The Tracks by Mark Weatherley and Kale Penny
“It's hard to move forward when you keep lookin’ back.” In this this witty musical featuring the original songs of singer / songwriter Kale Penny, worlds collide when a street corner busker encounters a classical violinist who finds herself at a crossroads. The play is a love letter to creating art, music, following your dreams, and not giving up.
Keywords: musical, violin, pandemic
Produced by Here For Now Theatre, Stratford ON, 2021
Also produced by Theatre Woodstock, October 2021
Genre: Musical Comedy
Run time: 60 minutes
Suitable for students 14+
Cast size: 2 actors
Male roles: 1
Female roles: 1
Casting note: Male actor must play guitar well.
"The Tracks becomes that new play we all need to see to help us emerge from the forced isolation we’ve all had to endure for the last 17 months. "
- Joe Szekeres, OnStage Blog
"The Tracks is a love-letter to creating art, music, following your dreams and not giving up."
- The Slotkin Letter
"Anyone who enjoys musicals should not miss The Tracks. Glitz and glitter are meaningless. The Tracks proves that all you need for a good musical is well-crafted songs and fine acting to draw you in and lift your mood."
- Christopher Hoile, Stage Door