Dearly Departed Opens Fall Season At ONT October 18

By October 15, 2013Arts/Culture

Opening Nite Theatre Society brings the Southern comedy Dearly Departed by Jessie Jones and David Bottrell to stage this October as the first show in their 2013/2014 season.

Photo: Jordan Wood as Ray-Bud

Directed by Dudley Cox, this is the hilarious yet poignant tale of a southern family who have to come to grips with the sudden death of their patriarch, Bud Turpin. Remembered fondly by some and not-so-fondly by others, Bud leaves behind a family wrestling with guilt, anger, turmoil and dissatisfaction.

Dearly Departed runs October 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27 and November 1,2,3. Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances at 8pm and Sunday matinees at 2pm.
Tickets are $15, and available online at or by phone at 604-826-ONTS (6687) or at the door.

Opening Nite Theatre is at 33223-33227 Railway Ave in Mission, across from the WestCoast Express Station.


For Snow White, The Panto are Saturday, October 19 at 1pm and Tuesday October 22 at 7pm. Come prepared to be silly! Needed are people of all ages willing to sing, and if you play an instrument, we want you!

Season’s tickets

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