A Down Town Abbey Christmas Special coming soon

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A Down Town Abbey Christmas Special coming soon

CORNWALL, Ontario – Hugo Mobility, in association with La Plume Moderne and NAV CENTRE, cordially invites you to Participation’s Music Hall Theatre Production of “A DOWN TOWN ABBEY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL” on Thursday, November 26, 2015 at the NAV CENTRE, 1950 Montreal Road, Cornwall, Ontario.  

At 6 o’clock in the evening, cocktail hour begins in the lounge.Attendees will be able to pose for photographs with period costume items while enjoying cocktail music that showcases the golden voice of Katie Ditschun in “Sweet And Sassy”. 

The NAV CENTRE’s Executive Chef Luc McCabe, a recent competitor on the Food Network’s “Chopped Canada”, will prepare the delectable, English-style Down Town Abbey Christmas Dinner.

Following the meal, Participation’s Music Hall Theatre Productions will top off the evening with a unique show that includes music, theatre, comedy, Glengarry’s own “Down Town Abbey,” and some splendid original songs by Robert Hardy and Katie Ditschun.  

Participation’s Music Hall Theatre Productions’ troupe includes:  Katie Ditschun: Vocals, Percussion, Piano, and Kazoo  Robert Hardy: Clarinet  Ian McIntosh: Ukulele and Guitar  Bill Riley: Tuba, Euphonium, and Trumpet  Laurie McRae-Bingley as Viola St. James  Jeff Poissant, RGD: Visual presentation  David Sauvé: Stage manager

More about Participation’s Music Hall Theatre Productions adaptation of: 

A Down Town Abbey Christmas Special

To be performed in the City of Cornwall at the NAV Centre theatre

commencing at the hour of six in the evening of the 26th, November.



Our very own DOWN TOWN ABBEY

presently located in Glen Norman

A humongous fireplace courtesy of Auberge des Gallant.

The fireplace will be returned after the show.

Photo booth courtesy of bits of St Raphaels;

which will be returned (after the show).

The lady of the house and hubby:

Lady Atherby Handcock who will not appear in the show and her other half;

Lord Johnathon Thomas Handcock, who may appear in the show.

The housekeeper who definitely will appear in the show;

Harriet Haycock played by Laurie McRae-Bingley who also plays Lady Viola St. James

in the second bit of the show.

Harriet’s other half; Horatio Handcock, will be mentioned for his helpful handling of

Lady Atherby Handcock’s “stop cock”

The service staff:

The footman, Thomas Fullerton played by David Sauve and

The maid, Gladys Scraggerton played by Shannon Hardy.

There will be a special appearance by the liberated “stop cock”

THE MENU  Carrot Ginger Cream Soup  Garden Salad with House Vinaigrette  Roasted Turkey with Gravy and Sage Stuffing  Roasted Potatoes  Glazed Carrots  Green Beans “Amandine”  Homemade Apple Crumble with Caramel Coulis  Coffee/Tea  Tickets, $65, which includes dinner and show, are available at the NAV CENTRE, 613.936.5800 or via Robert Hardy at 613.525.9943 orwww.participationthemusic.com.

Those interested in staying the night can ask the NAV CENTRE about room availability when purchasing tickets.  Don’t miss this soirée of fabulous food and exceptional entertainment.  www.participationthemusic.com

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