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The Rèiteach Play

West Side Performing Arts Cooperative are pleased to present “The Rèiteach”, a play written by Brenda MacLennan-Dunphy, sponsored by KitchenFest! The Rèiteach tells the story of a traditional Scottish wedding rite and the comedy that ensues in a small Cape Breton village on the night the wedding banns are announced. The play is inspired by a story by Jim St. Clair entitled, “The Double Elopement Story”, written in The Cape Breton Magazine in 1973.

A musical comedy sure to keep you laughing and toe tapping with a few of the islands best musicians. The show will be jointly produced and directed by Diane Mouland and Janet Burbidge.

The Cast Features:
Dougald MacNeil as Donald Smith, Rita Rankin as Martha Smith, Kristen Boyd as Mary Smith, Heather MacIsaac as Anna Mae Smith, Roddie MacIsaac as Stephen Smith, Ben Smith as Alasdair Smith, Lawrence Cameron as Jack MacLean, Elizabeth Matheson as Stella MacLean, Robert Bell as Big Jim Johnson, Kristine MacDonald as Henrietta MacKenzie, James MacIntyre as Peter MacFarlane, and Carson Jenkins as Archie MacKenzie. With musical accompaniment by Mike MacInnis.

Show dates ~
Beinn Mhabu, Friday, June 28 at 7pm and Saturday, June 29 for a matinee at 2pm. Also at the Gaelic College July 4 at 7pm. Tickets are non-refundable and once purchased, will be set aside for you at the door. They will not be mailed.


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