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SACRED BLOOD and THE BOOR

The Ellice Theatre, May 29 to 30, 2009
Artwork for SACRED BLOOD and THE BOOR

An Evening of Comedy & Tragedy...
TWO ONE-ACT PLAYS BACK-TO-BACK!

SACRED BLOOD, by Zinaida Gippius. Directed by John Chase.
"Blood runs cold in the veins of a RUSALKA - the mermaid of Russian lore. This mature drama tells the tale of one who forsakes her own kind to have a human soul ... and sacrifices everything to learn the meaning of love."

THE BOOR, by Anton Chekhov. Directed by Tony Frost.
"A boorish creditor wants his money today, a headstrong widow won't pay until tomorrow, and one poor servant is caught in the middle... A battle of the sexes may come to pistols in this explosive Chekhov comedy!"



PRODUCTION CAST

Sacred Blood, by Zinaida Gippius

YOUNG MERMAID –   Leila Marston
OLD MERMAID –   Evelyn Carruthers
WITCH –   Kevin Hamill
FATHER PAFNUTY –   Bill Pats
NIKODIM –   Edward Finigan

The Boor, by Anton Chekhov

HELENA IVANOVNA POPOV –   Carolyn Lutes
GRIGORI STEPANOVITCH SMIRNOV –   Jesse Boulet
LUKA –   Evelyn Darrach

STAFF AND CREW

Company Staff

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR –   John Chase
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR –   Kevin Hamill
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT –   Leila Marston

Production Staff

DIRECTOR (SACRED BLOOD) –   John Chase
DIRECTOR (THE BOOR) –   Tony Frost
SCENIC DESIGNER (SACRED BLOOD) –   Kevin Hamill
COSTUME DESIGNER (THE BOOR) –   Lucille LaPorte
VENUE MANAGER –   Tim Spring

Production Crew

LIGHT BOARD OPERATOR –   John Chase
SOUND OPERATOR (SACRED BLOOD) –   Jesse Boulet
SOUND OPERATOR (THE BOOR) –   Bill Pats
SCENIC CREW –   Edward Finigan
 –   Jessica Kokan
COSTUME CREW (SACRED BLOOD) –   John Chase
 –   Leila Marston
DRESSER (SACRED BLOOD) –   Evelyn Carruthers
BOX OFFICE –   Carolyn Lutes
USHERS –   Friends of Merlyn Productions

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The Ellice Café & TheatreFantasy Theatre for ChildrenWinnipeg SunWinnipeg Free PressJustin Olynyk / UMFM 101.5West End BIZLucille LaPorteGordon & Cheryl ArnoldDan MacMillanDon WilsonWayne & Nancy CurnewBrenda & Clayton HamillBess Tapalla


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