March 16, 2011|
Rockbound by Allen Cole
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Allen ColeÕs extraordinarily powerful musical adaptation of Frank Parker DayÕs classic novel is a theatrical tour-de-force. Filled with passion, tragedy spiked with humour, and conflict, Rockbound is an epic exploration of unrequited love and unbridled greed. David Jung, an orphan possessing a dreamy optimism and a love for the unspoken promises of the night sky, comes to Rockbound to claim his small portion of the harsh island. He finds himself plunged into a narrow and unforgiving world ruled by his uncle Uriah, a stern and righteous despot. The inhabitants of the islandÕs lonely shores have to fight for survival. David, too, struggles against the sea and even against his own heart. But inevitably, David comes to stand in opposition to his Jung relatives and their ambitions for money and power.
Originally from Nova Scotia, Allen Cole has worked variously as composer, lyricist and/or book writer on musicals such as The Wrong Son, The Bricklin (with Paul Ledoux), Anything That Moves (with Ann-Marie MacDonald and Alisa Palmer), and PZlagie (with Vincent de Tourdonnet). He has won numerous awards, includin...
Product dimensions:110 pages, 8.48 X 5.5 X 0.33 in
Shipping dimensions:110 pages, 8.48 X 5.5 X 0.33 in
Published:March 16, 2011
Publisher:J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781897289617

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