PATCHES OF BLUE - The Musical
The musical begins at the home of Kassndra and Roger Stinson. Roger is a successful advertising executive however, Kassie is discontent The scene opens just before an important dinner party.
Patches of Blue is a light-hearted musical comedy with jazz and pop elements in its musical style. The story has challenges, intrigue, suspense, inspiration and humour. It is an original work that is 100% Canadian.
There are six main characters - two males (30 - 40 years of age), three females (25 - 35 years of age) and a young girt. All main characters are singing roles. The musical requires a minimum of 4 dancers.
A 2-minute Trailer and a 10-minute Storyline is now available.
King - Kassie
has always had a passion for theatre and has studied the performing arts at
both Sheridan College and Queen's University. While at Queen's, she appeared in
several Kingston productions and had the opportunity to create new Canadian
roles with the Plastic People Theatre Company’s “Punchline” and Facebox
also had the privilege of performing in Canada's first student Shakespearean
Repertory Company, Vagabond Theatre, and enjoyed revamping the classic play
"Romeo and Juliet" by playing Romeo as a female lead.
Other performances include: “Tick, Tick … BOOM!” (Susan, Blue Canoe
Productions), “A Chorus Line” (Cassie, Broken Glass Productions), “The Merchant
of Venice” (Portia, Vagabond Theatre), “Titus Andronicus” (Chiron, Blue Canoe
Productions), “My Narrator” (Barb, Queen's University) and “Hair” (Dionne,
Queen's Musical Theatre).
Farrell - Julia
was born in England, but has lived in many different countries, finally
settling in Canada. She has a love of accents and voices. She has
played different roles and has yet to use her own voice on stage! She has
created many original characters using her voices. In past years she has
performed in productions of “Oliver!”, “Lend Me A Tenor” and “Breeze
2010, she joined forces with her comedy partner and together they
created MF Arts a company that promotes their comedy.
Okkema – Roger
has been involved in the dramatic arts from a young age. He has written
scripts for elementary school productions and has been currently performing in
Brantford Collegiate Institute’s production of The Giver. While
Zach has always had a passion for acting, he has recently been studying voice
and this was his first role in a musical.
Fenton – John
recently found his love for the performing arts. He has performed
in "Sweeney Todd", "Suessical the Musical",
"Alice and Wonderland", "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"
and "The Sound of Music". He has also performed in
one other original show called "Curtain Call", and loves
working with the person who wrote the musical itself. Robbie also trains
in dance at the Academy of Dance for ballet, theatre, jazz, tap, hip hop and
Erin Collier - Sylvia
Erin started to perform very young as a figure skater. She
performed in her high school drama production “Random Play”, but she has not
pursued any performance opportunities since then. Having studied dance
and voice, she has always wanted to re-enter the musical scene. Erin made
her debut in the supporting role of Sylvia.
Casey Ascott - Claire
Casey has enjoyed performing on the stage since she was 4 years
old. She has had the honour of performing in various productions at
the Sanderson Centre, Paris Fair and Cobblestone Festival. Casey has also
had the opportunity to film a few commercials in Toronto. She
enjoys acting, singing, swimming, piano and animals. Casey was very excited
to work with this talented cast on such a heart-warming story.
FEEDBACK FROM AUDIENCE AND CAST.
“Wonderfully entertaining! Bravo!
“Loved your production. Keep on.”
“You finally accomplished your dream and you did it with style. I LOVED this musical.”
“Thank you for allowing me to be a part of your dream coming true. What a great experience.”
“I am looking forward to seeing this on Broadway!”
“This has really been a heart-warming production.”
“It was a wonderful musical and to see it all come together in a final performance was fabulous.”
“You have created a masterpiece.”
“Absolutely amazing production.”