Theatre awards for Emerald Pig

Maple Ridge theatre group wins at Mainstage in Kamloops

The cast of a Particular Class of Women at the Mainstage Awards gala.

The cast of a Particular Class of Women at the Mainstage Awards gala.

Emerald Pig Theatrical Society’s A Particular Class Of Women won a pair of awards at Theatre B.C.’s Mainstage provincial drama festival in Kamloops on Saturday.

The cast took the best ensemble award and Charlene Rowley won for her costumes.

This was the first time Emerald Pig had represented the Fraser Valley Zone at Mainstage, earning the privilege by taking home top honours in the Fraser Valley Zone Festival in May.

At Mainstage, Emerald Pig competed against nine other winning productions from around the province.

“We are thrilled,” said John Stuart, the show’s director. “We went to Mainstage with a goal of giving a great show, and we did that. We received many accolades from our audience, other Mainstage participants, and Jeff Hyslop, our adjudicator. To also win these awards puts the icing on the cake.”

Emerald Pig Theatrical Society is in its 10th anniversary season and is based out of Maple Ridge, but the cast and crew of A Particular Class Of Women came from all over the Lower Mainland.

Producer – Sharon Malone, Maple Ridge

Director – John Stuart, White Rock

Assistant Director – Simon Challenger, Maple Ridge

Stage Manager/Props – Marci Webb, White Rock

Costumes – Charlene Rowley, Maple Ridge

Front of House – Kathleen Hatley, Maple Ridge

“Lil” – Lori Watt, New Westminster

“Marky” – Krista Magnusson, Vancouver

“Petal Rose” – Amy Starkey, North Vancouver

“Luv” – Lauren Campbell, Maple Ridge

“Angel” – Lisa-Marie Marrelli, Maple Ridge

“Glynis” – Emily Wilson, Port Coquitlam

“Georgia” – Angela Bell, Langley

“Pink Champagne” – Kait Busswood, Langley

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