Mustard Seed Theatre will present Cotton Patch Gospel, a foot stomping, blue grass musical by Tom Key and Russell Treyz with music and lyrics written by Harry Chapin this weekend. A cast of eight talented students along with a fantastic five piece Blue Grass Band, take to the stage at Trinity United Church this Friday and Saturday evening at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 1:30 p.m.
Cotton Patch Gospel is directed by Darlene Laferriere and stars Nick Babin, Colton Chaput, Joe Drinkwalter, Robert Leitner, Beatrice Lloyd, Hannah McCallum, Samantha Peddie and Emma Webster.
The Cotton Patch Band is comprised of Ted Chase on mandolin, Phil Cassell on banjo, Chris Clarke on harmonica and percussion, Brian Risk on bass and Marcel MacDonald on guitar.
Mustard Seed Theatre was created in 2007 to provide opportunities for youth to build community around a common love of theatre. The inaugural theatrical offering was performed in the spring of 2008 and was Godspell. Since that time they have produced about a dozen musicals for youth and young adults.
Cotton Patch Gospel will be performed at Trinity United Church, North Bay (Ferguson at McIntyre) Friday January 11th and Saturday January 12th at 7: 00 pm and Sunday January 13th at 1:30 pm.
Tickets are $15 for Adults and $10 for students and are available at Trinity’s office or at the door. For more information please call (705)474-3310