PHOTO CALL: Meet the Cast of the Canadian Regional Premiere of Carrie

News   PHOTO CALL: Meet the Cast of the Canadian Regional Premiere of Carrie
 
The Canadian regional premiere of the cult rock musical Carrie will be presented Oct. 7-25 at the Jericho Arts Centre in Vancouver.

Ryan Mooney will direct a cast led by Ranae Miller in the title role with Sabrina Prada as her mother Margaret White. They will be joined by Tegan Verheul (Sue Snell), Emily Canavan (Chris Hargensen), Keri Smith (Ms. Gardner), Riley Qualteri (Tommy Ross), Ben Bilodeau (Billy Nolan), Erin Walker, Jessica Hood, Emma Wong, Jeremy Fornier-Hanlon, Evan Kascak, Ross Foster and Scott McGrath.

Based on Stephen King’s breakout novel, the musical features music by Michael Gore and lyrics by Dean Pitchford. Lawrence D. Cohen supplies the show’s book.

Set in the rural community of Chamberlain, ME, Carrie, press notes state, "concerns the story of Carrie White, a misunderstood 17 year old outcast. At school she is tormented by her peers, and at home she is at the mercy of her religious fanatic mother, until she discovers that she has a special gift, telekenisis, and if pushed too far she’s not afraid to use it."

The upcoming production will also have musical direction by Caitlin Hayes and choreography by Grace Newson.

Carrie is produced in Vancouver by Fighting Chance Productions, in association with Nathan Gardner, Danny Brooke, and Renegade Productions, and is presented through special arrangement with the Rogers and Hammerstein Organization.

Tickets range from $20-$35 and are now on sale at www.ticketstonight.ca. For more information, see www.ScaryWhiteYVR.com.

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