Always... Patsy Cline


Asparagus Community Theatre is excited to present its upcoming production of:         



In 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”.

This 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 and fiddle.

Written 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.

Show 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.  


Check out our website www.asparaguscommunitytheatre.com/

Or you can visit our Face book page at https://www.facebook.com for more info.

These shows are sure to sell out so don’t delay!

Second Auditions for "Always....Patsy Cline"

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!


Roles:

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.


For more information please contact:
Lara Sheridan
larajsheridan@hotmail.com
250-503-7227

Auditions for "Always....Patsy Cline"

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 14th play reading 4pm @ Centennial Theatre. 

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 bottom)

Sunday January 21st and Monday January 22nd auditions 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.
Synopsis of 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.

For more info please contact:

-Lara Sheridan @ 250-503-7227

-Susan Gagnon @ 250 546-3448 (work)

Thank-you
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

2017 AGM


ASPARAGUS COMMUNITY THEATRE
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Tuesday, September 12@ 7:00pm
Doors open at 6:45pm
Centennial Theatre, 3305 Pleasant Valley Rd

The meeting will include the President’s Report, Year End Financial Report, 
and the Election of the Board of Directors.

Snacks by Mandy! 

New members are always welcome and encouraged to attend.
There are board positions available and nominations are being accepted- 
help keep community theatre alive and well in Armstrong!

Annual Membership: $10 individual/ $20 Family

For further information, call 778-930-1467
www.facebook.com/asparaguscommunitytheatre