A Guided Tour About Smug­gling And The Pro­hi­bi­tion Of Al­co­hol Pe­riod Is Set­ting Off In Stanstead

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In ad­di­tion to its down­town usual guided walk­ing tour which will be sched­uled from June 21st to Septem­ber 2nd, the Town of Stanstead will present a the­atri­cal per­for­mance on smug­gling and pro­hi­bi­tion of al­co­hol in the 1920s, which will take place ev­ery week­end in Au­gust.

En­ti­tled À la recherche de Johnny Boot­leg­ger and un­der the di­rec­tion of Lor­raine Beaudry, rec­og­nized pro­fes­sional in the arts, will present the­atri­cal play of sketches of lo­cal his­tory and pe­cu­liar­i­ties of Stanstead bor­der Town which is rich in his­tory and her­itage.

Vol­un­teer ac­tors of all ages, French or English speak­ing, are be­ing sought by the Town. No ex­pe­ri­ence is re­quired, but par­tic­i­pants must be avail­able for per­for­mances in Au­gust as well as re­hearsals in July.

In­ter­ested per­sons are in­vited to au­di­tion but, pre­vi­ously, must con­tact Mrs. Joanne La­je­unesse-McKay, Con­sul­tant Busi­ness De­vel­op­ment by call­ing 819-876-5215 or by e-mail at jlm­ckay@cld­mem­phre­me­gog.com. The au­di­tions will be held on June 12th at 10 Phelps Street from 1:30 p.m.

The Town is also look­ing for bar­rels, old bot­tles, stills or ob­ject used by boot­leg­gers as well as sto­ries, cos­tumes and dec­o­ra­tions re­lated to this topic. What? Ac­tors’ au­di­tions When? On June 12th, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. Where? 10 Phelps Street, Stanstead

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