Here is some information on one of Cape Breton's Best Productions of the Summer and Fall Season, which takes place at the MacAulay Conference Centre, at the Inverary Inn, in Baddeck.Here is their October Schedule and some information on the show. Performances will take place on October 6, 9, 10, 17 and 22nd. Time for the show is 8pm to 10:30pm and tickets are $39.70 for adults and $33.35 for children.
Cape Breton Smile is a highly entertaining musical theatrical production delivering that perfect blend of song, message, and “home spun” passion. It features some of the very best talent in Atlantic Canada and utilizes the latest computer technology with a 45 foot, 6 screen/projector backdrop that displays spectacular images and video. This amazing program has been assembled by world-class professionals Wally Hayes and Chris Hayes (WAVE Productions) whose credits are notable in the field of visual support. Together with the all-star cast, they create the magic that accompanies the songs and performances that make this show a top quality must-see.
Bob Quinn, Cape Breton Island composer, arranger, producer, musician Bob Quinn is the man who has been selling Nova Scotia through music and song for decades. In 2014, he returns with Cape Breton Smile, the most dynamic and original production ever produced in Baddeck, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. Quinn is the ‘man of Nova Scotia anthems’ –(Sail On, Nova Scotia, Welcome to the Ceilidh, My Love Cape Breton and Me, Christmas in Canada, and many others).
Other entertainers include Jennifer is a well know Cape Breton performer who was a home-town favorite while growing up in Sydney Mines. Boyd MacNeil grew up as the youngest in a musical family and started to play violin at an early age taking lessons from Dan MacDonald of North Sydney. Stewart MacNeil, perhaps best known for creating music with his siblings, the Barra MacNeils. Lucy MacNeil, has performed for the last 27 years with the well known group, The Barra MacNeils, she is a vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and step dancer and mother of two. And last but not least by far is Kevin Evans, who is well known as part of the group Evans and Doherty who have been in constant demand worldwide. This has to be one of the best line ups of talent to showcase a performance on Cape Breton Island outside of the major Celtic Colours productions.