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The Scene



December 14
Seniors and
Christmas party from
10am-2pm at the
recycling Depot.

December 15
Join grade 4 students
from Vanier for
community caroling
at 1:30 pm at the
Galloway Station
Museum. Everyone is
welcome. Free.

December 15
Please join us for
Kate's Kitchen
Christmas Lunch at
St. Catherine's
Anglican Church
from 11:30 am to 1
pm. All welcome.

December 16
The Edson Legion is Holy Redeemer had another successful main stage play as their production Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was
hosting a Turkey performed 11 times by 56 very enthusiastic grade 7-12 students. Here, Charlie Bucket (Morgan Steffler) and Willy Wonka
Shoot along with dart (Quinn Larder) share a special moment.
night. Everyone is
welcome. Game starts Audience delighted by Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
at 8pm.
Willy Wonka (Ethan Handford) is very disturbed
by Adrienne Tait bring the Ronald Dahl F r i d a y e v e n i n g watching young Augustus Gloop drink from his
classic, adapted for stage performance and as in his chocolate fountain while Violet Beauregarde
Nearly 1600 people by Richard R. George, to previous performances, (Carissa Simmons) and Mike Teavee (Rhett
attended Charlie and the life. including the Grinch, his Bourque) look on. The scene is from Holy
Chocolate Factory, this From Willy Wonka's facial expressions and Redeemer's production of Charlie and the
y e a r ' s H R H f a l l forward roll when first sarcastic wit shone
production, which was greeting the contest through both during the Chocolate Factory that performed from
held November 30 winners, to the Oompa performance and at the November 30th to December 3rd.
through December 3 at Loompa costumes and intermission skit. photo Mackenzie Simmons.
the Red Brick Theatre. song, the HRH cast and W h i l e s t r o n g
56 junior and senior crew did a marvellous performances were
high students, drama job of recreating the given by the entire cast it
teacher Peter Taylor, and Gene Wilder film version w a s t h e O o m p a
countless volunteers of the classic tale. Loompas who stole the
worked from September Quinn Larder played show and delighted the
through November to Willy Wonka in the audience with their song,
costumes, and facial
January 28, 2017 incredible both in design
Once again the set was
and functionality. Each
piece served multiple
purposes and created
everything from a town
candy shop, a one room
house, to the chocolate
factory which appeared
to be a wonderland of
chocolate rivers and
mountains of sugary
The fall production has
grown in popularity over
the years and when this
year's performance sold
out all ten shows in under
three hours, the group
a d d e d a n e x t r a
See Classified Page for performance. They still
monthly meetings had a three page waiting
and activities list for tickets.
The successful event
wrapped up following
the Saturday evening
p e r f o r m a n c e .
Traditionally, next year's
production is announced
at the conclusion of
HRH's one act plays and
dessert theatre in the
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