ITT 301: Season 3 begins with Mainstage 2017 Preview episode

“In The Theatre” returns for a third season of podcast episodes, as we gear up for Mainstage 2017 this summer in Vernon BC. Mainstage dates are June 30 to July 8, 2017.

Peter Wienold, ITT Host & TBC President

On this episode, I’m pleased to bring on guests Adele Kuyek and Richard Kerton who are leading the charge in organizing the event on the Mainstage committee. We give an overview of the venues and some of the work that goes into putting on a week-long provincial event such as this, and then we get into the nitty gritty of the workshops being offered this year.

It’s a big year for anniversaries, with Theatre BC celebrating its 85th year, the City of Vernon its 125th year, and of course Canada 150 all across the country. In fact, Vernon hosted the very first Mainstage Festival in 1953, so it’s a real treat to be visiting there again.

Adele Kuyek & Richard Kerton

Online registration for workshops and participants will be available in May through the Theatre BC website,



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