WCT: Hey Viola!

Thu April 21, 2022  to Sat May 7, 2022
Evenings 7:30pm, Saturday Matinees 2:00pm, Wednesday Tea Matinee 11:00am, No performances on Sunday
The Pavillion Theatre (1025 Lorne St, Kamloops, BC V2C 6K5, Canada)
Arts & Culture, Theatre
WCT


Viola Desmond—The Soundtrack of a Life

Created by KRYSTLE DOS SANTOS and TRACEY POWER

A Western Canada Theatre Production, in association with Musical TheatreWorks
A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF A CIVIL RIGHTS HERO.

A smashing tour-de-force performance by acclaimed Canadian jazz and blues singer Krystle Dos Santos. Hey Viola! is a musical exploration of civil rights trailblazer, Viola Desmond—the fearless woman featured on your $10 bill.

Hey Viola! takes the audience on an extraordinary journey through Viola’s life and the events that shaped her, from the 1917 Halifax explosion to the civil rights struggles of the 1950s. Featuring hot jazz, gospel, and traditional spirituals, this eye-opening new musical brings bold, new energy to the life and times of a remarkable woman.

Featuring brilliant hits of the era from Nina Simone, Sam Cooke, The Mills Brothers, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Richard M. Jones, and more—plus songs that influenced history including Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood, A Change is Gonna ComeSinnerman, and Mississippi Goddam.


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About The Pavillion Theatre

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The Pavilion Theatre is Western Canada Theatre’s intimate 165 seat “black box” theatre, which also doubles as our rehearsal hall.  The Pavilion Theatre is home to The Kamloops Live! Box Office and The Western Canada Theatre administration offices. The theatre is located at 1025 Lorne Street (corner of 10th and Lorne) in the heart of Kamloops.


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