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East Kootenay Drama Festival  

April 22, 23, 24, 1976

*held in Cranbrook*

hosted by The Lake Windermere Players

CRANBROOK COMMUNITY THEATRE

entries:

The Effect of Gamma Rays on the Man-in-the Moon Marigolds

By Paul Zindel

Original Music by John Fisher (1959)

Directed by Paul Kershaw

 

CAST:

Linda Kennelly ….... Tillie              Miggs Sawchuk ….. Beatrice

Maureen Cullen ….. Ruth             Jim Cameron ……... Nanny

Susan Montalbetti ….. Janice Vickery

 

CREW:

Al Fadeeff … Sound                     Suzanne Romich … Properties

Rod Punnett, David Kershaw and Brent Catsirelis … Lighting

A Child Went Forth

Written by David Sawn

Directed by Karl McKusick 

 

CAST: 

Stuart Gordon …. Old Man         

Karl McKusick … Young Boy

 

CREW:

Cliff Owen … Stage Manager     

Ruth Ellingson … Properties

Barry Flint … Lights

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Best Director:  David Stock

Three Actors & Their Drama  

Cranbrook Community Theatre

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Best Speech & Diction:  Stuart Gordon

A Child Went Forth

Cranbrook Community Theatre

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Best Supporting Actress: Susan Montalbetti

The Effect of Gamma Rays on the Man-in-the Moon Marigolds

Cranbrook Community Theatre

Three Actors & Their Drama

By Michel de Ghelderode

Directed by David Stock 

CAST:

Barry Borgstrom … The Author             

Jim Cameron …...... The Prompter

Al Paterson ……..… The Heavy Lead      

Leslie Ferguson ….. The Ingénue

Danny Melody …… The Young Lead

 

CREW:

Pat Hay ………… Assistant to the Director

Jim Ellingson…. Stage Manager

Cindy Gordon & Garry Anderson … Lights

Steve Sandahl and Ken Lavallee .… Stage Crew

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Best Supporting Actor:

Jim Cameron

*FOR  2 plays!* 

The Effect of Gamma Rays on the Man-in-the Moon Marigolds

and

Three Actors & Their Drama

Cranbrook Community Theatre

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This was a big festival. Of the 11 plays entered in this Festival, 4 were entered by the Golden Players, 3 by CCT, and 2 came from Lake Windermere Players.

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In a bit of an unusual turn, it was following this festival that 2 of Cranbrook Community Theatre’s entries went on to play for the Cranbrook audience in general. These were the award winning A Child Went Forth and Three Actors and Their Drama.

Learn more about that on our Gallery under Special Performances.  They ran for 2 nights only.