Coming November 16 – Carrie: The Musical

I just wanted to let you know that our son, Thomas Alderson, is directing a concert performance of CARRIE: The Musical (based on Stephen King’s best-selling thriller) – one night only, Monday, November 16, at St. Michael’s College School Theatre, 1515 Bathurst St., Toronto.

This is a benefit concert for The Actor’s Fund of Canada.Carrie The Musical

Doors open at 7:00pm Cash bar and raffle with prizes in the lobby.
Performance at 8:00pm

Music by Michael Gore
Lyrics by Dean Pitchford
Book by Lawrence D. Cohen

Don’t miss this incredible one-night-only concert performance starring Dora Award Winner Lisa Horner and The Shaw Festival’s Tess Benger. Also featuring cast members from Mirvish Production’s Kinky Boots, The Wizard of Oz, Once, and The Stratford Festival.

Based on Stephen King’s thrilling novel, it tells the story of Carrie White, a misfit teenager who begins to discover she has telekinetic powers. Stunted by her over bearing, extremely religious Mother and ostracized by her classmates at school, Carrie tries to fit in with the crowd, only to have her worst nightmare realized at the senior prom.

Produced by YES Theatre, Lili Connor, Thomas Alderson

Directed by Thomas Alderson
Musical Direction by Lucas Meeuse

FEATURING AN ALL-STAR CAST:
Carrie White: Tess Benger
Margaret White: Lisa Horner
Sue Snell: Julia McLellan
Tommy Ross: Michael Cox
Chris Hargensen: Jennifer Rider-Shaw
Billy Nolan: Jeremy Walmsley
Miss Gardner: Lili Connor
Mr. Stephens: Andrew Scanlon
Frieda: Tessa Gooden
Norma: Jade Repeta
Helen: Tringa Rexhepi
George: Isaac Bell
Stokes: Alessandro Costantini
Freddy: Alex Deleo

Not recommended for small children.

***Tickets available at https://tickets.ticketwise.ca/event/carrie  

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