Boblo Island plays a haunting tribute to an old, abandoned amusement park situated on the Detroit river. Field recordings, songs, radio waves, family photos help stitch together memories, personal and collective to honour a favourite childhood destination. Ghost-story-meets-rock-concert!
November, 2012 @ The Theatre Centre, Toronto

Created by Erin Brandenburg and Andrew Penner
Directed by Steven McCarthy
Music by Andrew Penner
Text by Erin Brandenburg
Video Design by Elysha Poirier
Set and Costume Design by Jung Hye Kim
Lighting Design by Rebecca Picherak
Radio Transmissions by Andrew O’Connor
Production Manager Suzie Balogh

Performed by Andrew Penner, Amy Rutherford, Gordon Bolan, Trent Pardy, Sophia Walker, Alan Penner, George Meanwell, Anna Atkinson, and Michael Rosenthal.

Boblo was nominated for 5 DORA MAVOR MOORE AWARDS.
Winning 2 for Outstanding Lighting Design & Outstanding Sound Design/Composition