Godspell: A Feel-Good Musical – Packed With Charm!

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The Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Society proudly presents Godspell on February 11th 2014 at 7:30pm at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre. Godspell is the third of five shows in the Society’s 2013/14 Theatre series.
Prepare ye for Godspell, the beloved musical from Stephen Schwartz, the Grammy and Academy Award-winning composer of Wicked. Enjoy all the good gifts of one of the most enduring shows of all time – a family friendly, feel-good, and entirely entertaining musical rendition of the Gospel of Matthew.
In this production by New York’s Moonglow Entertainment in association with Toronto’s Drayton Entertainment, a vibrant cast delivers this popular modernized retelling of the later life of Jesus. Godspell comes to Vernon as part of a national tour that is receiving glowing reviews and delighting audiences throughout North America.
This timeless tale of friendship, loyalty and love has touched the hearts of countless theatergoers all over the world – and now you can join in the celebration as a spectacular ensemble of 11 actors plus 5 musicians take the stage to stir your soul and lift you right out of your seat.
Raise your spirit with the Tony-nominated score filled with the popular hits Day By DayLight of the World and Turn Back, O Man, and more. Come sing about love at Godspell!
Originally conceived and directed by John-Michael Tebelak, this production is directed by David Hogan and will feature Jake Stern in the role of Jesus and Graham Parkhurst as John the Baptist/Judas. The cast also features Stacey Bulmer, Michael Hogeveen, Ivan Lo, Alessia Lupiano, Rebecca McCauley, Lisa Michelle, Janelle Murray, Michael De Rose, and David Cotton.
Drayton Entertainment is one of Canada’s most successful professional theatre companies. From Broadway musicals, to laugh-a-minute comedies and riveting dramas, Drayton Entertainment presents the finest in live theatre for all ages.
Tickets for the February 11th performance of Godspell are $47 for Adults, $44 for Seniors, $42 for Students and are on sale now through the Ticket Seller Box Office by calling 250-549-SHOW (7469) or logging online to www.ticketseller.ca.
The Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre thanks the following sponsors for their generous support: Village Green Hotel, Kal Tire, Wayside Press, Swan Lake Nurseryland, Vernon Lock & Safe, the Pantry, Allan Francis Pringle Lawyers, the Vernon Morning Star, 107.5 KISS FM, the Okanagan Advertiser, the Department of Canadian Heritage, the North Okanagan Regional District, and the Vernon Winter Carnival.
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For more information or to arrange an interview please contact:
Brian Van Wensem
Audience Development
Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre
3800 – 33rd Street
Vernon, British Columbia
V1T 5T6
p. 542 9355
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