The Personal History of Doc – Photo Essay by Jane Spidell

Jane Spidell appears in Soulpepper’s production of Sharon Pollock’s Doc, and has recently performed in The Africa Trilogy, Volcano Theatre’s acclaimed three-part play for the Luminato Festival.

Fredericton is actually my hometown – I was ten when I left – but I still have memories of it, and it happens to be the city where Doc takes place. As luck would have it, I was driving out to New Brunswick for a few days and I asked Sharon Pollock about places I could take pictures of – any places where ghosts are still walking around.

Sharon Pollock's Home

Sharon Pollock's childhood home.

Doctor Chalmers Portrait

Portrait of Everett "Doc" Chalmers


Cornerstone dedicated to Dr. Chalmers

Chalmers Hospital

Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital

About Soulpepper Theatre Company

Soulpepper, one of Canada's largest urban theatres, is an artist-centred company that celebrates the stories that move us and the artists who tell them. Soulpepper presents vital Canadian interpretations of the classics, and commissions, translates, and develops new work, creating a home for a diverse array of artistic expression across disciplines.
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