Event (Calgary): Keep Sweet: A Polygamy Musical – Staged Reading – Organized Crime Productions

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Event (Calgary): Keep Sweet: A Polygamy Musical – Staged Reading – Organized Crime Productions

ORGANIZED CRIME PRODUCTIONS presents
KEEP SWEET: A Polygamy Musical
Book by Alice Nelson
Music by Stephen Delano
Directed by Kevin McKendrick
Cast: George Smith, Hannah Kerbes, Taryn Craig, Adam Schlinker, Cassidy Waring, Aaron Zeffer and Holleay Rohm

Staged reading at Auburn Saloon, 115 9 Ave S.E., Calgary
August 28 and 29th at 7pm
Admission: Donation at the door

KEEP SWEET is inspired by the story of the sect, Bountiful, in British Columbia run by Winston Blackmore, leader of Canada’s largest polygamist group, and his one thousand followers. Other inspiration drawn from the sects in Utah, New Mexico, Texas and Arizona.
Our story takes place in Abundance, Alberta, where two American teenagers have crossed the border to join Prophet Waylon’s sect. The American boy falls for the youngest of the Prophet’s daughters, who is coveted by the Prophet’s son. In a community where celestial marriages are determined by God’s revelations to the Prophet, will anyone get to be with the one they love? And at what cost?

KEEP SWEET: A Polygamy Musical
Fun for the whole family!
(note: children under 18 not admitted)

KEEP SWEET is funded through the generous support of Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Calgary 2012 GIG. Generous sponsors include Ground Zero Theatre and Auburn Saloon

CONTACT: Alice Nelson, Artistic Director Organized Crime Productions
[email protected]

Download the Press Release: KEEP-SWEET-reading-PressRelease

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