Coming Soon to the Playhouse!

MAY 2018:

MAY 23,24,26, 2018: THEATRE BC ZONE FESTIVAL

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MAY 24, 2018: JUDY RUSSELL PRESENTS 12 ANGRY MEN(JURORS)

TICKETS $20.00 AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR. DOORS 6PM/SHOW 7PM

‘Judy Russell Presents’ brings together a host of local arts leaders and actors for its second production of the year: 12 Angry Men( Jurors) by Reginald Rose, adapted by Sherman L. Shergel. Alumni from Judy Russell Presents, Excalibur Theatre Arts Co., Shooting Stars Theatre, Pocket Theatre, Theatre Northwest, and more, make up the stellar cast of 12 Angry Men (Jurors) which will be playing at the Prince George Playhouse May 4-6, 2018. 12 Angry Men (Jurors) directly follows the plot of 12 Angry Men, with a handful of roles filled by exceptional female talent. 12 Angry Men (Jurors) is directed by Anna Russell and features David Leach (Excalibur Theatre Arts Co.) as Juror 8, Sandra Clermont (Judy Russell Presents: Cabaret, Hello Dolly, Sound of Music) as Juror 3 and Melissa Glover (Shooting Stars Theatre & Theatre Northwest) as Juror 10. Additional cast includes: Adam Harasimiuk, Katherine Trepanier & Tracy Summerville. An examination of the North American people and the judicial system that keeps them in check, 12 Angry Men (Jurors) centres on Juror 8 who is, at first, the sole holdout in an 11-1 guilty vote. He aims, not to prove the other jurors wrong, but rather encourages them to abandon their personal biases and see the case for what it is. After the teleplay aired in 1954 it rose to critical acclaim and was adapted by the Playwright, Reginald Rose into a film starring Henry Fonda in 1957. The show holds particular cultural significance in 2018 with the recent court cases of Fribjon Bjornson, Colton Boushie and Tina Fontaine.

MAY 26, 2018: HAND TO GOD Presented by Williams Lake Studio Theatre

TICKETS $20.00 AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR. DOORS 6PM/SHOW 7PM

JUNE 2018:

JUNE 1,2018: BLUE MOON VENTURES PRESENTS MARK ANTHONY

TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE HERE

JUNE 2, 2018: YALENKA DANCERS PRESENT VESNA

EVENT INFO AVAILABLE HERE.

JUNE 7, 2018: THE LEGEND OF GEORGE JONES FEATURING DUANE STEELE

DOORS: 7PM SHOW: 7:30PM

PRESENTED BY GNR Entertainment and CJCI Country 97 FM.  Tickets are $42.50 (all-inclusive), available from Central Interior Tickets, 3540 Opie Crescent, Prince George. Charge by phone at 250-596-0020 or online at www.centralinteriortickets.com.

Be part of a special tribute to the man considered to be the greatest country singer of all time – George Jones. In a career that lasted more than 50 years, “the Possum” evolved from a young honky-tonker to a music icon as he recorded more than 150 albums and became the symbol of traditional country music. His music continues to inspire artists of all genres.

Award-winning singer/songwriter Duane Steele and his band will take you on a journey of Jones’ life through stories and songs. Steele will sing the hits of Jones that spanned five decades including his duets with Tammy Wynette to the No.1 country song of all time “He Stopped Loving Her Today”. You’ll also hear the stories of Jones’ life which echoed the country songs he sang – filled with success, failure, hard-drinking and heartbreak. The Legend of George Jones is a must-see for Jones fans and country fans alike.

JULY 2018:

JULY 17-28, 2018: JUDY RUSSELL PRESENTS LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL

OMIGOD YOU GUYS! ’Judy Russell Presents’ brings together a stellar cast of local talent and returning alumni for its annual Summer Blockbuster Legally Blonde: The Musical!

Featuring an amazing cast including: Shelby Meaney as Elle Woods, Franco Celli as Warner, Padraig Hogan as Emmett and Murray Gable as Professor Callahan. This Tony Nominated production is ridiculously fun, from start to finish and entertaining for all ages. It features memorable and catchy tunes including: ”Omigod you Guys”, “What you Want”, “Chip on my Shoulder”, and “So Much Better”. 

Legally Blonde: The Musical will run at the PG Playhouse July 17-28th. 

Tickets are now available online at centralinteriortickets.com.

Legally Blonde features music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin and book by Heather Hach. Based on the novel Legally Blonde by Amanda Brown and the 2001 film of the same name, it tells the story of Elle Woods, a sorority girl who enrols at Harvard Law School to win back her ex-boyfriend Warner. She discovers how her knowledge of the law can help others, and manages to surprise everyone when she defies expectations while staying true to herself.

SEPTEMBER 2018:

SEPTEMBER 7, 2018: THE COMIC STRIPPERS

THE COMIC STRIPPERS A male stripper parody and improv comedy show. Tickets: $39.00 Regular+Service Fee (Available Online, by Phone & Box Office)/$34.00 Group 6+Service Fee (available by Phone & Box Office Only) Your favourite comedy bodies are back with a new show, more moves and even quicker wits. A SHOW FOR ALL GENDERS… 19+ ONLY WARNING! No extreme nudity, just extreme hilarity. A fictitious male stripper troupe (played by a cast of some of Canada’s best improvisational comedians) performs a sexylarious improv comedy show. These guys try to be sexy… it just comes out funny. Constantly grooving and gyrating in between scenes they banter with the crowd and perform their hilarious twist on improv sketches. They sing, they “dance”. These guys are oiled up and ready to make you laugh at them. Semi undressed and completely unscripted, The Comic Strippers take off their shirts and take on your suggestions to create a whole new genre of comedy. Winner of ‘BEST LIVE PRODUCTION’ at The Canadian Comedy Awards 2016 ★★★★★ “Extremely Funny!” – UK Fringe Review “The show is suitable for both men and women… entertaining ride where anything goes.” – Rip It Up Magazine “One of the most hilarious shows I’ve ever seen.” – Vancouver Sun www.thecomicstrippers.com

DOORS: 7:30PM SHOW: 8PM TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE

SEPTEMBER 21, 2018: SHANE KOYCZAN

DOORS: 7PM SHOW: 7:30PM TICKETS AT CENTRAL INTERIOR TICKETS

In a realm where poets rarely intersect with stardom, the Opening Ceremonies for the 2010 Winter Olympics introduced us to Shane Koyczan. With a collective “wow” across Canada and beyond, we found the poet of our generation. And we weren’t even looking for one. The world took notice when Shane’s influential, anti-bullying, To This Day Project video went viral in early 2013 with over 14 million views and counting. Powerfully engaging and authentic in attitude, his explorations are relevant to our times in the way that Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Gordon Downie and Leonard Cohen are to theirs. But unlike the musicians that he’s often compared to, poets rarely infiltrate pop culture. Koyzcan emerges in a new wave of 21st century poetry that dares to belong to the people and speak directly to them in their own voice. Shane Koyczan is best known for his award winning spoken word performances. With his rhythmic verse in high gear, he navigates his audience through social and political territory with a furious honesty and a tender humanity that has brought audiences to their feet in New York, London, Edinburgh, Sydney, Stockholm, and Los Angeles, to name a few. He has received 5 star reviews for his performances around the globe.  Winner of the US Slam Poetry Championship and the Canadian Spoken Word Olympics, Koyczan is truly an extraordinary talent that has blown the dust off of the traditional designation “poet”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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