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It's Snowing on Saltspring

December 7th to 17th 2011

by Nicola Cavendish

Presented by special permission of the Author

Directed by Dave Sayer

Assisted by Sarah Mclean

Produced by Sherry Moir & Joanne Taylor


About the Play

It's Christmas Eve on Saltspring Island. The stockings aren't hung by the chimney with
care and Bill Bannister hopes that St. Nick won't be there. Bill's worries centre on his
wife Sarah, 9 1/2 months pregnant and counting; their dog Karma, recently denuded to
make a baby blanket; and his recurring kleptomania. While Bill connives with local real
estate agent Bernice Snarpley, Sarah is consoled over a bottle of bubbly by their
wisecracking neighbours, Marti and Reverend Chris Kane.
Bill beds down in the living room to spend a lonely Christmas Eve when what to his
wondering eye does appear? None other than Santa Claus himself! Whisked off to Casa
Claus, location North Pole, in a miniature sleigh drawn by eight tiny reindeer, Bill meets
Mrs. Claus, a pair of cheeky elves, a certain red-nosed reindeer, and rediscovers the
hope, faith and spirit of Christmas.


Character Played by
Bill Bannister Geoff Ingram
Sarah Bannister / Peggy O Darby Cara Nunn
Marti Kane / Martha Kringle Claus Susan Johnston
Re. Chris Kane / Kris Kringle / Santa Claus Dave Sayer
Bernice Shnarpley / Grindle O'Darby Jean Given
Karma / Rudolph Mike Ruscheinsky


Stage Manager

Sarah Mclean

Assistant Stage Manager Jessika LaFramboise
Back Stage Crew Camerson Young ,Peter Wiebe, Ron Heuman,Trish Bennett, Annika Lauraston, Athena Nguyens, Willem Roell, Zena Chambers, Cassidy McCarville, Charlotte Lewis
Set Design Eugene Leveque
Head of Construction John Ravensbergen
Construction Crew Bob Spearman, Bob Rinaldi,, Brian Jenkins, Peter Wiebe, John Leesing, Doug Edgar, David Jones, Eugene Leveque
Set Decor Head Arlene Spearman
Set Decor Wendy Klein, Carol Jenkins, Wendy Takahashi, Sherry Moir, Sandy Edgar, Diane Coutts, Darlene Mussenden, Cheri Burgess, Evan Burgess, Jessika LaFramboise, Wendy Stevens, Val Heuman, Brian Burgess, Brian Jenkins
Lighting Design Jessika Laframboise
Lighting Crew Jessika Laframboise
Lighting Operator Kristine Larsen
Sound Design Randy Jones
Sound Operator Sarah Craig
Properties Head Maureen Ruscheinsky
Properties Mimi Bracke, Teresa Stewart, Kylie Stewart, Brigitte Cove, Lorraine Betts
Costumes Head Marnie Cullum
Costumes Betty Morrison
Hair/Wigs Suzanne Robert
Special Effects Bob Rinaldi, Mike Poirier
Publicity Barbara Keith
Programs Carol Marks
Poster Barbara Keith
Photography Matt Brown
Foyer Design Jennifer Morrison
Front of House Ann Cordingley
Bar Manager Ron Heuman
Preview Val Heuman
Opening/Final Night Cathie Stewart / Pip Jordan

Production Photos

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