SYTYCA Presents: Alison Gillmor

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Drum roll please! Today, we are pleased to present in full detail the first of our seven celebrity participants in our 3rd annual So You Think You Can Act fundraising event. This year’s theme is The Revolution Starts Now and will feature entertaining scenes by local, national, and international playwrights. Alison Gillmor of the Winnipeg Free Press and CBC Radio will star as Deb in The Girl Who Loved Castro by Montreal playwright, Colleen Curran. Sound familair? The Girl Who Loved Castro was featured as one of our shorts in FemFest 2013!

Deb is sipping a Mojito in a small cantina in Havana, Cuba boasting about her admiration for Fidel Castro. What will Maria, the fed-up cantina keeper, do when she’s finally had enough?

Alison Gillmor – Winnipeg Free Press and CBC Radio:

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Winnipeg journalist Alison Gillmor writes on pop culture for the Winnipeg Free Press and covers the local art and film scene for CBC radio. A born-and-bred Winnipegger, Alison likes the theatre but hasn’t acted since Grade 11.

What will happen when Alison steps onto the stage for the first time since high school? Will she rise to the challenge and take home the grand prize? Join us on Feburary 19th, 2014 to find out! Tickets to So You Think You Can Act can be purchased online by clicking here or by calling our office at (204) 586-2236. Help support the transformative theatre work of Sarasvàti Productions and get your tickets today!

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