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Spring 2023 (dates in the Sid Williams Theatre 26 Mar. to 8 Apr.)

We are seeking a Director for a play of their choice (or perhaps two one-acts) to have up to a 2 week run in Courtenay’s Sid Williams Theatre.
The production would then become Courtenay Little Theatre’s entry in the 2023 North Island Zone Festival (14-21 May) in Campbell River.
Please note that Rivercity Players (2023 host of NIZ) have a 100-seat theatre.
Set requirements should be minimal.

An Expression of Interest should consist of:

1. Director’s full name and contact information
2. Complete account of Director’s directing experience
3. Copy of the script and reason for choosing the play
4. Casting and set requirements

The deadline for proposals is 31 July 2022 and should be submitted to Adele Bailey of the CLT Selection Committee at bailey.adele@gmail.com

CLT’s Upcoming Productions

FALL 2022

by Robert Harling
Directed by Kirstin Humpherys

Oct 4 – 8, 2022 at the Sid Williams Theatre

Set in Chinquapin, Louisiana in 1986, this iconic play is a tale of love, loss and friendship.
We follow the lives of six southern women who come together in Truvy’s Exclusive Beauty Parlour. Full of
wise-cracking repartee, the women are witty, intelligent and sometimes slightly crazy. Annelle, who’s not
sure if she is still married, is the eager new assistant to the outspoken romantic Truvy who dispenses
shampoo and free advice to the town’s rich curmudgeon and do-loving Ouiser, newly widowed millionaire
Miss Clairee and classic Southern mother M’Lynn, whose beautiful daughter Shelby (a diabetic) is about to
get married. Opening on Shelby’s wedding day, the story moves toward tragedy when she risks pregnancy.
The beauty and fragility of her life has a profound effect on all the women, and their underlying strengths of
love and friendship make this play truly touching to behold. Packed with 1980’s nostalgia and memorable
one-liners, Steel Magnolias is a classic play that continues to speak to audiences all over the world about
hope and love.

Truvy Jones: Nicole Abbott
Annelle Dupuy-Desoto: Emily Macham
Clairee Belcher: Zoe Wright
Shelby Eatenton: Celine D Peters
M’Lynn Eatenton: TJ MacPherson
Ouiser (pronounced “Weezer”) Boudrequx: Jeannine Taylor

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