QUO VADIS - The Musical

 
 

The Time is 60 A.D. A moment before the great Roman Empire crumbles into dust under the all- powerful emperor Nero, an impossible love affair starts a chain of events that will turn life around for many. Marcus Vinicius, a young Roman aristocrat, falls in love with Lygia, a beautiful Christian girl of royal descent. Through their tumultuous relationship Vinicius, still a pagan and a slaveholder, learns to appreciate the newly formed Christian religion, with its dramatized values of love, respect towards human life and forgiveness.


Quo Vadis is a story of love that defies all odds, a faith that defies the most powerful man on earth, and a moral code that survives the most brutal of tortures, the most horrible of deaths. "Where are you going?" asks the Latin title - a question that the apostle Peter directs at the vision of Christ, but one that the story directs at Rome of the first century, and by implication at the world of today.

 

Music and Lyrics by Olaf Pyttlik

Based On The Nobel-Prize Winning Novel By

Henryk Sienkiewicz

Book by

Angus Kohm

Directed by

Ron Jenkins

PART OF THE 2014 Winnipeg Fringe Festival

SHOW TIMES: JULY 16-27, DAILY at 7:30 PM at the St. Boniface Cathedral

For pre-sale Tickets Contact www.winnipegfringe.com

Featuring


KEVIN AICHELE as MARCUS

TOM SOARES as CHILON

GORDON TANNER as PETRONIUS

LAURA OLAFSON as LIGIA

KEVIN KLASSEN as NERO

ANDREA HOUSSIN as POPPEA

JEFF SKINNER as PETER

RANDAL PAYNE as TIGELLINUS

STEFANIE WIENS as ACTE

JEFF STROME as URSUS


As well as


SUSAN BOHN, JOHN BLUETHNER, JEN BOUSKILL, HAILEY CHARNEY,

DANA COTE, MICAELA CRIGHTON, KENNETH E. DELISLE, NAN FEWCHUK,

MEGAN FRY, GENAVIEVE GREENE, DONNALYNN GRILLS, ASHLEY KOWALCHUK,

ALENNA MARK, DUNCAN MCGREGOR, STEPHEN MURPHY, MARK OLSON, SUSANNA PORTNOY,

KELLY ROBINSON, CHASE WINNICKY, NICK XIDOS, STEVE YURKIW and SPENSER PAYNE


Costume Design by ANGELA VAAGS

Choir Director/Choreography by CHEYENNE SCHROEDER

Stage Management by SHEENA SANDERSON

Lighting by MICHAEL LINTON

Fight Direction by JACQUELINE LOEWEN

Assistant Stage Direction by JONATHAN KINDZIERSKI