Play With Your Wine


“It’s August 8, 2008 and I’m drinking at the Super 8. Tomorrow is a workday, but tonight is all mine”

super8 New Vintage Theatre is pleased to announce their first production, Super 8, will be at The Vibrant Vine Winery for two shows on Saturday, January 26 at 5 and 7pm.

The event for will also be a launch for the first New Vintage Theatre season. Super 8 is an acclaimed new play by Mark C. Hopkins and Charles Netto from Calgary. Directed by Bonnie Gratz, Super 8 features local actor and Go! Okanagan anchor Doug Brown and the award winning actress Dorothy Dalba. The two play unusual strangers who meet in a Super 8 Motel bar on August 8, 2008 and the funny, bittersweet events that unfold.

The play had sold out runs at Lunchbox Theatre in Calgary and at The Edmonton International Fringe Festival this summer, garnering rave reviews, and recently packed Pulp Fiction Coffeehouse for a Nov.20 reading by New Vintage. The production is a BC premiere.

“Tony Lewis of The Vibrant Vine is known for fantastic wine, but also for his outstanding commitment to the arts and community in Kelowna. When he heard of the success of our reading of Super 8 he jumped right on board to offer us the opportunity to launch our season with this exciting sneak peek engagement.” says Artistic Director Bonnie Gratz

New Vintage Theatre is a small professional theatre company, formed in August 2012, has the mandate to create and produce new works and remount the classics in captivating ways. A full season line up for 2013-14 will also be announced in at this event in January.

Super 8 will play at The Vibrant Vine on Saturday, January 26 for two shows at 5 and 7pm. Tickets are free with a purchase of Vibrant Vine wine from Mission Merchants Liquor at 4600 Lakeshore Road, Kelowna. Space for this exclusive event is very limited; tickets will go quickly. New Vintage also encourages people to check out their full line up of play readings, classes and programs at their website

The Vibrant Vine Winery can be found at 3240 Pooley Road in Kelowna.

For more information about this release or to book an interview, please contact Bonnie Gratz at 778-214-1456 or email



Attached image is from the poster for the play and the photo is from the play reading of Super 8; featured are actors Dorothy Dalba and Doug Brown. Photo Credit: Michelle Stephenson Contract Photography.

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