Most people are satisfied to trod the boards at out-of-the-way, rubber-chicken-entree dinner theatres.
Others, those striving for something more, something greater, yearn to see their name twinkling merrily above the marquee lights outside Carnegie Hall.
They're the ones rising to the occasion at that moment standards are at their most exacting, when the spotlight shines its most luminous.
Game 7s, anywhere, anytime, are just such moments.
So to be behind enemy lines, 4,765 pro-Warriors patrons shoehorned into Mosaic Place in Moose Jaw, an all-Saskie WHL Eastern Division semi-final and endeavouring to get up off the canvas in the wake of a 3-2 triple-overtime loss at home 72 hours earlier?