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Wellington: Festival Players of PEC partners with Eclipse Theatre to develop the musical “Evangeline”
Saturday, June 5, 2021
Festival Players is excited to partner with Eclipse Theatre Company, in what we hope is the beginning of a long and fruitful relationship between our two companies.
Actors will work on a new adaptation of Ted Dykstra’s musical Evangeline, based on the famous Longfellow poem, by Chilina Kennedy.
Starring as the star crossed lovers Evangeline and Gabriel are Emily Lukasik and Brandon Antonio. Joining them are Broadway veterans Adam Brazier, Jeremy Kushner and Marcus Nance, with Canadian stage and screen star Graham Abbey, Nicole Joy-Fraser, Rejean Cournoyer and Dillan Meighan-Chiblow.
NEW MUSICAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP Summer 2021
Adapted by Chilina Kennedy
from the musical Evangeline by Ted Dykstra
directed by Jani Lauzon.