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Wish you were here

Originally published on qathet Living

Simply put, COVID gutted audiences in mid-sized and large venues here and across Canada. If we don’t collectively start coming back to our theatres and the arena, qathet could lose the defining arts and sports scene residents have been building for generations.

In the middle of September, actor Jeffery Renn came back to his hometown to perform At Your Service: The Life and Yarns of Robert Service – My Glorious Youth, at the Max Cameron Theatre. It’s an internationally-touring one-man show. 

But in the 400-seat theatre, just 28 people filled seats that Saturday night. Afterwards in the lobby, Max Cameron Theatre manager Jacquie Dawson said that in the three-night run, no night attracted more than 30 people. 

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