A Western Canada Theatre Production
A Hockey Play That SwingsWritten by Tracey Power
Directed by James MacDonald
Choreographed by Tracey Power
Music Direction by Steve Charles
Set & Lighting Design by Narda McCarroll
Costume Design by Cindy Wiebe
July 10 to July 19
Drayton Festival Theatre
The inspirational and incredible true story of Ontario’s Preston Rivulettes women’s hockey team comes to life on stage in this new Canadian play that proves a woman's place is on home ice.
In 1933, four friends set out to show the nation that Canada’s favourite pastime isn’t just a sport for men. As they fight through The Great Depression, prejudice, and personal strife, can these determined women overcome the odds and forge their own path to glory?
Featuring electrifying swing dance choreography inspired by the jazz age,GLORY captures all the thrills, exhilaration, and tension of a great hockey game while celebrating female empowerment. Don’t miss the unique theatrical experience that will fill your heart with pride as a scrappy team of upstarts pioneer a new path in the world of sport. Go Rivulettes!
Drayton Festival Theatre
33 Wellington St. S.
Drayton, ON N0G 1P0
ALSO PLAYING AT
Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge | May 15 to June 8 Click here
Huron Country Playhouse II | June 12 to June 22 Click here
King's Wharf Theatre | June 26 to July 6 Click here
Recommended for ages 12 and up. There is no official rating system for live theatre. We encourage you to use your judgment based on your child's age and maturity level. Click here to read our complete Ticket Policy.
2 hours and 20 minutes including one intermission.
Photo credit: Cast of GLORY. Director: James MacDonald, Choreographer: Tracey Power, Set & Lighting Designer: Narda McCarroll, Costume Designer: Cindy Wiebe, Photographer: Ryan Alexander McDonald.
Meet The Artists
The Company(in alphabetical order)
Photos & News
- "★★★★★ 5 Stars! Glory... amazing show.... a must see. " - Jane K., Email.
- "★★★★★ 5 Stars! What we loved most of all was the choreography of the hockey games. Being able to bring the excitement of an actual hockey game on a rink inside an arena where there was no ice and the actors wearing only shoes was an amazing feat - and the part we enjoyed most." - Spinteacher, Tripadvisor.
- "★★★★★ 5 Stars! Great Show! You don’t have to be a hockey fan to love it." - Laurie G., Email.
- "★★★★★ 5 Stars! It was an excellent production, the actors were perfect. It had a great mix of humour, drama, and some very emotional scenes." - Kathie O., Email.
- "★★★★★ 5 Stars! The five actors rise to the ebb and flow of struggles and triumphs during a time of economical and political upheaval in Canada and around the world. A well deserved standing ovation for the author, the actors, the choreography, the set and every facet of this wonderful show." - Martin S., Email.
- The Woolwich Observer: "Revisitin the Glory Days of the Rivulettes" Read the full review here.
- Wellington Advertiser: "Glory celebrates the rise of women’s hockey in Canada" Read the full review here.
- Waterloo Region Record: "Rivulettes story of hockey ‘Glory’ really swings" Read the full review here.
- It's Back To The Future With the Cambridge Rivulettes Read More.
- Preston Rivulettes a beacon amid struggles in women’s hockey Read More.
- A piece of history pulls into Cambridge with production of Glory Read More.
- Tracey Power shares her process behind uncovering the true story of a group of scrappy women from Preston, Ontario who defy the stereotypes of their time and become national hockey legends in the 1930s. Listen.
- The Rise of Cambridge’s Preston Rivulettes Women’s Hockey Team Comes to Life on Stage at the Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge Read More.