Main Stage

Book by Scott Wentworth
Music and Lyrics by Craig Bohmler and Marion Adler
Gunmetal Blues is presented by special arrangement with
Samuel French Inc.
Directed by Max Reimer

Apr 8, 2015 – Apr 26, 2015
80 minutes plus a 15-minute intermission.

Proudly Sponsored by:

"A murder mystery that gives everyone a case of the blues"

Detective Sam Galahad has a murder to solve. But can he do it without falling head over heels for the prime suspect? A chilling murder mystery accompanied by a bluesy piano score, Gunmetal Blues has all the classic elements of film noir. Complete with shady hit men and beautiful damsels, this mystery will have you on the edge of your seat.

CAST  
Kevin Aichele Sam Galahad
Steven Greenfield Buddy Toupee
Cailin Stadnyk The Blondes
   
CREATIVE  
Max Reimer Director
Kelsey Elvin Set Designer
Bonnie Deakin Costume Designer
Wendy Greenwood Lighting Designer
Dianne Woodrow Stage Manager
Alana Freistadt Apprentice Stage Manager

 

CAST  

Kevin Aichele │ Sam Galahad

Globe Theatre:  The Last Resort

Other Theatre:  Disney’s Beauty And The Beast (Rainbow Stage); I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (Souris Valley Theatre); Spamalot (Citadel Theatre); Sweeney Todd (Vertigo Theatre - Betty Mitchell and Calgary Critics Award for Outstanding Performance in a Musical); Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Stage West Calgary); Urinetown (Persephone Theatre);  Annie Get Your Gun (Massey Hall); A Dixie Gospel (Brookstone Theatre – Dora Award nomination).

Film & Television:  Something Beneath, Faces in The Crowd, True Crime, The Pinkertons.

Upcoming:  Les Misérables (Rainbow Stage).

Other: Born and raised in Saskatchewan, Kevin is always proud to be back home. Enjoy the show!

Steven Greenfield | Buddy Toupee and others

Globe Theatre: Debut

Other Theatre: 'Motel' in Fiddler on the Roof (Western Canada Theatre, Chemainus Theatre Festival); Titanic (Theatre Under the Stars); Twelfth Night (Project X); Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (Broadway West/Relephant Theatre); Little Women (Chemainus Theatre Festival).

Upcoming: Closer Than Ever and The Pirates of Penzance (1000 Islands Playhouse).

Other: Born and raised in Calgary, Steven has been based out of Vancouver since 2006. Musical Direction credits include: Red Rock Diner (Arts Club Theatre); The Spitfire Grill (Pacific Theatre); James and the Giant Peach, Busytown, The Wizard of Oz, Seussical (Carousel Theatre) and Edges (Streamlight Productions).

Cailin Stadnyk │ The Blondes

Globe TheatreAnne of Green Gables; Honk! The Musical; The Last Resort

Other Theatre:  Select credits include One Man, Two Guvnors; Les Miserables; Waiting for the Parade; Xanadu; Cats; Hairspray; Singin’ In The Rain; The Wild Party; The Love List; Evil Dead The Musical; Little Shop of Horrors; The Full Monty; Company; Cabaret; Funny Girl and many more.

Film & Television:  Select credits include Supernatural; Once Upon a Mattress; Battlestar Galactica; Jeremiah and The Chris Isaak Show.

Upcoming:  Twist & Shout for Chemainus Theatre Festival and Mary Poppins for Western Canada Theatre & Persephone Theatre.

Other:  Visit www.cailinstadnyk.com for more.

   
CREATIVE  

Max Reimer | Director

Globe Theatre: You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, Man of La Mancha, The Last Resort, Billy Bishop Goes to War.

Other Theatre: The Drowsy Chaperone (National Arts Centre, Citadel Theatre, Vancouver Playhouse); Jesus Christ Superstar, Chicago (Stage West Calgary); Fiddler on the Roof, The Rocky Horror Show, Guys and Dolls (Stage West Mississauga); Peter Pan, Oliver! (Huron Country Playhouse); The Foursome (Theatre Aquarius, Drayton Entertainment).

