Spotlight: Robertson Davies comes to Kitchener

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One major supporter of the Little Theatre movement in Canada in the early days was Robertson Davies.  His first novel (1951’s Tempest-Tost) takes a community theatre product of The Tempest as its background, affectionately satirizing some of the personalities and preoccupations of the amateur stage.  We know of two occasions when Davies visited KWLT, both in the 1940s: once at the beginning and once at the end.