Monday
Aug122013

Sentimental Journey Opens September 12th

PRESS RELEASE

 

THEATRE KELOWNA SOCIETY 

Presents

“Sentimental Journey”

A 1940’s Radio Show

Written and Directed by Kim Foreman

 

A celebration of the Golden Age of Radio and fond tribute to the GREATEST GENERATION!

 

When you enter the Black Box Theatre you will be part of the studio audience at a 1943 broadcast of “Axel Starr’s Radio Hour”! You’ll be treated to Andrews Sister’s style songs from the era accompanied by a live three piece band led by Sylvia Clerke.  The show includes serial comedies and melodramas in the style of 1940’s radio shows with real time sound effects.  Sing along to your favorite tunes and laugh at the old-time humour from those memorable and sentimental bygone days! Our talented performers are Kim Foreman, Jeff Samin, Debby Helf, John Van Dyk, Robin Jarman, Karen Mason, and Ashley Lewicki.

 

BLACK BOX THEATRE

SEPT. 12- OCT. 6

THURS-SAT 7:30PM

SAT & SUN MATINEES 2PM

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250-762-5050

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ALL SEATS: $25 (plus charges)

 

BUY SEASON’S TICKETS and SAVE!  (by phone only 250-762-5050)

SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY SEPT 12-OCT 6

CINDERELLA & THE SILVER TWIG NOV. 21-DEC 1

HEROES APRIL 17-27

3 shows $50 (plus charges)

Contact us:  250-862-8673

Tuesday
Aug062013

TKS Announces 2013 / 2014 Season!

Monday
Jul152013

Debby Helf Wins at Theatre BC!

Debby was introduced at the awards ceremony in Kamloops July 13, 2013.

The 2013 recipient of the most prestigious Theatre BC Eric Hamber Award was chosen this year by, Anne Marsh,Sharon Lynch and Ann Booth. Ann Booth recipient of the award last year will present the Award . 

Before I introduce you I wish to share some descriptions written by peers from the theatrical world. :- This person is :-

“ A Helium Balloon that raises to the stratosphere”

“ A valuable crusader for their favorite avocation the theatre.”

“ A splendid citizen of their home community”

“A well loved friend who volunteers for neigbouring zone clubs”

“A passionate champion of the role of arts and especially drama in British Columbia”

A theatre thespian, this person  gained a BA in Dramatic Arts  is a previous past President and Life member of their home club  and a steadfast member of Theatre BC.  A previous member of a Mainstage Host Committee who has attended almost all of the Mainstage Festivals either on or off stage and has a unique ability to inspire and lead others giving selflessly of time,expertise and enthusiasm . This person by their drive and enthusiasm chaired a committee and  was instumental in planning and developing a theatrical arts centre for their community

As Winston Churchill once famously said “We make a living by what we get but we make a life by what we give”

Ladies and Gentleman, it is my absolute pleasure to introduce you to 4 time Theatre BC Best Supporting Actress  “ DEBBY HELF “ recipient of 2013 Eric Hamber Award.

We are very proud of Debby and very pleased that her years of tireless work on behalf of theatre has been acknowledged. Well done!

Sunday
Mar242013

Caught in the Net - Coming Soon!

Wednesday
Jan302013

Theatre Kelowna Society Invites Directors and Script Writers to 1st Open House

Kelowna, BC - In celebration of 64 years of inspiring Okanagan residents to get involved in community theatre, Theatre Kelowna Society invites local amateur writers and directors to submit their talents to the stage for their 2013-14 seasons.

“Theatre Kelowna is made up of individuals and families with a passion for the arts, but we’re always on the look out for new directors and interesting scripts that should be on the stage,” said Board Director, Andrew Taylor. “We know they're out there and we want to meet them.”

Theatre Kelowna will host their 1st Annual Open House on February 12th from 7-9pm at the Rotary Centre of the Arts. Producers, directors and scriptwriters be on hand to explain submission criteria, the annual show schedule, volunteer opportunities, as well as offering the public a chance to tour their archives and costumes.

For more information on this Open House, submission deadline and more visit www.theatrekelowna.org