News & Events
Jan 10, 2018
A fun night out for Refugee Sponsorship
by Connie Dunwoody
The Anglican Diocese of British Columbia is hosting a night of fun to support Refugee Sponsorship efforts. Neil Simon’s Comedy, The Prisoner of Second Avenue, will be performed on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at 7:30 pm, at Congregation Emanu-El Synagogue at 1461 Blanshard Street.
Starring Cam Culham and Christine Upright, with Angela Henry, Lynda Raino, Katya Delancey and Michael Rodgers, this classic comedy is a story that revolves around the escalating problems of a middle-aged couple living on Second Avenue on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, New York City, during an intense summer heat wave and a prolonged garbage strike.
The Prisoner of Second Avenue premiered on Broadway at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre on November 11, 1971, and ran for 798 performances, receiving a 1972 Tony Award nomination for Best Play, Best Director, and Supporting Actor. It was made in to a film in 1975.
Tickets are $25, and are available by calling (250) 386-7781 or emailing email@example.com. Tickets may be picked up at the Anglican Diocese of British Columbia Synod Office at 900 Vancouver Street, Victoria (cash or cheque only).