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Un-Opening Night

The Grand’s Un-Opening Night

A Virtual Celebration
An Hour Of Stories, Songs, Hope &  … Goosebumps

Join Dennis Garnhum (Artistic Director) and Deb Harvey (Executive Director) - and some very special guests - as we celebrate what would have been the Opening Night of the 2020-21 Season!

This video was originally screened on Thursday, October 22 and was available for general viewing until November 7.

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Your Hosts Dennis Garnhum and Deb Harvey on the Spriet Stage in their traditional "Un-Opening Night" attire

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The formidable Tess Benger is accompanied by Wayne Gwillim as she welcomes us to "Un-Opening Night"

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Wait a minute Tess. That's not what we do on Opening Night... or is it??

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The Cast of Argyle Street Kitchen Party gets the night started with some classic Nova Scotia tunes!

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Neptune Theatre's Production of
The Argyle Street Kitchen Party
Created and conceived by Jeremy Webb & Ian Sherwood
Cast: Karen Lizotte, Celia Owen, Malia Rogers & Ian Sherwood
Set Design: Andrew Cull
Lighting Design: Vicki Williams

Colleen Dauncey performs "The One I Choose" from GROW.

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Book by Matt Murray
Music by Colleen Dauncey
Lyrics by Akiva Romer-Segal

Megan Watson (upper right) is joined by High School Project Alums Cameron Carver (upper left) and Olivia Sinclair-Bribane (lower left) and share stories of their High School Project experience with current HSP student Violet Goens.

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A stunning closing number by Alexis Gordon accompanied by Matthew Atkins

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Lou Dawg's Southern BBQ –
Marienbad Restaurant –
Michaels on the Thames –
Moxies Grill and Bar –
The River Room –
Toboggan Brewing Co –
Villa Cornelia Restaurant –
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