A Nice Family Gathering – a Many Hats production!

Celebrating 10 years with Many Hats!

Many Hats Theatre Company is closing out our celebratory Tenth Season with an hilarious comedy by Phil Olson A Nice Family Gathering our 50th production!!

A Nice Family Gathering is the story of Dad (Jamie Eberle)  who loved his wife so much, he almost told her. It’s Thanksgiving Day and the first family gathering at the Lundeen household since the Patriarch died.

At the gathering, Dad comes back as a ghost with a mission; to tell his wife (Eleanor Walker) he loved her, something he neglected to tell her while he was alive. After all, they were only married for 45 years. The problem is, she can’t hear or see him. So he attempts to use his son Carl (Andrew Knudsen) to channel his message. Michael and Stacy (Rob McCaffery and Dana Zumpano-Gin) have secrets to reveal as well as Jill, Michael’s wife (Anita Reimer) The trouble begins when Mom invites Jerry (James Wood) for dinner much to Dad’s chagrin!

Eric Hanston and Ed Schneider direct and Ben Amos wears the producer’s hat. Judy Byer and Susan Gibbs stage manage.

A Nice Family Gathering opens November 9 and runs until December 2. Performances are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights at 8:00 Sunday matinees at 2:00.

Again we’re having TWO gala opening nights! First, on Thursday November 9 there will be our traditional opening wine and cheese reception immediately following the performance  featuring wines from our official winery sponsor Play Estate Winery.
THEN on Friday November 10  there will be a reception for opening night number two featuring the most excellent craft brews of The Cannery Brewing Company, and there will be door prizes furnished by Andre Martin of our official print sponsor, Minuteman Press.

As a consideration for those with sensitivities please refrain from wearing fragrances to the theatre.

Tickets are $25 for adults and $22 for students and seniors (GST is included). As usual tickets can be purchased from our good friends next door at The Nest and Nectar or reserved during their business hours by phoning 250-493-7275. (note that The Nest and Nectar is closed on Mondays.)

The Nest and Nectar will be open Tuesday through Saturday with full dinner service on show nights. And they also have a dynamite Sunday Brunch which has proven extremely popular! May we suggest you phone 250-493-7275 for a reservation to avoid disappointment? Check out their menu and hours of service here www.nestandnectar.ca

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