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Huron Country Playhouse

Doris and Ivy in the Home

An Ageless Comedy

July 11 to July 28, 2024

By Norm Foster

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Life – or at least a second chance at it – begins at age 70+, as Norm Foster tackles with his typical wit and wisdom in this comedy about love and friendship among those in their twilight years.  

Retired prison guard Doris Mooney has just moved in to Paradise Village, a retirement home in Canmore, Alberta. She quickly befriends Ivy Hoffbauer, a former champion skier who’s taken aback by Doris’ cheerful brashness. Rounding out the trio is dapper Arthur Beech, who has designs on Ivy.  What follows is a riotous tale that will shatter your preconceived notions of what “senior living” ought to be. 

A mirthful and thoughtful companion piece to the widely acclaimed Jonas and Barry in the Home, this refreshing comedy is a testament to living each day to the fullest – regardless of your age or stage in life.

Recommended for ages 13 and up.

Show Calendar

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  • Student Show (Not Sold Online)
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Thursday 11

Huron Country Playhouse

Doris and Ivy in the Home

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Friday 12

Huron Country Playhouse

Doris and Ivy in the Home

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Saturday 13

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Doris and Ivy in the Home

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Sunday 14

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Doris and Ivy in the Home

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Monday 15
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Wednesday 17

Huron Country Playhouse

Doris and Ivy in the Home

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Thursday 18

Huron Country Playhouse

Doris and Ivy in the Home

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Friday 19

Huron Country Playhouse

Doris and Ivy in the Home

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Limited Availability 2:00pm BUY TICKETS
Saturday 20

Huron Country Playhouse

Doris and Ivy in the Home

Great Availability 2:00pm BUY TICKETS
Great Availability 2:00pm BUY TICKETS
Great Availability 7:30pm BUY TICKETS
Great Availability 7:30pm BUY TICKETS
Sunday 21

Huron Country Playhouse

Doris and Ivy in the Home

Great Availability 2:00pm BUY TICKETS
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Monday 22
Tuesday 23
Wednesday 24

Huron Country Playhouse

Doris and Ivy in the Home

Good Availability 2:00pm BUY TICKETS
Good Availability 2:00pm BUY TICKETS
Thursday 25

Huron Country Playhouse

Doris and Ivy in the Home

Good Availability 2:00pm BUY TICKETS
Good Availability 2:00pm BUY TICKETS
Great Availability 7:30pm BUY TICKETS
Great Availability 7:30pm BUY TICKETS
Friday 26

Huron Country Playhouse

Doris and Ivy in the Home

Good Availability 2:00pm BUY TICKETS
Good Availability 2:00pm BUY TICKETS
Saturday 27

Huron Country Playhouse

Doris and Ivy in the Home

Great Availability 2:00pm BUY TICKETS
Great Availability 2:00pm BUY TICKETS
Great Availability 7:30pm BUY TICKETS
Great Availability 7:30pm BUY TICKETS
Sunday 28

Huron Country Playhouse

Doris and Ivy in the Home

Great Availability 2:00pm BUY TICKETS
Great Availability 2:00pm BUY TICKETS
Monday 29
Tuesday 30
Wednesday 31
Thursday 1
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Sunday 4

Meet The Artists

Headshot of Valerie Boyle

Valerie Boyle

Doris Mooney

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Elva Mai Hoover Headshot

Elva Mai Hoover

Ivy Hoffbauer

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Headshot of Rob McClure

Rob McClure

Arthur Beech

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David Nairn

David Nairn

Director

Beckie Morris

Beckie Morris

Set Designer

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Headshot of Joanna Lee

Joanna Lee

Costume Designer

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Jeff JohnstonCollins

Jeff JohnstonCollins

Lighting Designer

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Headshot of Paula Stewart

Paula Stewart

Stage Manager

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Headshot of Arlen Otten

Arlen Otten

Apprentice Stage Manager

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DORIS AND IVY IN THE HOME is staged by arrangement with Pam Winter, GGA, www.ggagency.ca.

DORIS AND IVY IN THE HOME was first produced by Upper Canada Playhouse in Morrisburg, ON in June, 2022