Awards and Nominations: Calgary Theatre Critics’ Award – Director; Jessie Richardson Award - Director; Lieutenant Governor’s Award - Excellence in Business in the Arts; Hamilton Tourism Ambassador Award; John Hobday Award - First Business/Arts Mentor.

Upcoming: Directing Anne of Green Gables (Drayton Entertainment); The Ladies Foursome (Globe Theatre).

Other: Max was the Artistic Director of Huron Country Playhouse from 1992-1996, Theatre Aquarius from 1996-2008 and Vancouver Playhouse from 2008-2012.

Kelsey Elvin │ Set Designer

Globe Theatre:  Conrad-Roy, Fusion 2013, Head of Scenic Carpentry (2011-2014), Technical Director (2014-present).

Other Theatre:  Ladies in Lights, Broadway Rocks (Edmonton Musical Theatre); Tuesdays and Sundays (Regina Little Theatre).

Other:  Kelsey is a graduate of the Theatre Production program at Grant MacEwan University (2010).  He has worked as a freelance carpenter, props builder and designer.

Bonnie Deakin │ Costume Designer

Globe Theatre:  You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Man of La Mancha, Sleeping Beauty, The Drowsy Chaperone.

Other Theatre:  Rexy!, The Winslow Boy, Money and Friends, Memories of You (Neptune Theatre); Hedda Gabler (Persephone Theatre);The Importance of Being Earnest‎, The Cherry Orchard, The Misanthrope (The Guild Festival Theatre); Menopositive, Mother Goose (Theatre Athena);The Music Man, Hello Dolly, The Pirates of Penzance, The Sound of Music,  Les Misérables (The Grand Theatre).

Upcoming:  Charlottetown Summer Festival

Other:  Bonnie is thankful for the support of her family, especially her husband, Ian. She has volunteered twice through Cuso International, working with endangered youth in El Salvador. She is a recipient of 2 Tyrone Guthrie awards and is a member of the Associated Designers of Canada. 

Wendy Greenwood │ Lighting Designer

Globe Theatre:  Living in the Spaces, Man of La ManchaTuesdays With MorrieThe Glass Menagerie.

Other Theatre:  The Trials of Ezra PoundGood MotherAgamemnonThe Flies (Stratford Festival); The School for Scandal (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre); The League of Nathans (Factory Theatre); Dream A Little Dream, Annie – The MusicalMiracle on 34th Street (The Grand Theatre); FalstaffPeter Grimes, The Handmaid’s TaleDer Ring Des Nibelungen (Associate Lighting Designer, Canadian Opera Company); fourteen seasons with Lighthouse Festival Theatre.

Upcoming:  Lighthouse Festival Theatre 2015 Season.

Other:  Globe Theatre is truly a home away from home – so excited to be back!

Dianne Woodrow | Stage Manager

Globe Theatre:  Billy Bishop Goes to WarMan of La Mancha

Other Theatre:  Production Stage Manager: The original Canadian debut productions of The Boys in the Photograph, Mamma Mia!, The Lion King, Rent, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Les Misérables; The Shaw Festival, three seasons; Love, Loss, and What I Wore; The National Aboriginal Achievement Awards, (Vancouver); The Charlottetown Festival and Summerside Theatre. Other stage management credits include shows at Soulpepper Theatre, The National Arts Centre, The Canadian Opera Company, Canadian Stage, The Stratford Festival, Vancouver Playhouse, Manitoba Theatre Centre, Rainbow Stage and Theatre Calgary. For Mirvish Productions, she recently stage managed Blithe Spirit staring Angela Lansbury.

Other:  Dianne has served on the Advisory Boards for Sheridan and Niagara Colleges, Canadian Actors’ Equity, and Toronto Arts for Youth.

Alana Freistadt | Apprentice Stage Manager

Globe Theatre:  Debut

Other Theatre:  Apprentice Stage Manager: It’s a Wonderful Life, Mary’s Wedding (Persephone Theatre); The Carousel (Nightwood Theatre); Assistant Stage Manager: The Canadian Badlands Passion Play; Stage Manager: The Masks of Oscar Wilde (Matchmaker Productions); Killer Business-The Musical (Torrent Productions); Where’s My Money, Ravenscroft (Sterling Studio Theatre); Jewel (Stephenville Theatre Festival); Spring Awakening (Theatre Sheridan).

 

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