Bringing the SHOW to YOU
Bringing the SHOW to YOU
We know theatre fans have been missing the magic of live performance. Since we can’t welcome you back in our doors quite yet, we’re bringing the show to you!
With Citadel Road Shows, you can enjoy a fabulous 40-minute performance from a duo of Edmonton artists in your own backyard (or from your front porch!). We bring the performers, the equipment, and the music – you bring your cohort and some lawn chair seating!
Road Shows are currently available for a $500+GST booking fee, with spots currently available until September 7, 2020. Please note that Road Shows are only available for Edmonton, St. Albert, and Sherwood Park.
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Choose one of the following sets:
1. PORCHSIDE PROM
Featuring Jennifer McMillan & Farren Timoteo
Porchside Prom is a celebration of the most iconic high-school dance songs of all time. Featuring popular music from each decade since the 1950's, this is a socially-distanced dance that promises to bring you back to the romantic glow of a disco ball in your own backyard.
2. SUMMER LOVIN’
Featuring Chariz Faulmino & Steven Greenfield
It’s about time for some good news! Sunshine, good cheer, hope, and a sense of normality. Let the light shine through with a handful of tunes from the early '30s to the hits of today. We'll explore the array of traits summer brings out in ourselves and our community through some of the best-loved jazz, R&B, pop, soft rock and show tunes. Share some joyous, summer lovin' vibes with us!
Featuring Oscar Derkx & Jameela McNeil
A celebration of musical game changers including: The Beatles, Bill Withers, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and more; exploring love, loss, and revolution. We hope to give audiences a chance to pause, reflect, and exhale.
Tech Coordinators: Jacy Maxwell & Gal Minnes
Head of Audio: Owen Hutchinson
Assistant Head of Audio: Nick Rose
Audio Technician: Bobby Smale
- Jen McMillanPorchside Prom×Jen McMillanPorchside Prom
Jen is super pumped to be back and working with the Citadel after playing for SIX last year! After graduating from Grant MacEwan University, she has become an active member of the Edmonton musical community. She has since developed into a sought-after accompanist, vocalist, clinician, composer, and arranger. Jen's choral arrangements and compositions have been heard across North America and have even reached audiences in Europe, Asia, Australia, Namibia, and South Africa. As an accompanist, she has played for numerous school and community choirs, soloists, auditions, cabarets, and musicals in Canada and abroad. As a vocalist, Jen has lent her talents to various publishing demos and numerous vocal ensembles. She has performed as a backup singer for Ben Folds and has been a featured vocalist in many film, television and video game recordings. A few favourites include Universal Studio's Tokyo, Warframe (video game), CBS's Hawaii Five-O, and CBC's The Nature of Things. After a couple of years of living part-time in Los Angeles, Jen has moved permanently back to Edmonton to enjoy life with her husband, John, and her kids, Alexis and Beckett.
- Farren TimoteoPorchside Prom×Farren TimoteoPorchside Prom
Farren Timoteo is an Edmonton-based performer, playwright and director. Over the last seventeen years he has performed in more than 30 productions in theatres across Western Canada, including the Citadel Theatre (As You Like It, Peter and the Starcatcher, Monty Python’s Spamalot), the Mayﬁeld Dinner Theatre (Forever Plaid, Little Shop of Horrors), Theatre Calgary (The Light in the Piazza), Western Canada Theatre (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee) and Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre (As You Like It, Shakespeare in Love). He is the Artistic Director of Alberta Musical Theatre Company, where his award-winning work as a writer and director is seen by more than 85,000 students across Alberta every season. In 2016, Farren created and starred in his one-person play, Made in Italy, which has since been seen at Western Canada Theatre, Citadel Theatre, Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, Thousand Islands Playhouse, and will next appear at Vancouver’s Arts Club as soon as it is safe to do so. Farren has been honoured by the Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Awards on many occasions, most notably for his performances in Made In Italy, Monty Python’s Spamalot, as well as for his direction of Alberta Musical Theatre Company’s Pinocchio. In 2015, Farren was included in Avenue Magazine’s prestigious list of Edmonton’s Top 40 Under 40, in recognition of his artistic contributions to the city.
- Chariz FaulminoSummer Lovin'×Chariz FaulminoSummer Lovin'
Chariz Faulmino is an Edmonton-based performer raised on classic rock and Filipino karaoke. Her love for music and theatre has brought her to the stage. Select credits include Pinocchio! (AMTC); A Christmas Carol (Citadel); and Café Wanderlust (Citadel House Series). She is excited to share her love for summer through summer lovin’ showtunes and pop numbers (6' away of-course). In this “new” world we reside where live performances are limited and festivals are non-existent; she is blessed to have the opportunity to be able to share a bit of her light and life through music and entertainment. Chariz gives her gratitude to you for opening your lawns and/or streets to give a pair of artists space for their melodies. She thanks those special people who continue to encourage and support her, especially during these difficult times. Sit back and hydrate as this porch concert is about to have a heat wave.
- Steven GreenfieldSummer Lovin'×Steven GreenfieldSummer Lovin'
Born and raised in Calgary, Steven is an Edmonton-based Jessie and OVATION! Award-winning music director, and actor, with credits that span over 80 productions across Canada. Credits include A Christmas Carol, Ring of Fire, and Once (Citadel); ‘Max’ in Lend Me a Tenor, and Forever Plaid (Mayfield); The Comedy Company (Shadow); Children of God (Citadel/WCT); ‘Jerry Lee Lewis’ in Million Dollar Quartet, and Red Rock Diner (Arts Club); Good Day and Good Night, A Charlie Brown Christmas, and James and the Giant Peach (Carousel); Elbow Room Café: The Musical (Zee Zee); ‘Cogsworth’ in Beauty and the Beast (TUTS); Cabaret (CapU); and Heathers: The Musical (...Gently with a Chainsaw Artists' Collective). He is also the composer of The Steadfast Tin Soldier (book and lyrics by Farren Timoteo). A graduate of Grant MacEwan’s Theatre Arts program, he has been an instructor at Studio 58, Capilano University and his alma mater. Upcoming: The Wrong People Have Money (Shadow); Peter Pan Goes Wrong, and ELVIS (Citadel).
- Oscar DerkxExhale×Oscar DerkxExhale
Oscar Derkx is an actor and musician now living in Edmonton, but born and raised in B.C. Recently, he performed in As You Like It and Once at the Citadel Theatre, as well as five productions of A Christmas Carol. Some other excellent theatre companies he's worked with include Freewill Shakespeare,Teatro La Quindicina, Punctuate!, Concrete, Thou Art Here, Kill Your Television, and more. He is thrilled to be working with his As You Like It castmate Jameela to bring you some Beatles tunes, plus a whole bunch of other incredible songwriters. He hopes they are able to inspire some joy and reflection in this time of isolation and revolution.
- Jameela McNeilExhale×Jameela McNeilExhale
Jameela is an Afro-Canadian performer based in Edmonton, Alberta. She is a MacEwan Theatre Arts Alumnus, most recently seen in As You Like It and The Color Purple (RMTC/Citadel Theatre). Other credits include Sister Act, All Shook Up, Soul Sistas (Mayfield); and John Ware Reimagined (Workshop West). Jameela is thrilled to be performing alongside her As You Like It castmate Oscar Derkx, sharing music to the community as it is “food for the soul”. As we are in uncertain and troubling times we hope this provides a moment of joy for anyone listening. In these times and always we must fix our eyes and centre our hearts on love, equity and goodwill.