Bear Productions is proud to present the premiere production of the musical Elvis and Dick, written and directed by Brian Kennington (The Retirement Plan, a Patron’s Pick at the 2013 Fringe), playing at the Tarragon Theatre Mainspace from July 3rd to 12th at the Toronto Fringe Theatre Festival. Press opening – Thursday, July 3rd at 8:15 pm.
Featuring a cast of Toronto actors including: Phi Bulani (Beggar Boy), Kevin Jollimore, (Good Rockin’ Tonight), Ryan McKeen (Speare), Maya Woloszyn (The Retirement Plan), Trevor Ketcheson (The Retirement Plan), Allison Edwards-Crewe (Hairspray), Sarah McGowan, Brendan Shoreman(The Dream),
Elvis and Dick is a musical comedy based on the famous private meeting held between President Richard Nixon and Elvis Presley where the KIng aspired to become A FEDERAL DRUG AGENT!
On December 21st, 1970, Elvis paid a visit to the President in the Oval Office at the White House, where he volunteered to take down the drug movement and inform on drug using celebrities. Packed with 15 Elvis hits, the 90 minute musical is laced with the King’s Movie style fantasies, where he’s CLOBBERING COMMIES, BUSTING HIPPIES and INFILTRATING THE WOMEN’S LIBERATION MOVEMENT!
Production team includes: Jim Tooby (Stage Manager), Sean Stewart (Stage Manager), Maya Woloszyn (Props) Poster Design by Kurt Firla, Photos by Social Image
Everything is true, except for the parts made up!
After a critical and sell out success at the 2014 Toronto Fringe Festival,
Elvis and Dick will be performing at the
Stratford Spring Works Festival this May 14th and 15th.
There will also be a special performance of Elvis and Dick at the
Arts and Letters Club at 14 Elm Street in Toronto
on May 8th at 8:00 pm.
Arts and Letters Club Performance
Friday, May 8th at 8:00 pm
$15.00 at the door, cash only
Seating is Limited
Cash Bar available
Stratford Springworks Festival
Thursday, May 14th at 8:00 pm
Friday, May 15th at 10:00 pm
Stratford City Hall Auditorium
$20.00 for Adults, $10.00 for Children
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