Pantomime auditions set for Sunday

On Sunday, September 14, auditions for the 27th Christmas pantomime are taking place at the Capitol Theatre.

There’s plenty happening at the Capitol Theatre.

On Sunday, September 14, auditions for the 27th Christmas pantomime are taking place.

This year’s show is Bedtime Rhymes by Lisel Forst and directed by Jeff Forst. This year’s Panto performances take place Thursday through Sunday, December 4-7.

At 10 a.m., actors age 13 and under are invited to audition with a parent who is willing to be in the show.

At 1 p.m. Actors age 14 and over are invited to auditions.

No appointments necessary. There is no need to prepare a song; everyone will learn a song and a dance together during the audition. Be a part of a local tradition by auditioning for the big show

On Saturday, September 13, at 7:30 p.m. Singalong West Side Story! with host Mary Defeo takes place.

Are you a Jet or a Shark? You may be surprised to discover how many songs you know from this smash hit musical! Maria, America, I Feel Pretty, Gee Officer Krupke, One Hand One Heart, Somewhere, Tonight, Cool. The list goes on and on.

Come as you are, or dress up in costume — there will be a prizes for best dressed!

Also taking place at the Capitol, on Thursday, September 18, is a presentation with Ivan Coyote and Jon Wood called  Kraft Singles for Everyone. The event is presented by Kootenay Storytelling Festival. The festival itself runs from September 18 to the 21.

For more information visit

Just Posted

Playmor Junction daycare expansion faces opposition

Neighbours upset with rezoning application, citing traffic, noise and concerns about future uses

Foster care is ‘superhighway to homelessness,’ youth advocate tells Nelson audience

Katherine McParland grew up in foster care and lived on the streets

VIDEO: This is what buying legal pot in B.C. looks like

Take a look inside B.C.’s first and only legal pot shop located in Kamloops

Pacific Insight to lay off part of workforce

The company says it is transferring automotive production to its Mexico facility

VIDEO: Candidates at Nelson election forum

Mayoral candidates joined 18 council candidates for an evening of very short answers

Feds dead set against ‘ridiculous’ quotas to replace steel, aluminum tariffs

Donald Trump imposed the so-called Section 232 tariffs — 25 per cent on steel and 10 per cent on aluminum — back in June on national security grounds.

Campus brawl leads to charge against B.C. football player

Takudzwa Timothy Brandon Gandire, a 21-year-old defensive back from Vancouver, is charged with assault causing bodily harm.

Stadium vendor seen in pizza spitting video pleads guilty

The 21-year-old’s sentencing is Nov. 15. His lawyer has said he understood what he did was wrong and was remorseful.

5 to start your day

Man killed in shooting at Abbotsford bank, ex-Surrey cop to appear in court after Creep Catchers sting and more

Jury finds Calgary couple guilty in 2013 death of toddler son

Jeromie and Jennifer Clark were found guilty of criminal negligence causing death

Fed report to show $19-billion deficit in 2017-18

The deficit is slightly smaller than Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s prediction of $19.4 billion in last winter’s budget

Vancouver Island homeowners buy more earthquake insurance than the rest of B.C.

Insurance Bureau of Canada says that’s because the perception of risk is greater on the Island

Jets score 3 late goals to beat Canucks 4-1

Winnipeg ends three-game Vancouver win streak

Most Read