Chemainus Theatre Festival has unveiled its 2015 schedule, and it’s already generating plenty of excitement.
Music blockbusters are the highlights, beginning with Project Johnny Cash: A Musical Tribute to the Man In Black that runs Feb. 20 to April 11.
Conceived and written by artistic director Mark DuMez, the theatrical tribute to the music legend features more than 40 hit songs that celebrate the light and dark sides of an incredible career.
The Mousetrap, an acclaimed Agatha Christie murder mystery, then starts a limited engagement from April 24 to May 30.
Twist and Shout: The British Invasion invades the stage from June 12 to Aug. 29. The musical revue will include chart-topping hits from the 1960s.
Jeeves Intervenes, from the stories of P.G. Wodehouse, plays Sept. 11 through Oct. 3.
Grace and Glorie, a dramatic comedy by Tom Zeigler, runs Oct. 16 until Nov. 7.
Elf: The Musical is next year’s holiday performance, taking place Nov. 20 to Dec. 31.
On the studio stage, Confessions of a Paperboy runs Aug. 19-29. James and the Giant Peach is the KidzPlay from July 18 to Aug. 15.