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The Premiere of FIVE-THE DIONNES: A Musical

May 28 1934, in a modest farmhouse in the tiny hamlet of Corbeil on the outskirts of North Bay, a miracle in FIVE installments had begun. The premiere of FIVE- THE DIONNES, a musical by Zoey Adams and Tony Quarrington, will transport you back to a time and place that is legendary.   HISTORY CAME HERE!   

Gerry Mendicino, born and raised in North Bay, directs and acts alongside many talented local artists as they re-enact this tribute to the Dionnes as a live CFCH broadcast from the Capitol Theatre during the golden age of radio. Gerry has entertained on stage and screen for 50 years in a variety of venues including Host of   Polka Dot Door, Sam Ramone in the award winning series  Ready or Not, Uncle Taki in the award winning film My Big Fat Greek Wedding and A Thousand Splendid Sons at London's Grand Theatre. 

This event is meant to educate as well as entertain the audience about a national event that transformed our city and put our community on the world map. It's our story to tell. The ensemble cast includes Scott Clark, Jennifer Carroll, Andrew Palangio, Steph Kast, John Macdonald, Steph Clarke, Mary Kennedy, Sam Depatie and Mike Bernier. The musical director is Neil Kennedy along with musicians Ted Chase, Charlie Zavitz, R.D. Bartlett and Allison Denomme. 


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