Final Weekend for the Hours That Remain plus 6 more events in November!

November is ENTERNTAINMENT PLUS at GPLT and the Performing Arts Theatre attached to the St. John Paul II Catholic School.

Nov. 7-9 – The final weekend of The Hours That Remain by Keith Barker at GPLT. An award winning play. A moving, emotionally charged story of loss, bereavement, and unfaltering hope. The Star Phoenix said “this play ingeniously casts light on the issue without making you feel like you’d rather be somewhere else.”This play confronts the pervasive reality of missing Indigenous women and girls in Canada and the legacy of loss endured by families, friends, community and our society as a whole. This play is supported by the Grande Prairie Friendship Centre.
Nov 9(10am-4pm) and 10(10am-2pm) – Open Auditions for the Tony Award winning musical comedy La Cage Aux Folles – information at gplt.ca/auditions
Nov 14-30 – The Independent production of the Grapes of Wrath by Frank Galati, Adapted from the book by John Steinbeck at the Performing Arts Theatre attached to the ST. John Paul II Catholic School
Nov 15 – The Frightening 48 presented by PRIMAA at GPLT
Nov 17 – Braden Gates and Jake Morley Concert at GPLT
Nov 22- Matt Patershuk Concert at GPLT
Nov 28-Dec 14 – The World Premiere of the Comedy – Bureaucrazy by Kate Danley. Add a delicious Christmas Turkey dinner prepared by Jeffrey’ Cafe.
Tickets online at: gplt.ca, call the GPLT Box Office at 780 538 1616 or shop in person

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Directing a Musical Workshop June 1 @9 am-3:30 pm

GPLT is hosting a Directing a Musical workshop from 9 to 3:30 pm on Saturday June 1. It is FREE and we provide snacks and a free lunch.

The workshop leader is fantastic.

Linette J. Smith is the artistic director of the award winning Scona Theatre Co. and Scona Alumni Theatre Co. As well as teaching at Scona, Smith is a freelance director/choreographer in Edmonton. With a Masters in Theatre Education, Smith lives for dance, physical theatre and improvisation and has trained with the Upright Citizens Brigade in NYC, Laban in the UK and Rapid Fire Theatre in Edmonton. Select credits include: direction and choreography for Xanadu, Heathers, Dogfight, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, American Idiot, RENT (Edmonton Fringe) directing the Canadian premier of Calvin Berger (three form theatre), choreography for Miss Saigon, Le Cage aux Folles, Into the Woods ( TOWTTB) Direction for Nevermore, In the Heights, Les Miserables, Bring It On, West Side Story (Scona Theatre Co.) Rocky Horror, Jane Eyre, Avenue Q, Chicago (TOWTTB). and the Edmonton premier of Lizzie: the musical.

This workshop is open to anyone including teachers and students. People can preregister by calling the Box Office at 780 538 1616 or emailing box.office@gplt.ca.

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Open Group Auditions for One Act Plays Feb 24 1-5 pm

Peace Region One Act Play Festival
Group Auditions February 24 from 1 to 5 pm at GPLT

Acting in a One Act Play is the perfect start to becoming an important member of the local community theatre and film scene. It is a fun time, too!

The Directors of the Plays being entered in this year’s Alberta Drama Festival Association’s Regional One Act Play Festival. are looking for a mix of new and experienced actors. The plays are challenging, entertaining and SHORT. Limited rehearsals are easy to fit into a busy schedule. Grande Prairie Live Theatre will provide the venue and rehearsal space. You provide your creativity and enthusiasm.
The Festival runs April 26 and 27. Each play is performed one time.

GPLT is hosting a How to Direct A One Act Workshop on Saturday February 23. You are welcome to pre-register and attend this free workshop. This workshop is limited to 20. This is a great opportunity to gain some insight into the whole acting in a one act play experience.

Sign up for your audition by calling the Box Office at 780-538-1616.

Scripts will be available for actors to peruse on February 18. GPLT will be offering rehearsal space for groups to practice.

Winning play goes to the Provincial Festival May 3, 4, and 5 in High River to represent our region.

For more information call 780-538-1616.

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