Diverse lineup to be featured in Stettler Variety Showcase

The 2014 Stettler Variety Showcase starts up on Jan. 19 with the one-man play “When That I Was” at the Performing Arts Centre.

The 2014 Stettler Variety Showcase starts up on Jan. 19 with the one-man play “When That I Was” at the Performing Arts Centre.

There’s a diverse lineup this year, from musicians to actors to comedians.

“We feel it’s pretty good,” said Leo Gitzel, who is involved with treasurer’s work and membership.

“We think there’s a pretty good variety. Some drama and some humour and there’s some music.”

All shows take place at the Performing Arts Centre in Stettler.

Jan. 19 — “When That I Was”

Christopher Hunt plays a man who reminisces about his time in a Shakespearean troupe, and plays more than 25 different characters.

Feb. 16 — Leela Gilday and the Tim Buckley Trio

Leela Gilday is a Juno-winning Dene singer/songwriter from Yellowknife.

The Tim Buckley Trio is an Albertan group that plays country rock. Together, the two artists will put on a half show each.

March 30 — Robert Post

Robert Post is a comedian from Ohio who specializes in physical comedy and playing other characters. He has been reviewed by the New York Times and the Village Voice.

May 4 — PEAR

PEAR is a husband and wife country music team who both specialize in the fiddle.

In 2013, the Association of Country Music in Alberta named PEAR as the Group of the Year.