The Frog Prince will be performed at Track Street Growers this weekend. (Photo by Matthew Timmins)

See David Mamet’s The Frog Prince in Revelstoke this weekend

The show goes Saturday and Sunday at Track Street Growers

This weekend, Mystic Moonbeam Studio is presenting The Frog Prince at Track Street Growers.

This well-loved fairy tale is given a modern interpretation by David Mamet, to be enjoyed by audiences both young and old.

It tells the story of the arrogant Prince, played by Matt Krist, who is transformed into a Frog by the Witch, played by Gill McLachlan, for his rudeness.

He befriends the Milkmaid, played by Anna Fin, hoping for a kiss that will free him from the spell, all the while learning the value of true friendship and loyalty from his Serving Man, played by Ray Cooper.

“The story is one that many people will relate to,” Fin said. “It tells the tale of a prince who loses everything, but who in the process finds himself, as well as the value of a good heart, and true friendship.”

This 45-minute gem is being performed on the Garden Stage at Track Street Growers, which just hosted the 6th annual Garlic Fest last weekend.

READ MORE: Indigenous collection added to Revelstoke library

“It’s the perfect setting to share the magic of this fairy tale play,” says Anna Fin, who had the idea of doing this project three years ago, and was inspired to perform it outdoors thanks to spending time with her horse, Mystic Moonbeam, at the beautiful grounds of the Selkirk Saddle Club.

The Frog Prince will also feature a guest appearance from a very special member of the Selkirk Saddle Club: Jazz the horse, as the Prince’s trusty steed.

Matt Krist, the actor who travelled from Toronto to play the role of the Prince, trains racehorses at the Woodbine Racetrack and is excited about this opportunity to share the magic of horses with the audience

The Frog Prince takes the stage at Track Street Growers (226 Track St. East) on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 22 at 2 p.m.

Tickets are $8 for children/seniors and $13 for adults, and are available at Art First Gallery (113 1st Street West), the Revelstoke Visitor Centre (301 Victoria Road), and at the door.

The venue is outfitted to present the show in both rain or shine.


 

@RevelstokeRevue
editor@revelstoketimesreview.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Okanagan, Shuswap

Environment Canada is forecasting strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy downpours in parts of the Interior

WorkSafe BC conducted 70 inspections in the Okanagan amid B.C.’s reopening plan

WorkSafe BC has conducted 100 inspections at restaurants across the province since May 19

City hall refurbishment comes in nearly $500,000 over budget

Revelstoke City Council voted unanimously to move forward despite the increased cost

Williamson Lake to open June 1

The park will be open for day use as well as camping

New task force to look at closing roads to vehicles in downtown Revelstoke

Councillor Cody Younker moved to have the Economic Recovery Task Force do stakeholder engagement

Vancouver Island bride held wedding in seniors home so dying stepdad could walk her down aisle

Ceremony held amidst pandemic in order to fulfill bride’s wish to have stepdad give her away

$200,000 Maybach impounded after ‘L’ driver caught excessively speeding in Vancouver

Meanwhile, the supervisor sat in the passenger seat, police said

COVID-19 cancelled their wedding plans, so they married on a B.C. mountaintop

Ceremony was live streamed to friends and family around the world

Yukon ready to lift COVID travel restrictions with B.C. in July: premier

Premier Sandy Silver says the territory’s health-care system can cope with the virus.

‘It is dire:’ Study finds B.C. logging continues on critical caribou habitat

The federal Species At Risk Act requires provinces to identify critical habitat for caribou herds

Grieving together, but apart: How funeral homes are handling the pandemic

‘Hugs are so important and right now hugs can’t happen’

Parts of the TCT through Princeton will open to motorized vehicles Monday

Parts of the KVR trail through Princeton will open for motorized vehicles… Continue reading

Feds looking at ways to reunite families amid COVID-19 border restrictions with U.S.

Some families with members of dual-citizenship have become separated due to the pandemic

Condition in kids with possible COVID-19 link being studied in Canada

This month, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an alert to doctors about MIS-C

Most Read