Habib’s unforgettable all night house party – World Premiere
Western Canada Theatre is proud to present the World Premiere of HABIB’S UNFORGETTABLE ALL NIGHT HOUSE PARTY, written by Kamloops’ own Janet Michael, from March 31 – April 9 at the Sagebrush Theatre.
Set in St. John’s, Newfoundland in 1947, a Lebanese family prepare to celebrate their parent’s wedding anniversary with a house party full of fun, music and family. Playwright Janet Michael recounts the hilarious and turbulent story inspired by her Lebanese grandparents’ integration into St John’s, raising a family and running a store. “The Second World War had just ended. It was a time of unbridled optimism and it helped spawn a band of young immigrant descendants who were determined to create a place for themselves in the hearts of their fellow Newfoundlanders. They did it with music and laughter. They were my family.”
WCT is excited to celebrate 40 years of theatre by producing the world premiere of a new play by Janet Michael in collaboration with the Resource Centre for the Arts, of St John’s, Newfoundland.
HABIB’S UNFORGETTABLE ALL NIGHT HOUSE PARTY By Janet Michael.
Produced by Western Canada Theatre in association with the Resource Centre for the Arts, St John’s.
Mar 31 - Apr 9, 2016. Sagebrush Theatre.
Featuring: Dalal Badr (Gloria), Clint Butler (Frankie), Lise Cormier (Vicki), Andy Jones (Habib), Chirag Naik (Louie), Adam Olgui (Eddie), Craig Pike (Pat Flynn), Maria Vacratsis (Naseema).
Creative Team: Dean Paul Gibson (Director), Cory Sincennes (Set & Costume Designer), Robert Gauthier (Lighting Designer), Bill Brennan (Music Director & Sound Designer), Geoff Younghusband (Stage Manager), Christine Leroux (Assistant Stage Manager), Madison Henry (Apprentice Stage Manager).
For more information:
contact Suzan Goguen
Communications and Marketing Director
phone: 250-372-3216 Ext. 530