A poignant evocation of a small Saskatchewan town in the 60s, The Soft Eclipse follows six women, aged 16-76, through a day both strangely unique and satisfyingly “everyday” as they anticipate the coming eclipse of the sun.
News & Reviews
“This intelligent, compassionate play touches upon an inner life … which must be recognized.” —Theatrum
“A bold and imaginative effort … The Soft Eclipse verges on the profound.” —NeWest Review
About the Author
Connie Gault lives in Regina where she writes plays and fiction. Gault’s plays include Sky, The Soft Eclipse, Otherwise Bob and Red Lips. Her other work includes the novels Euphoria and A Beauty, which was nominated for the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize, as well as two short story collections. Connie has been the fiction editor for Grain magazine. She has been an active and appreciative member of the Saskatchewan Playwrights Centre for longer than she can remember.