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The Hallelujah Girls

A Jones, Hope and Wooten comedy

April 24, 25, May 1, 2, 8, 9, 10m, 15, 16, 22, 23, 24m, 29, 30

Showtime 8pm; 2pm matinee on May 10 and 24

Tickets $15/$12 (Call 902-678-8040)

Hilarity abounds when the feisty females of Eden Falls, Georgia, decide to shake up their lives. The action in this rollicking Southern comedy takes place in SPA-DEE-DAH!, the abandoned church-turned-day-spa where this group of friends gathers every Friday afternoon. After the loss of a dear friend, the women realize time is precious, and if they're going to change their lives and achieve their dreams, they have to get on it now! Join Carlene, Nita, Mavis, Crystal, Sugar Lee, Bunny ,Bobby Dewayne, Porter in this side-splitting, joyful comedy that will make you laugh out loud and shout, “Hallelujah”!

The Hallelujah Girls is written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten. It is directed by George Henry and Peter Booth.

Cast (in order of appearance): Carole Ball, Heidi Price, Dawn Barkhouse, Trinda Ernst, Mindy Vinqvist-Tymchuk, Chantal Murphy, Kevin Pearle, Fred Decker.

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Adapted by David Wood based on the book by Roald Dahl

June 6m, 7m, 13m, 14m, 20m, 21m

Showtime 2pm matinee (Upper Performance Centre)

Tickets $7 (Call 902-678-8040)

Roald Dahl’s much-loved story follows the vain attempts of three farmers, Boggis, Bunce and Bean, one fat, one short, one lean, to get rid of the fox who regularly steals food from their farms. 

They try to kill him by any means possible. Outwitted at every turn, the farmer’s ploys backfire. Fantastic Mr. Fox devises a plan which will ensure full stomachs for not only his family, but all his friends too.

Leading Ladies

A farce by Ken Ludwig

June 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, 28m, July 3, 4, 10, 11, 12m, 17, 18

Showtime 8pm; 2pm matinee on June 28 and July 12

Tickets $15/$12 (Call 902-678-8040)

In this hilarious comedy, two English Shakespearean actors, Jack and Leo, find themselves so down on their luck that they are performing "Scenes from Shakespeare" on the Moose Lodge circuit in the Amish country of Pennsylvania. When they hear that an old lady in York, PA is about to die and leave her fortune to her two long lost English nephews, they resolve to pass themselves off as her beloved relatives and get the cash. The trouble is, when they get to York, they find out that the relatives aren't nephews, but nieces!

Too Soon for Daisies

A comedic-thriller by William Dinner and William Morum

July 31, August 1, 7, 8, 9m, 14, 15, 21, 22, 23m, 28, 29, September 4, 5

Showtime 8pm; 2pm matinee on August 9 and 23

Tickets $15/$12 (Call 902-678-8040)

For such a small, out-of-the-way place, a picturesque waterfront village attracts some very interesting but peculiar drifters, including three elderly ladies who just happen to be on the run. Too Soon For Daisies is a dark and poignant comedy about three somewhat eccentric but determined women who have been cast off by society but aren't quite ready to be put out to pasture. They conceal a dark and horrifying secret about their charming little cottage that if revealed will upset all of their plans to grow old... ungracefully.

The Women of Lockerbie

A Poetic Drama by Deborah Brevoort

Sept 18, 19, 25, 26, Oct 2, 3, 4m, 9, 10, 16, 17, 18m, 23, 24

Showtime 8pm; 2pm matinee on October 4 and 18

Tickets $15/$12 (Call 902-678-8040)

A mother from New Jersey roams the hills of Lockerbie Scotland, looking for her son's remains that were lost in the crash of Pan Am 103. She meets the women of Lockerbie, who are fighting the U.S. government to obtain the clothing of the victims found in the plane's wreckage. The women, determined to convert an act of hatred into an act of love, want to wash the clothes of the dead and return them to the victim's families. The Women of Lockerbie is loosely inspired by a true story, although the characters and situations in the play are purely fictional. Written in the structure of a Greek tragedy, it is a poetic dramsa about the triumph of love over hate. Winner of the silver medal in the Onassis International Playwriting Competition and the Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays award.

