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Gotta Getta Gimmick’s Chorus|Line|Cabaret III 

A Musical Theatre Party – Featuring William Finn

Monday, February 27, 2012 – Belfry Studio – 8pm

What is this?:  A night celebrating Musical Theatre and the folks who love it, hosted by our Resident Professional Diva, Rebecca Hass.  All musical theatre, only musical theatre.

From the folks who brought you the Fringe Mob, GGG is back with the third installment of the Chorus/Line Cabaret series – exploring the vast and varied work of musical theatre with some of Victoria’s best singers and performers.

How it works:

Act 1 –We sing you selected music by composer William Finn.  Extremely autobiographical, William Finn is a master of scene through song. His most prominent works include March of the Falsettos (1981), Falsettoland (1990), A New Brain… (1998), and Elegies (2003). In his musicals, Finn tackles tough, modern issues including overbearing mothers, gay parents, brain tumors and the AIDS crisis, in an always funny, and always touching style. No, he did not write RENT. Yes, he did write and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (2005).

Act 2 – You sing us what you’ve got. Join in, or listen and toe tap. No Holds Barred – Any Musical Theatre song is fair game. Bring your sheet music, sign up at the door, belt a favorite and win a prize.  As always, we bring you the infamous “Diva Tag”, Games, and a big overhead projector for Sing-alongs.

Where:  The Studio of the Belfry– 1291 Gladstone Ave at Fernwood.

When: Monday February 27 – Doors & Cash Bar at 7:00pm – Singing at 8pm.

How much: $15,  tickets through the Belfry Box Office – 250-385-6815 or online

Who: Gotta Getta Gimmick’s Chorus/Line. Come and check out our smorgasbord of local talent featuring , including – but not limited to: Clayton Baraniuk, Joel Bernbaum, Fran Bitonti, Sarah Carlé, Michelle Chowns, Matthew Coulson, Cam Culham, Kate Eldridge, Rebecca Hass, Kelly Hudson, Heather Jarvie, Joyce Kline, Brad L’Écuyer, Thomas Miller, Mily Mumford, Sarah Murphy, Brodie Nicholls, Mark Riishede, Lindsay Robinson, Erin Ronningen, Stephanie Sartore, Jess Amy Shead, Ben Sutherland and more!

Curated and executed by Brad L’Écuyer and Gotta Getta Gimmick (gggarts.org).

Generously supported by the Belfry Theatre, with assistance from Michael Shamata.

Limited Seating. One night only. Buy tickets here.

Join the GGG Chorus/Line, study larger ensemble works, acting and singing on Monday nights. Our next workout begins on April  23. This “musical theatre gym” is free to join, open to all – email

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CONTACT: Clayton Baraniuk, Artistic Producer, Gotta Getta Gimmick | Clayton@gggarts.org -250-360-7820 –  www.gggarts.org

Come visit Chorus/Line next Monday at the Belfry (7pm), or contact us for an interview or recording.

Poster Design by Mark Riishede

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