July 17

Rotarians get taste of Charlie Brown

Members of the Nelson Rotary Club enjoyed some live entertainment with their lunch at their Friday lunch at the Hume Hotel.

Members of the Nelson Rotary Club enjoyed some live entertainment with their lunch at their Friday lunch at the Hume Hotel.

The cast of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown came into the banquet room wearing the iconic Charlie Brown shirt.

The started the lunch off by singing O, Canada and city councillor Margaret Stacey presented the group to the Rotarians.

She explained the history behind the play, which had been done at the Capitol Theatre when Stacey was involved.

When You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown first appeared on the stage at the Capitol there was only a cast of six, and now there is a cast of over 30.

Director Allison Girvan, who is an alumna of the Summer Youth Program, talked about how great it has been to work with Laura Metcalfe, another program alumni.

The cast sang two songs from the production while the Rotarians enjoyed their lunch.

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown opens July 22.

Tickets are available at the Capitol Theatre Box office or by calling 250-352-6363.

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