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The Club was first performed in 1976. Not really a play, not really a full ‘book’ musical, it is described in the script as ‘A Musical Diversion’, and all of the music you will hear comes from the period 1894-1905.

The setting is a very exclusive Gentleman’s Club, which could be in New York, London or even Toronto. The time is 1903, and these are wealthy men, come to pass a little time with ‘the boys’ at their favorite ‘getaway from the fairer sex’ – to paraphrase the gentlemen themselves. Their songs and stories about women show an attitude that would hardly be tolerated in these ‘politically correct’ times.

However, there’s something a little bit different here. All the gentlemen in this show are played by women…

Director: Christina James

Choreographer: Nina Penner

Musical Director: Jean Minielly

Publication Date


Production Year


Theatre Location

Studio Theatre, Sheridan


Algy: G. Marino
Freddie: J. Morton
Bertie: S. Dunstan
Bobbie: E. Playfair
Henry: G. Grant
Johnny: J. Cutler
Percy: S. Parker
Eddie: R. Thiel
Maestro: J. Minielly


The Club, Theatre Sheridan, musical theatre

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Original Citation

James, C. (Director). (1995, February 16 – 25). The club [Theatre Performance]. Oakville: Theatre Sheridan.

The Club, February 16 – 25, 1995



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