"The British are Coming! The British are Coming!"
February 5 and 12, 2017
This year our Fundraiser will feature the Sask Hotel's Queen City English Breakfast:
A Selection of chilled juices, Seasonal Melons with Mint and Cottage Cheese, Assorted English Scones, Cheese Board with Crackers, Scottish Pancakes with Berries and Devonshire Cream, Omelets with Fresh Chives and Cheddar, Cumberland Sausage and Traditional Bacon, Grilled Tomatoes, Baked Beans, Sautéed Mushrooms, Bubble and Squeak (English Fried Potatoes with Onions, Cabbage and Peas), Coffee & assorted teas
And our talented cast will perform the following musical favorites:
Consider Yourself – from the 1960s original West End and Broadway musical Oliver! and the 1968 film of the same name, Don’t Put Your Daughter on the Stage Mrs. Worthington – Noel Coward, Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen, Memory – Andrew Lloyd Webber – from the 1981 musical Cats, My Love – Petula Clark, Can You Feel the Love Tonight – Elton John – The Lion King soundtrack, I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) – The Proclaimers, Tears in Heaven – Eric Clapton, I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major-General – Gilbert and Sullivan – Pirates of Penzance, All I Ask of You – Andrew Lloyd Webber – musical version of The Phantom of the Opera, Viva La Vida – Coldplay, My Love is Like a Red, Red Rose – Robert Burns, And Her Mother Came Too – Ivor Novello, Rolling in the Deep – Adele, What Makes You Beautiful – One Direction, Always Look on the Bright Side of Life – Monty Python troupe, Pure Imagination – Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, and Beatles in Revue – The Beatles.
9 to 5, The Musical
May 24-27, 2017, Riddell Centre, University of Regina
Directed by Kenn McLeod with Musical Director Ben Redant.
Kenn McLeod, Director
Kenn is a director, performer, and educator. He holds a BFA in Acting from the University of Regina and an MFA in Directing from The University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
As a clown, puppeteer, physical theatre performer, improviser, and acrobat, Kenn has taught, trained and performed across North America. He is Artistic Director of both Hectik Theatre (Regina) and Souris Valley Theatre (Estevan), a regular with Combat Improv, a founding member of the Prairie Puppet Underground, and very proud to be a Saskatchewan artist.
Ben Redant, Musical Director
Actor, writer and musician Ben Redant was born and raised in Yorkton, SK but has spent the latter half of his life living and working in Regina, having completed his BFA in the Acting program at the U of R. While a student, he wrote and directed No Sleep (which he revised and staged for the 2012 Fringe Festival). In recent years, he has appeared in various roles including ‘Orin’ in Little Shop of Horrors, ‘Hunter’ in [title of show], ‘Boris Karloff’ in Swept Off Our Feet, and 'Dave' in The Full Monty. He has also musical directed and played for shows such as Smokey Joe’s Café, The Marvellous Wonderettes, The Rocky Horror Show, Avenue Q, and 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.
Ben appeared in Man of La Mancha and Ring of Fire, both produced by Regina's Globe Theatre. He teaches piano and voice at Long & McQuade and can sometimes be found playing shows with his rock band, Mother Night. Ben recently produced the successful Rock is Dead fundraiser at the Artful Dodger Cafe and Music Emporium.