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the unluckiest band ever

May 1, 2020 - May 17, 2020

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Produced by

Dancing Sky Theatre

Written By

Kelley Jo Burke

Directed by

Angus Ferguson

 

"All my friends are buying diamonds for their girls

And bringing children into this world

Signing their name to a home on land they’ve captured

Me? I’m still writing songs I’m scared you’ll hear someday” — Carver, Library Voices

 

The Curst may be the unluckiest band ever. They’re from small-town Saskatchewan, and they don’t play country. Their lead singer Merle is too neurotic to actually show anyone his songs. And it seems they’re being stalked by some kind of guardian angel gone really, really bad.  Their life on the road is such a series of injuries, freak catastrophes, and grueling hours in a beat-up van, that they are starting to wonder whether it’s just time to quit.

But sometimes, just sometimes, they make magic together and fly. Maybe it’s all worth it?

Then good fortune shows its face. To The Curst. All they need to do is keep it together and avoid any dodgy angelic interference for a few more days. What. Could. Go. Wrong?

Written by national-award winner Kelley Jo Burke (The Selkie Wife) and featuring the songs of Saskatchewan’s indi-pop legends Library Voices (Denim on Denim, Summer of Lust), The Curst is a funny, loving rock-musical about why year after year, generation after generation, bands climb into bad vans, and head out on another gig…no matter the cost.

 

Dancing Sky Theatre is located in the village of Meacham, SK – just a 40 minute drive east of Saskatoon. Harvest Hall houses the intimate theatre and diningroom where you are able to enjoy a three course, home cooked meal before performances Friday thru Sunday. For more on Dancing Sky visit their website at dancingskytheatre.com.

Reserve tickets for the show only, or the show and meal.

 

In the Diningroom:

Dancing Sky Theatre offers you a fully licenced diningroom and tables that seat up to 8 people. Enjoy full table service of a 3 course meal created especially for each show by our Chef Ernie Kurz.

Be sure to bring cash or a credit card as we DO NOT have debit services.

Reservations are required for the diningroom.

You must alert us to vegetarian or allergy concerns when you make reservations. As much as we would like to, we are not able to make last minute substitutions. (You will be asked for this information near the end of your on-line payment.)

 

 

Ticket Information

Performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings. And matinees on Saturdays and Sundays. (no Sat matinee May 2)

The diningroom serves before shows Fridays through Sundays.

Ticket and meal reservations can be made online.

  • Anyone in your party under 18 yrs? Call to reserve a discounted show ticket.
  • Gathering a group to attend the show? Discounts available.  10% discounts on show tickets for groups of 10.

Box Office (in Saskatoon) 306-653-5191.

NOTE: when you order tickets online, you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not get an email, please contact the box office. Your reservation might not have processed properly.

Tickets will not be mailed.  Just bring the emailed confirmation with you to Dancing Sky Theatre when you come to the show.

Venue

Dancing Sky Theatre
201 Queen Street
Meacham, Saskatchewan S0K 2V0 Canada
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