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Theatre Across NB - "NB Canada 150" - Summer 2017

This summer, from Canada Day to Labour Day, a very special crew of four Calithumpians will be travelling across New Brunswick bringing a Canada 150-themed show with a New Brunswick focus to audiences at diverse special events, with regular performances at Fundy National Park, and New Brunswick’s many provincial parks!




July 5 - Fundy National Park, 7:30pm

July 6 - Parlee Beach Provincial Park, 2:00pm

July 7 - Murray Beach Provincial Park, 7:00pm

July 8 - Fundy National Park, 7:30pm

July 12 - Fundy National Park, 7:30pm

July 13 - Fredericton @ York Care Facility

July 14 - Mactaquac Provincial Park

July 15 - Fundy National Park, 7:30pm

July 15 - Florenceville Canada 150, 10:00am

July 15 - Fundy National Park, 7:30pm

July 19 - Fundy National Park, 7:30pm

July 21 - New River Beach Provincial Park, 7:00pm

July 22 - Fundy National Park, 7:30pm

July 25 - Sussex @ The Amphitheatre, 6:30pm

July 26 - Fundy National Park, 7:30pm

July 27 - Charlotte County Archives and Museum, 2:00pm

July 28 - Anchorage Provincial Park, 2:00pm

July 29 - Fundy National Park, 7:30pm

August 2 - Camp Glenburn

August 2 - Camp Medley

August 3 - Petitcodiac @ Agricultural Fair Kids Day, 11:30am 

August 4 - Nashwaak Music Festival, 6:00pm

August 5 - De la Republique Provincial Park, 3:00pm

August 6 - Mount Carleton Provincial Park, 8:00pm

August 7 - Sugarloaf Provincial Park, 1:00pm

August 10 - YMCA of Greater Saint John Regional

August 11 - St. Stephen @ Ganong Place, 2:00pm

August 12 - Fundy National Park @ 7:30pm

August 15 - Woodstock @ Connell Park, 6:00pm

August 16 - Perth-Andover @ Community Bandstand, 7:00pm

August 17 - Florenceville @ Outdoor Market, 11:00am

August 18 - Florenceville @ Northern Carleton Civic Centre, 10:00am

August 18 - Floreceville @ Northern Carleton Civic Centre (Outdoors), 6:30pm

August 19 - Stanley @ Stanley Fair, 12:00pm

August 21 - Perth-Andover @ Community Bandstand, 2:00pm

August 21 - Nackawic @ The Big Axe, 6:30pm

August 23 - Rothesay @ The Rothesay Common, 7:00pm

August 24 - Murray Beach Provincial Park @ 7:00pm

August 25 - Sackville @ Chalk Art Festival, 5:00pm

August 26 - Fundy National Park , 7:30pm

August 29 - Windsor Court @ 2:00pm

August 29 - Shannex @ 6:30pm

August 30 - Fredericton @ Officer's Square, 12:15pm

August 30 - St. Stephen @ Ganong Chocolate Park, 6:30pm

August 31 - St. Andrew @ Charlotte County Archives, 2:00pm

August 31 - Saint Andrews @ Kingsbrae Garden, 7:00pm

September 1 - St. Anne's Court @ 7:00pm

September 2 - Fundy National Park, 7:30pm

NB Canada 150 crew, pictured here with Director Jean-Michel Cliche

From left to right, front: Harrison Palmer, Jean-Michel Cliche, Hannah Kennedy. Back: Jack Ball and Sarah Bell.

Cast Bios

Jack Ball is an English Literature and Political Theory student who has been performing with the Calithumpians since 2013. Beyond bringing his skills as a multi-instrumentalist and singer to a variety of ensembles over the years — Effusion A Capella, Sharisse's Pieces, etc. — Jack is an active member of theatre communities in both Fredericton and Montreal. His most recent credits include fight captaining and playing several minor roles in Bard in the Barracks' 2017 productions of The Comedy of Errors and Richard III, and playing Roger in the McGill Arts Undergraduate Theatre Society's 2016 production of Rent.

Sarah Bell has been actively involved in theatre for 20 years. A proud Theatre New Brunswick and Calithumpians alum, Sarah gained lead roles in Cats and A Chorus Line, and supporting roles in Hello Dolly! and Chicago. Sarah continued her theatre studies at Mount Allison University and accomplished a degree in classical music (Opera) and Drama Studies. At Mt. A she performed in several plays and musicals, most notably playing Hope in Urinetown, Serena in Fame, Susan in Company, Cathie in The Last 5 Years and Anna in Closer. Sarah is currently the Musical Director of Theatre New Brunswick's Theatre School.

Hanna Kennedy is a nineteen-year-old music student at Université de Moncton and a first year Calithumpian. She has been a part of various productions in high school, Theatre New Brunswick and at the Capitol Theatre, with roles including Dorothy in Wizard of Oz and Belle in Beauty and the Beast. She was also recently the vocal coach for Oromocto High School's production of Into the Woods.


Harrison Palmer is a nineteen-year-old Communications student at Concordia University, and has been a Calithumpian for the past three summers, a dream job of his ever since he took part in the Junior Calithumpian Day camps at the age of 7. He has also acted in short films distributed by the NB Film Co-Op, such as The Editor and Bliss Carman: Divine Force of Nature.

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