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Calling All Singers!

We’re searching for singers to make Rekindle 2017 a terrific beginning to the Christmas season! Practices are on Wed evenings, 7 – 9, until Rekindle (Saturday December 2). There are three songs to learn — “Dominick the Italian Christmas Donkey,” “A Moose In A Maple Tree” and “Welcome Christmas” from How the Grinch Stole Christmas , all easy to find on Youtube.
We will be on the stage in the square this year, so I’m looking for ideas that avoid the “Park’n’Bark” syndrome that afflicts choruses. Let’s do something completely different!
For more info, including song sheets and music, contact Karen [email protected] (rlop NULL.rekindle null@null gmail NULL.com)

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Successful Production

On behalf of the RLOP, we would like to thank and congratulate the cast and crew of ‘Finding a Wife for Gino’ on their successful production! Once again, Jamie Reid Santano (https://www NULL.facebook NULL.com/jamie NULL.santano?fref=mentions) has outdone herself in writing and directing this hilarious show. Special thanks also goes out to Tanya LaFond (https://www NULL.facebook NULL.com/tanya NULL.lafond NULL.12?fref=mentions) for Producing, Adam Sander (https://www NULL.facebook NULL.com/adam NULL.sander NULL.14?fref=mentions) for his Musical Direction and the rest of the Production Team for your hard work and tireless dedication. Last, we would like to send a HUGE shout out to our loyal audience! Thank you for supporting the RLOP!

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Mark Your Calendars! RLOP Fall Show

SOLD OUT!

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Forty year-old Gino Sartucci isn’t married, much to the dismay of his mother, who wants more grandbabbies. So she hires a matchmaker to find a wife for Gino.

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Hall Cleanup and Open House

Tom and Sue would like to thank Patricia, Janis, Sarah, Sally, Don, Denis and Karen for their help with the cleanup of all the floors in the RLOP hall.

 

Thanks to Sarah, Patricia, Janis, Janet, Dianne, Marg, Sally, Tom and Sue who helped out with the Columbia Basin Culture Tour open house. We had great fun and the public really enjoyed themselves.

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Columbia Basin Culture Tour

Rossland Light Opera Players
is participating in the Columbia Basin Culture Tour (http://www NULL.cbculturetour NULL.com) on August 12 & 13, 2017

The Rossland Light Opera Players, the oldest musical theatre group in the BC interior, welcomes visitors to its rehearsal hall in the historic Bodega Hotel in Rossland.

We are throwing open our doors for two days to show the public how the magic of musical theatre is created. Discover how sets are designed, costumes created and how directors plan a show. You can experience the process actors go through when they are part of a show. Just fill out an audition form, pick a role from a play and magic will begin.

Bring your camera. We will be showcasing the backdrop from our latest production as well as past plays. Our second floor costume room will also be open for viewing. It is packed with hundreds of costumes, props used in past plays and also rented out.

Members will be available to answer questions and tell their stories of what drives them to spend countless hours memorizing lines, practicing music and building sets.

The RLOP began with Gilbert and Sullivan operettas in 1952. Eventually they presented well-known musicals, such as Guys and Dolls, The Sound of Music and Anne of Green Gables. The company has also nurtured local writers, who wrote shows based on Rossland’s early days as a mining boom town. This all-volunteer organization has entertained communities in the West Kootenay for 65 years.

Come and experience the thrill of making musical theatre.

Contact: Patricia Senecal

Phone: 250-362-3350

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RLOP in Route 3 Magazine

RLOP featured in Route 3 magazine

Thank you to reporter Craig Lindsay and Route 3 Magazine for their wonderful article about our upcoming production Anne Of Green Gables opening February 20 in Trail.

Pick up your winter copy of Route 3 at coffee shops or the local library, and read about the RLOP and this year’s show team.

Can’t find a copy? Click on this link

http://issuu.com/shelleroo/docs/r3_issue_23_w14_web (http://issuu NULL.com/shelleroo/docs/r3_issue_23_w14_web)

Tickets for Anne Of Green Gables  are on sale now at the Charles Bailey Theatre box office (Trail shows) and at Tails Pet Supplies, Washington St., Rossland (for Rossland shows).

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The RLOP Hall gets a face lift!

The Rossland Light Opera Players applied for and received a grant from the Heritage Legacy Fund of BC (http://www NULL.heritagelegacyfund NULL.ca/) to assist in the re-painting and restoration of the exterior of the RLOP building in Rossland. Ken Turner of Rossland Paintworks has been contracted to do the work. Most of the work has been completed. Some restoration work on the bottom of the front wall has yet to be completed by Tom and Sue Buckley. A marquis box for the display of coming attractions is being built and will be installed on the outside of the building. Ken has restored the RLOP sign and jester and has put back the Bodega hotel sign to indicate the building’s heritage.

The Heritage Legacy Fund is sending a banner to publicize their participation in the project.

Although not part of the re-painting project, Janis Anderson is redecorating the display window to coordinate with the rest of the building.

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LOOKING GREAT!!!

 

 

 

 

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