Shuswap Theatre–Calendar of Events

Poster - Distracted-website croppedFeb. 21 – Mar. 8, 2014 – Shuswap Theatre, Salmon Arm, BC – ‘Distracted’ A comedy written by Lisa Loomer and directed by Guest Director Adele Kuyek, Rated PG13 (some swearing).

Tickets go on sale at Intwined Fibre Arts on Feb. 7 for more information www.shuswaptheatre.com or 250-832-9283

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2014:

A comedy written by Lisa Loomer and directed by Guest Director Adele Kuyek, produced by Teresa McKerral and by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service. Rated PG13 (some swearing).

What’s wrong with nine-year-old Jesse?   He can’t sit still. He curses. He raps. You can’t get him into—or out of—pajamas. His teacher thinks it’s Attention Deficit Disorder.

Dad says, “He’s just a boy!” Mama’s on a quest for answers.

Is Jesse dysfunctional, or just different? A hilarious, provocative, and poignant look at a modern family and an epidemic dilemma. Are we so tuned into our 24/7 info-rich world that we’ve tuned out what really matters?

Adele has a wonderful cast for this show, with some brand new faces to Shuswap Theatre. The cast consists of:  Mama;Teresa McKerral, Dad; Randy Brogden, Jesse; Justice Skelhorne, Sherry; Cheryl-Lee Sager, Vera; Sheri Reynard, Natalie; Emmy Sim, Carolyn; Hilary Wallis, Mrs. Holly/Nurse; Lois Archer-Duell, Waitress; Joy Peters, Dr. Broder/Dr. Jinks/Dr. Karnes/Actor with ADD; Eric Reynard and Fludiity Flow; Annick Smith & Bonnie Birch

Shows now run over three weekends. No show Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays.

Friday, Feb. 21 7:30pm and runs Sat. Feb. 22 7:30pm, Sun. Feb. 23 1:30pm matinee

Thursday, Feb. 27 (Thrifty Thursday) 7:30pm, Friday Feb 28 & Saturday, March 1 7:30pm, Sunday, March 2 1:30pm(matinee)

Thursday, March 6 (Thrifty Thursday) 7:30pm, Friday, March 7 & Saturday, March 8 7:30pm

Ticket prices: Adults $17, Seniors (60 and over) $15, Students* $10, Children $5 – Thrifty Thursday; Adults, Seniors & Students $10

TICKETS will be available at our new ticket seller Feb. 7 at Intwined Fibre Arts – 141C Hudson Ave NE, Salmon Arm, Phone: 250-832-9283 or at the door, an hour before showtime.  For more information www.shuswaptheatre.com

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