Three One-Act Plays
In these three plays, Stagg portrays real Newfoundland characters battling the natural elements as well as outside forces in an attempt to survive in an age-old industry: the fishery.
“The Grand Bank Robbery”
A family finds itself in conflict with each other, and the times, when the oil boom threatens to replace a way of life at the expense of the long established fishing industry.
“All for a White Coat”
A movie actress and a member of Greenpeace appear on the ice at the time of the seal hunt. A confrontation between the hunters and the activists delays reaction and decision which ends in tragedy for both sides.
“Home Before Long”
A case of mistaken identity causes a mute son to speak for the first time in years.