Confessions of a Redheaded Coffee Shop
Perry is a tour de force in her one-woman musical "Confessions of a
Redheaded Coffeeshop Girl". She is Joanie Little: feisty redhead
and anthropology graduate who is stuck working as a barista.
Eager to use her actual skills, Joanie starts reporting her findings
on the creatures (humans) of her "Coffeeshop Jungle" as though
she were Jane Goodall herself, bushwhacking through the African
jungle to study the chimpanzees! Hilarity ensues -- bosses are
angered -- the local news has a heyday! "She's
got tons of charm, confidence and is totally bright on-stage Perry
is a 4 star
performer“ Winnipeg Free Press
Saturday October 1 at 7:30 pm at Child'sAuditorium
Perry will be giving a
workshop with the Deep River Players
on the morning of October 1. For more information, call Phyllis
Perry's web site.
Using just their voices, this Toronto-based singing group has
wowed audiences across the USA, Canada, and Europe. Five people from
five very different backgrounds and musical genres started harmonizing
together in 2012. Joe Oliva's a low bass singer, Luke Templeton's an
urban beatboxer, Janet Turner identifies as a country/pop singer,
Stacey Kay's soul/pop, and Jake Stern likes contemporary vocal/pop
music. Together they form "an unforgettable combination of crazy
beatboxing, sassy rapping, killer harmonies, and fresh, urban,
Saturday October 29 at 7:30 pm at Child's Auditorium
An East Coast Family Christmas
With The Ennis Sisters
Get into the spirit of the season with a wonderful holiday
concert with the Ennis Sisters! With their buttery harmonies, and
voices as powerful as the Atlantic, it’s in their bones to sing. Two of
the Ennis Sisters entertained THEOP patrons in 2014 and now they are
back with their sister Teresa for a taste of Newfoundland Christmas!
Original and traditional Christmas songs.
Sunday November 27 at 3:00 pm at Child's
Ennis Sister's web site.
From Weimar to Vaudeville
Featuring Tom Allen
Tom Allen of CBC fame (currently hosting ‘Shift’) has written
this chamber musical that includes storytelling, music and song. As
America emerges from the Great Depression and Germany descends into
darkness and chaos, two musical princes, one rich, one poor, reach to
each other across hardship and time as the world tilts again toward
war. It features music by Richard Strauss, Charlie Chaplin, Kurt Weill,
Fletcher Henderson, Mozart, Brahms, and stunning original songs by the
cast: Patricia O’Callaghan, Bryce Kulak, Kevin Fox, Lori Gemmell, Peter
Gemmell and Tom Allen.
Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 3:00 pm at Child's
EXTRA!! Tom Allen -
storyteller, broadcaster, author and
musician -- will be hosting a special event on Saturday afternoon,
January 28 at 3:30 pm when he will be discussing music history and how
it affects the music of today. He’s a great speaker and will
undoubtedly include some entertaining anecdotes about composers.
Allen's web site
Double Double Duo
Two-time Canadian Accordion Champion Michael Bridge and
clarinetist Kornel Wolak bring comedy, virtuosity, and musical
sensitivity to a broad repertoire – and we do mean BROAD! We couldn’t
believe what an amazing variety of sounds a digital accordion can
create when we saw them showcase. They play orchestral works, jazz
pop and world music – with an incredible full sound from just two
instruments. Such fun guys too!
Wednesday March 22, 2017 at 7:30 pm at
duo will be performing at the Meals to
Wheels Luncheon in the Long Term Care Center the day of the concert.
Michael will be bringing his acoustic accordion for that smaller space!
Do sign up early!
Pro Arte Danza
"The best small scale contemporary ballet company in Canada"
is how the Globe and Mail describes Pro Arte Danza. Renowned
choreographers Roberto Campanella and Robert Glumbek present original
works performed by dynamic dancers. A must see performance and please
stay for a Question & Answer period after the show!
Thursday April 27, 2017 at 7:30 pm at Child's Auditorium
Arte Danza's web site
Download the brochure
for the 2016
/ 17 season (Adobe PDF).