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.

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