Galt Drama taking Jane Austen to the Old West

Galt Drama taking Jane Austen to the Old West

The cast and crew of "The Crazy Cowgirls of Pemberley Ranch" during their rehearsal last Friday

Photo credit : Gordon Lambie

The Crazy Cowgirls of Pemberley Ranch are coming to Alexander Galt Regional High School. From April 11 to the 13, the country/western retelling of Jane Austen’s classic Pride and Prejudice will be presented six times on the stage of the Alexander Galt Regional High School Auditorium. “It’s very much country/western, which is always a hit here with our community,” said Olivia Louise Grenier, Galt drama teacher and the play’s director, explaining that this particular adaptation is so brand-new that she is not sure it has ever been performed before. Reflecting on the fact that last year’s lineup of plays involved a complicated musical and a very heavy drama, Grenier said that part of the appeal of Pemberley Ranch was that it offered a script that was full of fun. See full story in the Monday, April 1 edition of The Record.

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