Norman Davenport has just opened his first clothing store for men. This has been a lifelong dream for him, but Norman has always felt that he belonged in another century. One day he makes a wish that changes his life and places him in a moral dilemma in this magical and cautionary tale. Filled with laughs and heart, The Gentleman Clothier is guaranteed to have you thinking about your place in time.

Show Dates

January – February 2019

Cast & Crew

Brian Otto – Norman Davenport

Brian loves working with ETC; not only is it a lot of fun, but the quality is generally excellent. This show marks his 10th production with ETC, the most recent being last year’s 12 Angry Men. Among his favourites are Outlaw (2013), Moonlight and Magnolias (2010), and Opening Night way back in 1993. He also works with Guelph Little Theatre and, occasionally, with Cambridge Community Players, KW Musical Productions and Royal City Musical Productions. He has also performed professionally with Drayton Festival, Port Hope Festival, Port Dover Festival, and Theatre Muskoka, among others.

Jessica Blondin – Sophie Tomesko

Jessica is thrilled to be making her debut with ETC! She has always had a love of theatre and this led her to graduate from the performance program at the University of Waterloo in 2016. Some of her past credits include “Gloucester” in Henry VI Part One (uWaterloo), “Catesby” in Richard III (uWaterloo), and being a member of the dance chorus in Shrek (KWMP). She is a student and assistant teacher at Dance Spirit Studios and choreographed 9 to 5 at Laurier Musical Theatre. Jessica thanks her friends and family for their support and hopes that everyone enjoys the show!

Michelle Salmon – Alisha Sparrow

Michelle is thrilled to be back on stage at Elmira Theatre Company. At ETC Michelle has directed The Murder Room and Murder At the Howard Johnson’s as well as having acted in The Odd Couple, Maggie’s Getting Married, Sugar Bean Sisters, Too Many Cooks, Sarah & the Dinosaur, and Buying the Moose. She loves working with this theatre company and she hopes you will enjoy the show. Much love to her Samy who lets her “do her thing” on stage.

James R. Noble – Patrick Markham

James is an actor, director and fight choreographer from Waterloo and is happy to be making his second appearance at ETC where he was last seen as Brom Bones in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. When he is not acting, James is helping out as a fight trainer at KW Stage Combat. Some of his credits include: Fight Team: “Murder Most Fouled-Up” (ETC), Jean De Lion in “Royal Medieval Faire”, Fight Team: “She Kills Monsters” ( KWLT), Fight Team: “Robin Hood” Hanover Community Players. James would like to thank the cast and crew for all their hard work, and Carly Derderian for all her support.