Gold! Is it Really Worth it All? is a full-length (1hr
50 mins.) stage musical in two acts with music and lyrics
(20 uplifting & entertaining songs) by Geoff Noble & fast-moving
plot by Susan Shillingford. In 2007, Whistling Fish Productions
produced an enthusiastically received staged reading with
costumes, projections and memorable performances by a company
of 11 singers, actors and musicians including Victoria based
Karel Roessingh Trio, singers,Geoff Noble and Kyla Ward, and
actors Damon Bonetti and Charlotte Northeast.
The show is a compelling tale of adventure and intrigue. Young
Will sets off for the northern gold fields and Magnet City,
where, after having fallen on hard times, he discovers true
love, and the truth behind his father's disappearance. This
exciting show features a backdrop of northern lights and archival
images of the gold rush days in northern Canada circa 1898-99.
"The best show yet we've seen at the Charlie White
~ Steve Brodsky, Sidney, BC
~ Judi, Sidney. BC. - Aug 12th, 2007
premise of this musical is fascinating and the quality of
the writing is superb..."
Theatre New Works Program, Seattle, WA. - Aug 28th, 2013