Sleeping Beauty Oct. 22-24

Sleeping Beauty
by Michele L. Vacca
Directed by Richard Medernach

October 22 & 23 at 7:00 pm

October 24 at 2:00 pm

Fr. O’Donnell Auditorium, St. Thomas More College

A play for children, families, and the young at heart. An elegant, amusing version of the Perrault romance, with just the right balance of comedy and suspense, and a touch of dance. The play runs just over an hour plus a 10 minute intermission between acts.

Tickets:
$5 general
$2 children 13 and younger

Available online, from St. Thomas More College at 306-966-8900, or at the door.

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Phantom Tollbooth – Tickets on Sale!

Tickets for Phantom Tollbooth are now available!!!

You can get tickets from St. Thomas More College or online*. Call 306-966-8900.

Ticket Prices:

General Admission = $10

Students & Seniors (65+) = $5

Children (grade 8 and younger)  = $2

Show times:
 
Thursday Nov. 14   7:00 PM
Friday Nov. 15       7:00 PM
Saturday Nov. 16   7:00 PM
Sunday Nov. 17     2:00 PM matinee
 
 

Much Ado About Nothing

Tickets are now available online 

Shows:

March 14, 15, 16 at 7:00 PM

March 17 at 2:00 PM only

Show will run about 2 hours plus intermission

Tickets:

$15 general | $10 students/seniors | $5 Children (13 and younger)

Tickets will also be available at the door (cash only).

Description:

Shakespeare’s famous rom-com featuring a battle of the sexes, wild rumours, mistaken identities, charming songs, plot twists, and happy endings. With a significant amount of prose in the text, this play is easy to follow and a favourite with modern audiences.

Directed by Adam Day.

A Seussified Christmas Carol!

A Comedy by Peter Bloedel

Directed by Mike de Jong

December 1st – 4th

2:00 PM on Sat/Sun | 7:00 PM on Mon/Tue

Fr. O’Donnell Auditorium in St. Thomas More College (U of S campus)

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Tickets

$10 general admission
$5 children and students

Purchase tickets from St. Thomas More College 966-8900 or online. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door.

All shows are rush seating.

About the Play

A whimsical reinvention of Dickens’ most beloved Christmas story in wacky rhymed couplets. With zoot fruited juices and binka bird geese, from Bed-Headed Fred to Timmy Loo Hoo, this tale of glorious holiday cheer is similar to something Dr. Seuss might have come up with — if he ever had his way with the story.

Announcing our 2012-2013 season!

Newman Players is pleased to present our spectacular lineup of theatre for the 2012-13 season! Further details will be posted closer to the show dates.

October 25-27 | One Act Plays

Drop (comedy – language warning),  The Bathroom Door (comedy),  And Go to Innisfree (drama)

Three great short plays each night.

Directed by Ian Elliott and Shannon Kirk

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December 1-4 | A Seussified Christmas Carol

Dicken’s classic in rhyming couplets like Dr. Seuss is a certain hit with young and old.

Directed by Mike de Jong

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Much Ado About Nothing | March 14-17 2013

One of Shakespeare’s finest comedies.  The text is largely written in prose (although there are significant components of verse) making the language easier for general audiences to understand.

Directed by Adam Day

Anne of Green Gables

Adapted by Peter DeLaurier
from the novel by L.M. Montgomery

Directed by Richard Medernach

March 14-18 2012
7 PM shows (Wed. – Sat.)
2 PM show (Sunday)

Fr. O’Donnell Auditorium
St. Thomas More College

Tickets
General Admission $15.00
Students/Seniors/Low Income $10.00
Children (13 and younger) $5.00

All shows are rush seating.

 

or phone 966-8900.

 

About the play:
When aging brother and sister Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert send to the orphanage in Nova Scotia for a boy to help them on the farm, they get more than they bargain for. Due to a mix-up, they are instead left with 11-year-old Anne Shirley. Over the course of six years, this romantic, hot-headed, and energetic girl wins their hearts and turns the stodgy, rural Canadian community into a bright world of “kindred spirits.” This swift yet theatrical adaptation of the classic novel is an all-ages crowd pleaser.

The show runs about 2 1/2 hours with an intermission.

Produced by special arrangement with Playscripts, INC. (www.playscripts.com)

Location and Parking

St. Thomas More College (STM) is on the University of Saskatchewan campus at the corner of College Drive and Bottomly Ave.  There is a pay lot just north of STM and there is limited street parking south of College Drive. Find U of S parking information here.

A Christmas Carol: Dec. 2-4

Newman Players is pleased to present  Tony Palermo’s radio-on-stage version of A Christmas Carol.  Directed by Dan Taillon, this very faithful radio drama adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic story of  Ebenezer Scrooge, Christmas spirits, memory, and redemption is sure to delight audiences. The dialogue of the play is verbatim Dickens but is presented like an old time radio play.

 

The show runs about 60 minutes long and features live sound effects creation. The show is being recorded and a CD of the production will be available for purchase later in December.

Dates and Times:

December 2nd – show only – 7:30 PM in the Fr. O’Donnell Auditorium

December 3rd – dinner theatre* – 6:30 PM in the St. Thomas More College Cafeteria

December 4th – show only – 2:30 PM in the Fr. O’Donnell Auditorium

Tickets:

Show only $5.00 (Dec. 2 and 4 shows)

*Dinner Theatre $35.00 -must be purchased in advance. (Dec. 3rd show only)
Buffet Menu: chicken parmigiana, honey & thyme roasted root veggies, herb rice pilaf, mixed greens salad with caramelized peaches, roasted Mediterranean vegetable salad, dessert display, coffee, tea, fruit punch.
Cash Bar.

Tickets are available online and from the main office of St. Thomas More College. Phone 966-8900.  Tickets for Dec. 2 and 4 shows will also be available at the door.