Asparagus Community Theatre was visited by Theatre B.C. consultant Neil Facey on Sunday’s rehearsal. He provided us with a “Fresh pair of eyes” as he puts it. Offering us some worthwhile suggestions, tips and laughs. Here he is pictured with director Laurisa DeFehr.
Community Theatre is excited to present its upcoming production of:
her directorial debut Laurisa DeFehr is taking on this very entertaining
musical alongside Aaron Anderson as musical director, with co producers Lara
Sheridan and Susan Gagnon.Featuring 27 toe
tapping songs, like “Walking After Midnight”, “Back In Baby’s Arms”, “If You’ve
Got Leavin On Your Mind” and of course “Crazy”.
show is packed with local talent, in her debut performance with Asparagus
Community Theatre, Mary Groeneveld is Patsy Cline and veteran Jeunesse Pearson
is Louise. The Bodacious Bobcats, (the band) feature Aaron Anderson on Drums,
Todd York on base, Allen Bensmiller lead guitar, and George Bensmiller on keys
by Ted Swindley, the script is based on a true story of a pen pal relationship
between a Houston housewife who met Patsy Cline and struck up a friendship that
lasted until Clines’ untimely death in a plane crash in 1963.
times are first week May 3rd-6thth @7:30pm with the Sunday show
being a matinee @2pm.
Second week May 9th-12th
all shows 7:30 pm
Tickets and reservations
are available April 1st @ “The Guy Next Door”3450B Okanagan Street
at a cost of $20.00 for adult $18.00 students/seniors and $10.00 for Children
12 and under. Cash or cheques accepted only.
Asparagus Community Theatre is pleased to announce a second audition for its spring production Always....Patsy Cline, Sunday, January 28th at 7:30pm at the Centennial Theatre. 3305 Pleasant Valley Road, Armstrong, BC.
An upbeat and sentimental story about the short, but illustrious career of Patsy Cline. Backed our swinging band, The Bodacious Bobcats, this show will have you toe-tapping and singing along!
Female 20-50 years old. Patsy Cline, the famous Virginia singer from 1957-1963. 27 song repertoire with some lines.
Female 20-50 years old. Texas housewife with a big personality. Mainly acting with a small bit of singing.
Asparagus Community Theatre is proud to announce the upcoming
play reading and auditions for “Always....Patsy Cline”. This spring show will
be directed by Laurisa DeFehr, musical direction by Aaron Anderson, and co-produced
by Lara Sheridan and Susan Gagnon.
Sunday January 14thplay reading 4pm @
All interested parties will be able to read the script and
see what it involves. Directly
afterwards there will be a meet and greet with current crew. Anyone interested
in any of the production jobs that need filling are welcome to stay. (See
Sunday January 21st and Monday January 22ndauditions 7:30pm @ Centennial theatre.
Auditions are for two roles:
Female: 20-50 years of
age, Patsy Cline’s friend, mainly acting, but must be able to sing a simple song.
Female: 20-50 years of
age Patsy Cline, mainly
singing, but some acting
Please be advised for Patsy
Cline auditions, come prepared to sing a Patsy Cline song of your choice, or we will provide
a karaoke version of a few songs with words.
the show is a true story of a pen pal relationship between a Houston housewife
who met Patsy Cline and struck up a friendship that lasted until Clines’
untimely death in a plane crash in 1963.
If you are interested in being a part of the show but not on
stage, the following positions still need filling. Costumes, hair and makeup, tech, (lighting
and sound), backstage help, i.e. Patsy’s dresser, front of house and props.
Asparagus Theatre proudly presents its winter production of:
“The Asparagus Variety Show Extravaganza!”
Join us for an evening as a LIVE AUDIENCE at a 1960s TV Variety show! Featuring a wide variety of local performers including comedians, musicians, dancers, singers, and ever so much more...and all with a special Christmas theme! Featuring the always-entertaining Loosewheel Ball, Honey and Chair, and possibly even the Von Tramp Family Singers, the evening will have something entertaining for everyone. You’ll also be able to participate in a silent auction, draws, and enjoy complimentary food and drinks. We may even have a visit from “you know who!”Our actors, performers, and volunteers are people of all ages from around the community. Come and party with us like it’s a 1968 variety show all over again!
Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for students and seniors, and $10 for children 10 and under, and will be available December 1st at The Guy Next Door in Armstrong. So join us for The Asparagus Variety Show Extravaganza, being held for TWO DAYS ONLY on December 15 and 16, Friday or Saturday, 7:30 at the theatre, with an extra matinee show at 1:00pm on the 16th.
*Please note that there was a price error in our previous press release- Student/Senior tickets are $18