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Next Stop: Edmonton

Georges drives away with the dismantled stage. Next stop for the ACFFC Theatre Company: Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival!

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The Take Down

It didn’t take long to dismantle down the stage. A morning’s work for Papouche and Roberto.

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Jameson with his Grandma

Jameson really did a great job performing one of the starring roles — Jean — in Jean et Melise. Here he is posing with his wonderful Grandma post-show.

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Jeff, Djecilia — and their Mom

Jeff and Djecilia with their Mom post-show. Both Jeff and Djecilia had wonderful performances that made their mother laugh!

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The Rapt Crowd

The crowd enjoys the show.

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“We Are A Big Family / Nous Sommes Une Grande Famille”

Here the cast is performing another original work: We Are A Big Family/Nous Sommes Une Grande Famille. It is the story of the ACCFC — and features lots of kids and Georges with his big heart!

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“The Name Song”

The show featured a performance of The Name Song. A song written for the show which features all the 90+ names of the ACFFC kids. The cast looks very serious here so they must be on the letter “J” — there are 12 ACFFC kids whose names start with J; including two Jeffs. So you have to stay focussed during the J’s or you will trip up.

(There are no ACFFC’ers whose names start with the letters E, I, O, Q, U, V, X or Z, if you are interested …)

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The Crowd

The appreciative audience.

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Performing “Jean et Melise”

Here the cast is performing Jean et Melise. Jean (performed by Jameson) is asking Tantine Charonne (Yolande) to take him to Melise. Do you think she will take him? Hint: Melise (performed by Djecilia) can be seen in this photo just off stage …

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Final Preparations – Yolande

… and Yolande, in her role as Tatine Charonne in Jean et Melise, fixes her costume.

In the play, Jean must convince Tantine Charonne to take him across the river to Melise so they can sing together and fall in love (Jean et Melise) and live happily ever after with his father, Tonton Nere …