The Blue Horse by Peter Anderson
Sooz -- a witty, alienated 16-year-old - finds herself at the center of a farcical chain of events when her journal musings take on a life of their own in this modern fairy tale/coming-of-age romance. Featuring a mysterious stranger in a powder blue suit, a policeman who always cries, a one hundred year old woman with one hundred horses, a backwoods conspiracy theorist and a shape-shifting blue horse.
Keywords: kelpie, shape-shifting, horse, coming-of-age, fantasy, mythology, comedy, monsters, adolescent, alienation
Year Printed: 2007
First Produced: Commissioned by artistic director Estelle Shook for the Caravan Farm Theatre. It was first produced at the Caravan Farm Theatre in Armstrong, B.C. on July 26, 2007.
Running TIme: 120 minutes
Male Cast: 4
Female Cast: 3
Other Cast: 3
Cover art: Sasa Brown and Gem in the Caravan Farm Theatre production. Photo Tim Matheson.