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Jerry Finnegan's Sister

A comedy by Jack Neary

August 1, 2, 8, 9, 10m, 15, 16, 22, 23, 24m, 29, 30

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

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

Brian Dowd has spent the last 10 years of his life wrestling with an unrequited "something" for his best friend's sister, who happens to live next door. But each and every time he's spoken with Beth Finnegan for more than 30 seconds, he's ended up with his foot planted firmly in his mouth. Now, Brian's time is about to run out. With recent news that Jerry Finnegan's sister is getting married, the time has come for him to put up or shut up. Like John Wayne in The High and the Mighty, Brian has reached the point of no return. What's he got to lose--except the love of his life! 

My Boy Jack

A drama by David Haig

September 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, October 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18

Showtime 8pm

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

The year is 1913. War with Germany is imminent. Rudyard Kipling, the British Empire's greatest apologist, is at the peak of his literary fame. This play explores the nature of a man who loses his balance when devotion to family and country clash. World War I breaks out, and Kipling's son, Jack, is determined to fight, but the Army and the Navy both reject him because of his extremely poor eyesight. Undaunted, Kipling uses his influence to land Jack a commission in the Irish Guards, sparking off a bitter family conflict.

Babe, The Sheep Pig

A family show by David Wood, based on the book by Dick King Smith

September 20m, 21m, 27m, 28m, October 4m, 5m

Showtime 2pm; All performances in the upstairs performance centre

Tickets $5 (Call 678-8040)

The tale of high adventure in the farmyard that became the hit movie Babe is a captivating play for children young and old. A leading writer of children's plays brings the heartwarming story of the piglet who rises to fame at the Grand Challenge Sheep Dog Trials to the stage.

The Lighthouse

A drama by Nova Scotian Playwright Allen Hume

Oct 24, 25, 26m, Nov 1m, 1, 2m

Showtime 8pm; 2pm matinee on October 26, November 1 and 2

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

The essence of the play focuses on living
in a lighthouse which is the beacon in the life of the family who live there
and the surrounding community. Several family members are engaged in
fighting the war while the rest are trying to resurrect an industry for the
community for those who return. The lighthouse keeper is also the mayor of
the community. The family is close and enjoys family moments while enduring
the heartaches that the war can bring.

Farndale Avenue...Christmas Carol

A festive comedy by David McGillivray and Walter Zerlin Jr.

November 14, 15, 21, 22, 23m, 28, 29, Dec 5, 6, 7m, 12, 13, 19, 20

Showtime 8pm; 2pm matinee on November 23 and December 7

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

In a festive mood, the ladies of the Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society mount another assault on the classics with their stage version of A Christmas Carol. They enthusiastically portray a dizzy array of characters from the Dickensian favorite (and a few which aren't), engineer some novel audience participation while bravely contending with an intrusive PA system and a real Farndale first rap their vocal cords and feet around two original, show stopping songs.

Auditions

Auditions for Babe, the Sheep Pig

Sunday July 6 from 1:00 - 3:00 and Monday July 7 from 6 - 7:30

Upstairs in CentreStage

This is the 1st Casting call for BABE THE SHEEP PIG! This will be for speaking roles. There are a variety of roles: some with lots of lines and some without any. If you are interested in having any lines at all, this is the casting call for you. The production will be at 2pm on September 20, 21, 27, 8 and October 4 5.

We will be looking for others who are required for crowd scenes in the future. So if you are interested in having a speaking role, please email Davina at melanhead@eastlink.ca

Synopsis: The tale of high adventure in the farmyard that became the hit movie Babe is a captivating play for children young and old. A leading writer of children's plays brings the heartwarming story of the piglet who rises to fame at the Grand Challenge Sheep Dog Trials to the stage.

We are looking for the following speaking roles:

PUPPY 1
SHEPHERD
DUCKS
BABE
TV COMMENTATOR
VICAR
COCKEREL
SHEEP 1
CAT
DUCK
FLY
DUCK
DUCK
MA
SHEEP-DOG
TURKEY
FARMER HOGGET
MRS. HOGGET
WEIGHT GUESSERS, STALLHOLDERS, NEW OWNERS, RUSTLERS, WORRIER-DOGS, NIGHTMARE ANIMALS, OFFICIALS

Auditions will be held on Sunday July 6 from 1:00 - 3:00 and again on Monday July 7 from 6 - 7:30 upstairs in CentreStage. Please contact Davina directly if you are interested (melanhead@eastlink.ca). You will be required to have one audition monologue ready. It could be reciting the words to Oh Canada, or a simple nursery rhyme. it is really to hear your projection when you are comfortable with the lines. You will also be having a cold reading of part the script to see how personalities interact. All ages are eligible, if they are able to make the show and the rehearsals consistently.

Special Events

No Safe Harbour

Marion Abbott and The East Coast Carolling Co. of Halifax are pleased to bring the play No Safe Harbour to CentreStage, September 5 and 6. The play depicts the physical and emotional devastation of the Halifax Explosion, through the eyes of a 12 year-old girl.

It will be presented in the Upper Performance Centre beginning at 7:30 PM. All tickets are $12.00.

Please note: CentreStage gift certificates/season passes are invalid for this show.

Call 678-8040 for reservations