Jenny’s House of Joy by Norm Foster

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Jenny's House of Joy is sure to entertain local theatre goers.

Jenny's House of Joy is sure to entertain local theatre goers.
Jenny’s House of Joy is sure to entertain local theatre goers.

THUNDER BAY – Entertainment – Cambrian Players is set to raise the curtain on their latest production. Jenny’s House of Joy, by Norm Foster takes to the stage November 21-23 and 27-30.

When a tireless young runaway comes begging for a job, the girls at Jenny’s house might just have to leave their lingerie behind. A delightful new comedy about the oldest profession.

The play is directed by Nathalie Roy, and features a local cast that includes Janis Swanson, Jesica McNabb, Beverley Gravelle-MacLeod, Jessica Krasnichuk, and Naomi Duvall.

Says Nathalie Roy of the show; “We visit Baxter Springs in 1871 as we meet Jenny and her girls who work at Jenny’s house of Joy. A innocent young run away is given a job but causes some dissention when her business sense is underestimated. Everyone has a story of how they came to work at Jenny’s and it may not be what you first expect. We learn that hastily passin

g judgment can be dangerous.”

Roy, who is no stranger to the stage, is making her directorial debut with Cambrian. “When I was stage managing I made many decisions but the final word was always the director’s. Now that’s me! I am fortunate that I have had many mentors and I can draw from my experiences from working along side them and the many lessons I learned from them. I have a very supportive and  hard working cast and crew.”

Jenny’s House of Joy will show at the Paramount Theatre on Court Street. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors/students. The show is not recommended for children. Tickets are available at Calico, Fireweed, Steepers and at the door.


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