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January 14, 2013

zone41 theatre fundraiser: Thom Allison l Follies l Sunday in the Park with George l The Last of Sheila l Sure Thing l INTO THE WOODS

Jan 20 8:00 pm – ONE SHOW ONLY
Tom Hendry Warehouse, 140 Rupert Ave 

From Winnipeg to Broadway and Back Again
An Intimate Evening of Stephen Sondheim 
with Scott Christian on piano

A one-night only fundraiser for zone41 theatre – the company that brought you the acclaimed production of Shaw's Village Wooing at last year's festival.

Star of CBC's Over the Rainbow, Shaw Festival's Ragtime and Priscilla Queen of the Desert on Broadway, Thom Allison takes us on an autobiographical journey through the music of Stephen Sondheim. Winnipeg audiences were wowed by his Aldolpho in MTC's The Drowsy Chaperone, Tom Collins in Rent and Reuben in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat for Rainbow Stage. In 2001, Thom was invited to be a guest soloist for Sondheim himself at the World Leaders’ Salute to Stephen Sondheim.

Tickets: $41 (plus ticketing fee)
For advance tickets, call 204-942-6537 or email
or visit 174 Market Avenue, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Mon to Sat.

This is going to be a fabulous evening and the bar will be open post-show.
We can't wait to see you all on the 20th!

We are also hosting a 2 day Masterclass led by Thom at the RMTC's Mainstage Rehearsal Hall.  There are still a few participant spots left for his special take on song interpretation through text and a limited number of auditors will also be welcome.
Classes will be the afternoons of January 19 and 21.

The Berney Theatre at Rady Jewish Community Campus
January 30 to February 2 at 8:00 p.m.
February 3 at 2:00 p.m.

Dry Cold Productions is proud to present Follies 
with the support of the Winnipeg Jewish Theatre.

The time is 1971 and theatrical impresario Dimitri Weissmann hosts a reunion of 
ex-Follies performers in his crumbling theatre. Amid the reminiscing, two middle-aged 
couples confront some unpleasant truths and come face to face with the future.

Single tickets: $25. 
Available online or 204-477-7478. 

For more about Follies and SondheimFest 2013.

Sunday in the Park with George
Urban Shaman Gallery, Suite 203-290 McDermot Ave
January 20 to 27
For Reservations call 204-894-6800 or email

Director: Arne MacPherson
Music Director: Celoris Miller
Stage Manager: Suzie Martin
Designer: Carolyn Gray
Costumes: Michelle Cook

Nyk Bielak * Dora Carroll * Andrea del Campo * Murray Farnell * Derek Leenhauts * Montana Lehmann * Erin McGrath * Simon Miron * David Playfair * Marina Stephenson Kerr * Jane Testar * Karl Thordarson * Melanie Whyte * Stefanie Wiens

The Last of Sheila
Rudolf Rocker Cultural Centre, 3A-91 Albert St.
January 22 to February 2

Resonator Theatrical returns to the MTC Master Playwright Festival with more provocative theatre and the only non-musical production running at SondheimFest.

Stephen Sondheim and Anthony Perkins' 1973 murder-mystery ensemble,
adapted for the stage by Rob Brown.

Tickets $15 / $10 students & seniors
To reserve in advance call: 204.219.8616

Sure Thing
Black Hole Theatre, 220 Dysart Road

January 29 to 31

Sure Thing is a short comic play featuring a chance meeting of two characters whose conversation is reset by a ringing bell when one responds negatively to the other.

It is part of a six play collection, All in the Timing written by David Ives.

Director: Jeysa Martinez-Pratt
Stage Manager: Louie Burg
Faculty Advisor: Margaret Groome

Pay What You Can for January 30 7:30 performance.

District Theatre Collective presents
Gas Station Arts Centre, 445 River Avenue
January 30 - February 2, 8:00 pm (also Sat Feb 2 2:00 pm)

Tickets: $23.99 | $14.99 Student Rush (at box office 1 hour prior to showtime.)

To purchase advance tickets, or call 1-800-838-3006.
To reserve tickets with a SondheimPass, call 204-330-9877
At the door: Cash/Visa/MasterCard/SondheimPass.
Box Office opens 1 hour before showtime.

From the company behind the sold-out Winnipeg premiere of Avenue Q

Sondheim's spellbinding, romantic and hilariously dark Tony Award-winning masterpiece.

When a baker and his wife learn they've been cursed, they embark on a quest for the special objects required to break the spell – swindling, lying to and stealing from Cinderella, Little Red, Rapunzel and Jack. Everyone's wishes are granted, but the consequences return to haunt them, with disastrous results.

Director: Connie Manfredi
Producer: Ryan Segal
Musical Director: Andrew St. Hilaire

Cast: Kevin Anderson, Nelson Bettencourt, Aubree Erickson, Nicki Kirton, Julie Lumsden, Darren Martens, Laura Olafson, Colin Peterson, Sam Plett, Paige Pooley, Robyn Pooley, Emma Stefanchuk, Charlene Van Buekenhout, Haley Vincent, Mackenzie Wojcik

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