Bah! Humbug! returns

Bah! Humbug! 2012 - A Woodward’s Seasonal Tradition!

December 15, 2012 | 2:00 PM and 7:30 PM $20 general | $10 student/seniors Fei and Milton Wong Experimental Theatre Goldcorp Centre for the Arts BUY TICKETS Directed by Max Reimer Starring Jay Brazeau, Jim Byrnes & Margo Kane Featuring over 20 popular & seasonal songs, an audience sing-a-long, seasonal refreshments, and an organic turkey draw! A contemporary adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas CarolBah! Humbug! parallels the economic disparities between Victorian England and Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Reconceived as a reading and musical event where Scrooge owns a pawn shop on Hastings Street, this presentation includes community actors working alongside professional actors from the city. This imaginative production offers a new twist on a cherished classic that celebrates the transformative power of human redemption. A Woodward's tradition, each year the family-friendly adapation contains new twists and turns while highlighting the vital issues affecting Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. Directed by Max Reimer, Bah! Humbug! features award-winning actor Jay Brazeau as Ebenezer Scrooge, First Nations actor Margo Kane as the narrator, Juno-award winning musician and actor Jim Byrnes as Jacob Marley, and gospel and blues/singer Tom Pickett as Bob Cratchit. Musical performances are diverse and include pop songs, folk, blues, gospel, and industrial rock along with traditional seasonal favourites. This truly is a version of A Christmas Carol like you've never experienced before. A witty, heart-filled production! –Megan Harris A fantastic way to get into the spirit of the season! –Diane Roberts, urban ink .. one sweet humbug... becoming an annual favourite... a made-in-Vancouver Christmas Carol... Brazeau is a great humbugging Scrooge...Don't miss it..... -Jo Ledingham,  Vancouver Courier
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