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Augustus Does His Bit

The Ellice Theatre, January 31 to February 4, 2012
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Merlyn Productions opens its 2012 Season with the uproariously funny one-act comedy that George Bernard Shaw called his "true-to-life" wartime farce!

Meet Lord Augustus Highcastle: brilliant, handsome and capable (not to mention modest and self-sacrificing), as he would happily remind you from the daring command of his writing desk. Who better to trust with the super-secret list of Allied gun emplacements?

An obstinate, over-age clerk who would rather be on the front lines and a beautiful woman with a hidden agenda complete the recipe for comic disaster. With allies like these, who needs enemies? We hope it all turns out well in the end – for our country's sake!

Part of the ShawFest 2012 Master Playwright Festival.

"It would be strange indeed if I had not mastered the art of public expression. Even the Radical papers have paid me the high compliment of declaring that I am never more impressive than when I have nothing to say."
— Lord Augustus Highcastle



PRODUCTION CAST

Augustus Does His Bit, by George Bernard Shaw

LORD AUGUSTUS HIGHCASTLE –   Mitch Krohn
THE CLERK –   Tim Beaudry
THE LADY –   Elizabeth Whitbread

STAFF AND CREW

Company Staff

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR –   John Chase
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR –   Kevin Hamill
WARDROBE MISTRESS –   Jenn Harder

Production Staff

DIRECTOR –   John Chase
PRODUCTION STAGE MGR –   Anna Woodward
REHEARSAL STAGE MGR –   Brian Dougherty
SCENIC DESIGNER –   Kevin Hamill
COSTUME DESIGNER –   Jenn Harder

Production Crew

SOUND OPERATOR –   Anna Woodward
SCENIC CARPENTER –   Brian Dougherty
COSTUME CREW –   Mitch Krohn
BOX OFFICE MANAGER –   Carolyn Lutes
USHERS –   Friends of Merlyn Productions

Acknowledgements

The Ellice Café & TheatreChuck McEwen / Master Playwright FestivalFantasy Theatre for ChildrenDerek Loewen / The UniterJustin Olynyk / UMFM 101.5CKUW 95.9 FMCJNU 107.9 FMCendrine Marrouat / Winnipeg Art ExaminerWest End BIZTourism WinnipegUptown MagazineWinnipeg Free PressWinnipeg SunTim SpringTim ThiessenKen PerchukWayne & Nancy CurnewLeila Marston


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