salvation Corners;
Chapter 12 Bay of Muskrats;
Chapter 13 Father Atkey;
Chapter 14 Paternal Care;
Chapter 15 The Purchased Possession;
Chapter 16 Ointment Poured Forth.
When We Both Got to Heaven places James Atkey (1805-1868) on the shores of Georgian Bay at the time of treaty negotiations between the First Nations people of the Saugeen, Nawash and Colpoy's Bay areas, and the Colonial government. A Methodist lay preacher, Atkey leaves the Isle of Wight and arrives at Colpoy's Bay with his family in 1855. There he takes up the position of teacher for the Anishnaube children of the area. The great-great-great-grandson of James Atkey, author Mel Atkey engaged in extensive research of both primary and secondary sources. His efforts provide considerable insight in.