Christina Franc & Alexandra Markes
July 4th and 5th, the field behind Grove Hall in Huntingdon, was lit up with the dramatic performance of Harry the King: The Famous Victories of Henry V, adapted from William Shakespeare played by the Repercussion Theatre. With a cast of nine actors and actresses, playing over 20 various characters, it was an impressive show for all ages, from the Styrofoam sword fights to the sometimes desperate attempts to speak French.
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Approximately 200 people of all ages braved the returning snow last week to attend “Les mariés de la Tour Eiffel” by Jean Cocteau.
(Picture on the left: From left to right: Cindy- Lou Scott, Francine Lussier, David Seguire, Allan Vaincourt and Jeremy Caron.)
A typical madcap scene from the farce
Rapproche des arts offered its first major theatrical production at Grove Hall in Huntingdon over the last two weeks. The seven performances, running from June 21st to 29th, sold out to enthusiastic crowds who were treated to the finest in British farce theatre.