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HEY ABBOTT! - Another Classic Comedy Tribute Show

The Ellice Theatre, May 30 to June 2, 2012
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Award-winning Abbott & Costello impressionists CHASE & HAMILL and their wacky cast re-mount their latest tribute to the legendary comedy duo!

When Bud and Lou join the carnival, they encounter multiple crazy characters. Zany antics ensue!

Another FAMILY-FRIENDLY hour of sketch comedy, featuring "WHO'S ON FIRST" and a NEW selection of old-time favourites.

As seen at VENUE #1 (MTC Mainstage) at the 2011 Winnipeg Fringe:
[4.5 STARS] – Ignite 107  /  [4 STARS] – Winnipeg Free Press

"Winnipeg's John Chase and Kevin Hamill certainly have the chops to pull it off. Their chemistry is terrific, and by time we get to the show-stopping "Who's On First" finale, the air positively crackles with comic electricity." – CBC

"Classic comedy at its finest. Don't just consider seeing this show, go see it." – Jenny Revue



PRODUCTION CAST

HEY ABBOTT! - Another Classic Comedy Tribute Show, by Chase & Hamill

BUD ABBOTT –   John Chase  *
LOU COSTELLO –   Kevin Hamill  *
THE ANNOUNCER –   Ian Peters
A SOUBRETTE –   Rachell Hodgins
THE MESSENGER –   Brian Dougherty  †
THE OPERATOR –   Anna Woodward
THE RINGMASTER –   Tim Beaudry
THE COP –   Brian Dougherty  †
THE GAMBLER –   Sam Kowaluk  *
VARIOUS CHARACTERS –   Ian Peters
 –   Rachell Hodgins
 –   Sam Kowaluk  *
* - Indicates alumni of The Theatre School at FTC.
† - Indicates students and alumni of the Winnipeg Theatre School at Merlyn Productions.

STAFF AND CREW

Company Staff

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

Production Staff

CO-DIRECTOR –   John Chase
 –   Kevin Hamill
STAGE MANAGER –   Anna Woodward
ASST STAGE MANAGER –   Dean Duncan
SCENIC DESIGNER –   Kevin Hamill
COSTUME DESIGNER –   John Chase
SOUND DESIGNER –   John Chase

Production Crew

LIGHT BOARD OPERATOR –   Dean Duncan
SOUND OPERATOR –   Anna Woodward
SCENIC CARPENTER –   Brian Dougherty
SEAMSTRESS –   Jenn Harder
COSTUME CREW –   Leila Marston
BOX OFFICE MANAGER –   David King
USHERS –   Friends of Merlyn Productions

Acknowledgements

The Ellice Café & TheatreFantasy Theatre for ChildrenJared Story / Uptown MagazineBroose Tulloch / 92.9 KICK-FMCKUW 95.9 FMCJNU 107.9 FMWinnipeg Free PressWinnipeg SunWinnipeg Arts CouncilWest End BIZTourism WinnipegACT ManitobaKris Diaz / Lord Selkirk R.C. Secondary STim ThiessenTim SpringAshley ToevsKen PerchukChris ReidWayne & Nancy CurnewWho, What, & I Don't KnowDave Wheeler / Power 97


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