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Glory tells the true story of pioneering women hockey players during the Great Depression

Playwright and choreographer Tracey Power takes us through the show and talks about how audiences have been reacting in the wake of the Humboldt tragedy.
Kate Dion-Richard, Gili Roskies, Katie Ryerson, Morgan Yamada, and Kevin Corey in GLORY. Photo: Barbara Zimonick. (Set & Lights: Narda McCarroll. Costumes: Cindy Wiebe) (Barbara Zimonick)

If you grew up in a family who spent weekends at the rink, in the stands, or huddled around the TV rooting for the home team, then you'll know how powerful and emotional hockey can be in this country. That kind of power and emotion has been on the minds of a lot of people across the country this week. In Calgary, there's a new story about Canada's sport, a play called Glory, which tells the true story of women who had to fight for their right to play the game.

Tracey Power is the playwright and choreographer who created Glory. She joins Tom Power live from a studio in Vancouver to take you through the show, and the dance moves, and to talk about how audiences have been reacting in the wake of the Humboldt tragedy.

Presented by Alberta Theatre Projects, Glory runs in Calgary until Saturday, April 21. 

Produced by Shannon Higgins


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