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Nightingale

Forrest Nickerson Theatre, March 23 to 27, 2018
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Obsessed by his worldly possessions, the great Emperor of China has grown blind to the needs of his people and the real treasures of life.

In this humorous adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's famous fairy tale, ancient Oriental gods and the Nightingale join forces with THE AUDIENCE to cure the Emperor of his possessive ways!

Recipient of the AATE Distinguished Play Award. Presented in the Chinese Theatre style, with mask, movement, story-telling and audience participation!


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PRODUCTION CAST

Nightingale, by Rita Grauer and John Urquhart

THE CHORUS –   Alison Kolisnyk
THE EMPEROR –   Helmut Friedrich
THE SERVANT –   Dakota Nickels
THE NIGHTINGALE, 2ND GOD –   Cora Fast
DEATH, 1ST GOD –   Heather Forgie
MUSICIAN –   Hope Figueroa

STAFF AND CREW

Company Staff

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR –   John Chase
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR –   T.B.A.
WARDROBE MISTRESS –   Kaitlin Klassen

Production Staff

DIRECTOR –   John Chase
STAGE MANAGER –   Margaret Keast
ASST STAGE MANAGER –   Hope Figueroa
COSTUME DESIGNER –   Kaitlin Klassen
LIGHTING DESIGNER –   John Chase
PROPERTY MISTRESS –   Heather Forgie
CHOREOGRAPHER –   Rachel Hiebert
SCENERY –   Fantasy Theatre for Children
 –   Merlyn Productions
VENUE TECHNICIAN –   Madison Bouwman

Production Crew

LIGHT BOARD OPERATOR –   Madison Bouwman
SCENIC CREW –   Dean Duncan
BOX OFFICE –   Wendy Hrynkiw
FRONT OF HOUSE –   Friends of Merlyn Productions

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

285 Pembina Inc.Canstar Community NewsTom Dercola / CJNU 93.7Justin Olynyk / UMFM 101.5Winnipeg Arts CouncilGreg Fosty / Champagne DrumBrian DoughertyJohn Sadoway

Produced by special arrangement with THE DRAMATIC PUBLISHING COMPANY of Woodstock, Illinois


See Also:  Cast Bios & Headshots

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