The Cultch and Theatre Replacement Present
Jack & The Beanstalk: An East Van Panto

December 4 – 29, 2013
The York Theatre

Get ready for a wild ride!

Theatre Replacement (Winners and Losers, Dress me up in your love) returns to blow the roof off the brand new York Theatre with Jack & the Beanstalk: An East Van Panto! With words by Charles Demers (CBC’s The Debaters, Vancouver Special), music by Veda Hille (Do You Want What I Have Got? A Craigslist Cantata), and direction by Amiel Gladstone (Craigslist Cantata, 100% Vancouver), this upside down version of the classic holiday pantomime – complete with bad guys, good guys, hissing and cheering – will be a sweet and whacked-out treat for the whole family.

Cast:
Patti Allan* – Mrs. Giant, Old Mudder Udder
Maiko Bae Yamamoto – Jack
Dawn Petten – Old Mudder Udder, John O’Seamus McGregor Somethingwelsh
Raugi Yu – Ray Nator
Allan Zinyk* – Jack’s Mom, Giant

* Appears with the permission of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association

* Theatre Replacement engages under the terms of the Independent Theatre Agreement, professional Artists who are members of the Canadian Actors’ Equity Association.

Special Thanks:
Maura Doherty, St. Andrews Wesley United Church, Michael Dobbin, Chris Allan, The Arts Club, Walker Fanning, Elia Kirby, Island Mountain Arts, Charlotte Newman, Ben Snell, Studio 58, Deneh Thompson, and Bard on the Beach

Playwright: Charles Demers
Director: Amiel Gladstone*
Musical Director, Composer and An East Van Panto Orchestra: Veda Hille
Set and Props Designer: Pam Johnson
Costume Designer: Heather Redfern
Lighting Designer: Itai Erdal
Scenic Illustrator: Laura Zerebeski
Assistant Lighting Designer: Alia Stephan
Stage Manager: Jan Hodgson
Production Manager: Borja Brown
Technical Director: Jayson McLean
Production Assistant: Athena Ivison
Assistant to the Director: Brett Willis
Cutter / Seamstress: Line Richard

Media Links:

http://performanceplacepolitics.blogspot.ca
-Peter Dickinson, Performance, Place & Politics

http://archive.sadmag.ca/news/2013/12
-Shmuel Marmorstein, Sad Mag

http://www.vancourier.com/theatre-review
-Jo Ledingham, Vancouver Courier

http://blogs.theprovince.com/2013/12/11/theatre-review-york-theatre
-Jerry Wasserman,  The Province

http://www.vancitybuzz.com/2013/12/homegrown
-Cecilia Lu, VanCity Buzz

http://www.straight.com/arts
-Andrea Warner, The Georgia Straight

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