Friday, February 08, 2019

Wake in the West - Upcoming production in March!


Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the Benevolent Irish Society (BIS) and ACT ! Attend an Irish play at the Edward Whelan Irish Cultural Center at 582 North River Road.

This year’s play, Wake in the West, written by Michael J. Ginnelly and directed by Paul Whelan, is set on the West Coast of Ireland in a country house on the outskirts of a small town. Tom Healy has recently passed on, and his unusual last requests have the entire neighbourhood up in arms! Come attend Tom’s wake and see what shenanigans occur. The Benevolent Irish Society is producing this play in partnership with ACT. Performances are March 7, 8, 9 and March 12, 13, 14 at 7:30 pm. A light lunch will be served. Tickets are 20$ ($17 for ACT and BIS members), and are available on-line at ( just search for Wake in the West).

The talented cast includes Gordon Cobb, Shelley Tamtom, Avalon Dennis, Mateo Blacquiere, Patrick Fitzgerald, Marti Hopson, Veronica Jendrick, Sam MacDonald, and Ian Byrne. Samantha Bruce is Stage Manager.

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