The Prairie Players have been preparing for their Spring Production. This year to change things up a bit, the show will be in two parts: Let them Howl, and a play written by a local PCI student. The production is scheduled to hit the William Glesby Centre stage on April 27th, 28th, and 29th. This will be a show you will not want to miss due to its historical importance, sentimental values, local influences, comedic traits, and uniqueness to our province. Here's all the details:

 

Let them Howl 

Let them Howl is a short play written by Manitoba Local Actress and Playwright Sharon Bajer. It is written about the women's right to vote movement by Nellie McClung. The story is about an unbothered-by-studies local student, an encouraging professor, and their journey into the past of Nellie McClung's Suffragists. This play will feature 26 parts: 20 women ranging in age groups, 4 singers, and 6 males. 

 

Parts still available for Let them Howl:

Barbershop quartette - male

 

If you would like more information on Let them Howl, or are interested in auditioning for a part, please contact Director Fran Myles at (204)857-7146 

Practices for Let them Howl will take place on Mondays at 6:30pm in the Green Room of the William Glesby Centre. Practices are subject to change as the production date draws nearer.

 

 

Play Written by PCI Student

A local PCI Student, Carolyn Gray of the William Glesby Centre, and Portage Service for Seniors are working on this brand new piece to deliver information on Seniors' Safety in this fun romantic comedy. 

 

 - More Details to come - 

 

Spring Production Positions Available

The Prairie Players are looking for a producer, stage manager, and other various positions for their Spring Production. If interested, contact Stephanie at [email protected]

 

Prairie Player Meetings 

Prairie Players meets once a month (on the second Tuesday of each month) from September to May. There’s usually a short meeting and windup in June. Meetings are held at 7:00 pm at the William Glesby Centre, 11 2nd St. N.E., Portage la Prairie. Enter through green Stage Door on the west side. Anyone interested in joining, or just seeing what Prairie Players is all about, is welcome to attend any of the meetings. Schedule of meetings for 2017:

January 10th
February 7th – AGM at 7:30 in the board room of the Arts Centre. Discussion on new President, voting for a new Vice President, and voting for two members-at-large. General Meeting to follow.

March 14th
April 11th
May 9th
No meetings June – August
September 12th
October 10th
November – no meeting due to the Fall Production (details to come) 

December 12th

 

You can find the Prairie Players on Facebook by clicking here . 

 

Sources: www.prairieplayers.ca

 

 

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