Beneath Springhill: The Maurice Ruddick Story
Based on the Arts Club Theatre Company (Vancouver) production.
Beneath Springhill is the incredible story of Maurice Ruddick, “the singing miner,” an African-Canadian who survived nine days underground during the historic Springhill mining disaster of 1958. The play is a celebration of hope, courage, and community.
- Starring: Jeremiah Sparks
- Created by: Beau Dixon
- Music & Lyrics by Rob Fortin & Susan Newman
- Originally directed and developed by Linda Kash
- Directed by Bobby Garcia
- Set Design by Beckie Morris
- Lighting Design by Louise Guinand
- Sound Design by Malcom Dow
- Costume Design by Alex Amini
75 minutes - NO Intermission
This production contains offensive language. Though seldomly used in the performance, this language is integral to the historical accuracy of the play.
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