"Once upon a time Gary pitched in the majors. He even has a bubble gum card to prove it. Moon was once nominated for the Nobel Prize for his poetry, but that was years ago. Now they both live and drink in their hideout from the world, a fleabag hotel. Tonight the plan is to stay sober and to create a poem of beauty and a joy forever. But writing poetry requires a muse..." - the author by way of introduction to the play.
The Invention of Poetry premiered October 25, 1989 in Toronto as a co-production of the Citadel Theatre and The Canadian Stage Company, with the following cast:
MOON: David Fox
GARY: Michael Hogan
DIRECTOR: Bill Glassco
The Invention of Poetry was produced in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada by Cordova Bay Entertainment Group, April 1-11, 1998 at the Kaleidoscope Playhouse.
Original title: The Invention of Poetry
Genre: Drama and Plays