Surprise!! All hail Margaret Spence

Margaret Spence, you’re the greatest! It was a delightful evening – and I’m so glad it was kept a surprise.

The Alumnae Theatre Company's Blog

The much-beloved Margaret Spence was the longtime Wardrobe Mistress of Alumnae Theatre Company, and is a frequent costume designer.  When she announced her retirement at the end of the 2011/12 season, some kind of tribute was definitely called for.  It just took a while to come together, for various reasons.   Finally, a date was decided:  Wednesday, June 26, 2013.  Alumnae’s 2012/13 season was over, and this was the one day when the theatre was not booked with rentals.

Ramona Baillie (who served as MC on the night) spearheaded and co-ordinated a team of people to pull the surprise event together, and invitees were cautioned not to mention it to Margaret.  Razie Brownstone, who unfortunately could not attend on June 26 because she was en route to Newfoundland, helped with wardrobe selection and some invaluable historical context.  After all, we’re talking about 50 years of history, folks!  Tabitha Keast, Razie’s…

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Arts/culture social bloggerfly & Elwood P. Dowd disciple. Likes playing with words. A lot. Toronto

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