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Brit’s Picks Nov. 1 – 8

Brit’s Picks Nov. 1 – 8
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Heartfelt Tribute            Tonight – Nov. 10

The Refinery

As Remembrance Day nears, many people are searching for ways to pay tribute to veterans and you have just that chance with Live Five Independent Theatre’s latest play. A Soldier’s War was inspired by the letters of Joshua Ramsden’s grandfather, a WWII veteran. The play follows 5 Canadian soldiers from their basic training to D-day and then as they return home. It’s a story of brotherhood, honour and the lasting effects of war. This production has toured across Canada and now it’s returning home. Tickets are $22 – $25.

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Alt-Country Collaboration          Friday

The Bassment

Country fans won’t want to miss this show. Winnipeg’s Sean Burns has a honkytonk sound that will have you craving a pint and wanting to twostep. Burns is out promoting his latest album Music for Taverns, Bars and Honky Tonks and he’s making a stop at the Bassment. Alberta singer/songwriter T. Buckley will open the show. Tickets are $18 – $23

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Meet the Onstage Footloose Heroes!

Meet the heroes of Footloose: The Musical! As we put the finishing touches on Footloose, this is your chance to hear what our local performers have to say about their characters! Tickets are available at saskatoonsummerplayers.ca or by calling 306.652.6556. Get them while you still can!Filmed and edited by Zach Greenhorn at Zero Frame Productions.

Posted by Saskatoon Summer Players on Friday, October 26, 2018

Almost Paradise           Nov. 7 – 11

Broadway Theatre

Whether you know this story from its Oscar and Tony winning soundtrack or you fell in love (like I did) with Kevin Bacon a long time ago, you’re going to love the Saskatoon Summer Players production of Footloose. The musical is a coming of age story of a teen who defies local authorities to bring dancing back to a small town after tragedy strikes. The SSP has taken this classic 80’s musical and set it in modern day starring Quinn Johner as the main heartthrob Ren McCormack. It’s your chance to sing along with all the tunes you know and love. Tickets are $24 – $34.

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Britainy Zapshalla With more than 15 years as an arts reporter at CBC Radio-Canada under her belt, Britainy Zapshalla considers herself not only an expert but also a die hard fan of Saskatchewan’s entertainment scene. She’s a regular contributor to CTV Morning Live in Saskatoon and loves to help people plan their weekends with Brit’s Picks.

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