Vaudeville meets Broadway
The Vaudevillians, known as B.C.’s No. 1 seniors entertainment troupe, will bring the wonderful music of Broadway to the Surrey Arts Centre on Saturday, Nov. 10, with matinee and evening performances of The Vaudevillians Hit Broadway.
This ninth annual event is in support of their bursary for performing arts students at Douglas College. The evening performance will culminate with the presentation of bursaries to deserving students.
Staged as variety show in the Vaudeville genre, it features great old songs, toe tapping dances and rollicking humor that guarantees to take you back to the good old days and leave you with wonderful memories.
Remember Lullaby of Broadway, Listen to the Mockingbird, I’ve Got Rhythm, Give My Regards to Broadway? These are but a few of the many songs you will hear.
The performers, all volunteers, range in age from 58 to 91. They are proud to tell you their ages and get great pleasure through performing to raise money in support of youth.
Members of the cast come from Surrey, Langley, Delta, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Vancouver and Abbotsford. They rehearse weekly and perform throughout the Lower Mainland 10 months of the year.
In 2012 they entertained thousands with 27 performances. One of the many comments from the audience is, ”you are so inspiring.”
They hope to continue to inspire and entertain for many years and in so doing help young people with their education, encourage them to be involved in the performing arts and offer audiences the highest quality of live theatre through their performances.
1930s Broadway will play at the Surrey Arts Centre on Saturday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are available through the Surrey Arts Centre Box Office 604-501-5566. For more, go to thevaudevillians.com.