You can sing along to some of Gateway Theatre’s most favourite musical tunes over the years with two Tri-City actors.
Next month, the Richmond theatrical company will showcase Timothy Liu of Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam’s Lalainia Lindbjerg Strelau in the online version of Home for the Holidays.
The one-hour production, which will be streamed from Dec. 18 to Jan. 1, includes songs from My Fair Lady, Fiddler on the Roof, The Sound of Music, Annie, The Music Man, The Wizard of Oz and Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat.
An Ovation award winner and co-founder/director of the Lindbjerg Academy of Performing Arts in Coquitlam, Strelau has appeared in numerous musicals including for Theatre Under the Stars and the Arts Club Theatre Company. Currently, she is the artistic director for Xtreme Theatre, a homeschool-based group that produces two shows at year at the ACT in Maple Ridge.
Liu is a Grade 6 student at Coquitlam’s Hillcrest middle school.
Also appearing in Home for the Holidays is Tiana Jung, a Heritage Woods secondary graduate who is now living in Vancouver. A former Port Moody resident, Jung received her BFA in drama/music theatre from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, in May.
Directed by Barbara Tomasic, the show also features David Adams, Angela Beaulieu, Lauren Bowler, Scotia Browner, Oliver Castillo, Bridget Esler, Meghan Gardiner, Alison MacDonald, Ranae Miller, Gregory Pember, Tom Pickett, Chelsea Rose, Jason Sakaki, Michael Wilkinson and Makena Zimmerman.
For tickets at $25, visit gatewaytheatre.com/home-for-holidays.