The Importance of Being Uncle Roscoe

A Holiday Comedy by Pat Cook

November 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 22m, 28, 29, December 4, 5, 6m, 11, 12

Showtime 8pm; 2pm matinee on November 22 and December 6

Tickets $15/$12 (Call 902-678-8040)

It's almost Christmas - the season to be jolly - but things are going downhill fast at the Kendall's! Carl's been fired, the budget won't stretch far enough to cover gifts for everyone and Uncle Roscoe's due to arrive any day for a visit. As a matter of fact, a reasonable facsimile of Uncle has arrived, a bit prematurely, and brought his friend Kenny. He takes advantage of the mistaken identity and lends his expertise in solving family problems with dynamic energy and a joyously funny slant on life's challenges. Oh oh. The real Uncle Roscoe appears, but these two loveable 'con' men have already won the Kendalls' hearts and carry on with a lot of zest and compassion! A thoroughly contemporary holiday celebration, warmly, wryly humorous and brimming with the love of living! The best for any season!

Auditions

AUDITION NOTICE: TOO SOON FOR DAISIES

Director: Alan Tupper
Producer: Junie Hutchinson

Synopsis:
Set in the 1960s, this comedy/thriller portrays three somewhat eccentric but determined women who have been cast off by society but aren't quite ready to be put out to pasture. They escape their old-age home and settle in the small waterfront village of Trotley, England where they conceal a dark and horrifying secret about their charming little cottage that, if revealed, will upset all of their plans to grow old... ungracefully.

Roles Available (all require British accents):

Audition Dates: Saturday, April 11, 3 – 5pm and Monday, April 13, 7 – 9pm on Main Stage of Centrestage Theatre, 61 River Road, Kentville.

Performances will be July 31, August 1, 7, 8, 9m, 14, 15, 21, 22, 23m, 28, 29, September 4, 5.

Special Events

Temperance in a Tea Cup!

The Annual Dinner Theatre Fundraiser
Join us for a four-course meal and an evening of entertainment
April 17 and 18 at 6:15pm

Tickets $50 ($25 tax receipt)

Come and enjoy the fun when a meeting of the Temperance Society goes “awry” (or rum-te-tum) in the musical Temperance in a Teacup. The Temperance meetings will be held on April 17 and 18 in the Temperance Hall in Upper Performance Centre. The hall will open its doors at 6: 15 and the meeting will begin at 6:30 with appetizers.
The evening will include a roast beef four course dinner with a (shhhhhhh) cash beer/wine bar. You may attend the Temperance meeting for a contribution of $50 and you will receive a $25 tax receipt.

There will also be a Silent Auction. Along with the auction, for every additional $25 (you can buy as many as you wish), you will get a ticket on a draw for a Golden ticket which will allow free admission for two for all CentreStage events in 2016. There will be a Golden ticket for each night!

Call Lana Churchill, 902-542-2186, for more information or to reserve tickets for the Temperance meeting. Reservations can also be made at 902-678-8040. If attending the present play, they can be obtained from Front of House at intermission.

Come and join us for a “cuppa” in April!

Play with a Play: The Joy of Villainy

Want to play? Have some fun with a new play script? For FREE?
CentreStage Theatre is holding an informal reading of "The Joy of Villainy," by new local playwright Simon Pawlowski. Anyone who would enjoy reading aloud with others is invited. This is NOT an audition, just a chance for people to get together, have some fun with a new script, and let the author hear his work out loud.   

No experience necessary, all are welcome! This is a "just for fun" experience. And it's FREE!  

The workshop will be in the Upper Performance Centre, CentreStage Theatre, River Street, Kentville on Thursday, April 9, at 7 pm. 

Any questions?  Contact:  beachball46@hotmail.com or call (902) 582-7823.