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Good Ol' Country Gospel at St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre

Good Ol' Country Gospel

How Sweet The Sounds
Conceived by David Rogers
Musical Arrangements by Mark Payne

Directed & Choreographed by David Rogers
Assistant Directed by Mark MacRae
Assistant Choreographed by Monique Lund
Set & Costume Design by David Rogers
Lighting Design by Lyle Franklin
 

Sept 11 to Dec 22

St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre

Let your spirit soar as some of the most memorable melodies ever written come alive on stage in this inspirational musical tribute to the best of Gospel … with a country twist.

Featuring glorious arrangements and heavenly voices, this uplifting celebration shines a new light on all your sacred favourites including "Amazing Grace," "I’ll Fly Away," "Peace in the Valley," "How Great Thou Art," "When The Saints Go Marching In," "Will the Circle Be Unbroken," "I Saw the Light," and many more.

From soul-stirring ballads to high-energy songs of praise, you won't want to miss this heartfelt tribute to the beloved canon of Gospel hits.


THEATRE ADDRESS
St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre
11 Albert St.
St. Jacobs, ON N0B 2N0

AUDIENCE
Recommended for ages 5 and up. There is no official rating system for live theatre. We encourage you to use your judgment based on your child's age and maturity level. Click here to read our complete Ticket Policy.

RUNNING TIME
2 hours and 5 minutes including one intermission.

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Meet The Artists

The Company

(in alphabetical order)
Ben Cookson
Ben Cookson
 
Kevin Dempsey
Kevin Dempsey
 
Leah Grandmont
Leah Grandmont
 
Zachary Knowles
Zachary Knowles
Mark MacRae
Mark MacRae
 
Daphne Moens
Daphne Moens
Paul Jerry Schwarz
Paul Jerry Schwarz
 
Kate Suhr
Kate Suhr
 


The Creative Team

David Rogers
David Rogers
Director
&
Choreographer
Mark MacRae
Mark MacRae
Assistant Director
Monique Lund
Monique Lund
Assistant Choreographer
Lyle Franklin
Lyle Franklin
Lighting Designer
Charles Russell
Charles Russell
Stage Manager
Laurel Oneil
Laurel Oneil
Rehearsal Stage Manager
Nadene Riehl
Nadene Riehl
Assistant Stage Manager

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Photos & News

Company in Good Ol' Country Gospel, Drayton Entertainment, 2019 Season
Photo credit: Company in Good Ol’ Country Gospel, Drayton Entertainment, 2019 Season. Director, Choreographer, Set Designer, Costume Designer David Rogers; Lighting Designer Lyle Franklin. Photographer: Drayton Entertainment.
 
Ben Cookson, Leah Grandmont, Paul Jerry Schwarz, Mark MacRae, and Daphne Moens in Good Ol Country Gospel 2019 Season.
Photo credit: Ben Cookson, Leah Grandmont, Paul Jerry Schwarz, Mark MacRae, and Daphne Moens in Good Ol’ Country Gospel, Drayton Entertainment, 2019 Season. Director, Choreographer, Set Designer, Costume Designer David Rogers; Lighting Designer Lyle Franklin. Photographer: Drayton Entertainment.

Audience Reviews
  • "★★★★★ 5 Stars! Excellent performance! The 'congregation' was humming, clapping, and tapping along to these good ol' favourites. It was a delightful afternoon outing." - Mary K., TripAdvisor
  • "★★★★★ 5 Stars! Good Ol' Country Gospel was outstanding. All the best and most familiar hymns were sung and played by a wonderful cast of highly professional singers, instrumentalists, and dancers. The audience was completely engrossed, captivated, and entertained, with not a dull or discordant moment in the show." - RedFox7, TripAdvisor
  • "★★★★★ 5 Stars! 5 Stars! Once again Drayton Entertainment delivers another excellent show. The music and the voices were wonderful and uplifting. We were singing along for the whole performance and left the show feeling joyful. Highly recommend this show!" - Jannette H, TripAdvisor
Media Reviews
  • Waterloo Region Record: "Good ol’ country gospel a good old country time" Read the full review here.
News Releases
  • Uplifting Tribute to the Best of Gospel with a Country Twist at the St. Jacobs Schoolhouse Theatre Read More

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