Last Train to Nibroc

Show Details

November 22, 2023 - November 26, 2023
Engineered Air Theatre
205 8 Avenue SE, Calgary

Last Train to Nibroc

By Arlene Hutton
Directed by Val Lieske

In the winter of 1940, Raleigh and May are forced to share a seat on a cross-country train headed east. When they strike up a spirited conversation and discover more intimate connections, the future changes course. Set against the backdrop of the Second World War, this poignant romance tracks the rocky courtship of a young couple from Kentucky who ensure that life continues to flourish, even in the darkest of times.

“Intimate, wise and surprising…” – Celia Wren, The Washington Post

“Beautifully written… Every line is a heartbeat.” – Financial Times

“The Last Train to Nibroc is a trip worth taking.” – Jerry Wasserman, The Vancouver Sun