The Corry Area Arts Council will present a dinner theater event by Enchante’ Cabaret on Sunday, Jan. 17 at St. Elizabeth Parish Center.

Enchante’ Cabaret, a professional dinner theater company, will perform “Journey’s.” The story follows the Queen of Hearts and Cupid as they follow the lives of different women and their struggles and triumphs with love.

Trapped between his job and heart, Cupid will face the choice of a lifetime. Will he share his love with a mortal or continue shooting people with arrows? 

The performance will go off script for audience impromptu scenes and sketches.

The comedy and romance will feature love songs such as “Unforgettable,” “To Where You Are,” “Somewhere Over The Rainbow,” and “The Rose.”

A social time will begin at 12:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 1 p.m. Reservations must be made by Jan. 13 by calling Jim Mehs at 664-3626. Cost is $11 for patrons and $21 for nonpatrons.

Rula Backos will play the role of the Queen of Hearts and Todd Wagner will play the role of Cupid.

Wagner has been seen in numerous productions throughout New York State and Pennsylvania including his home area of Bradford. Productions include “Jesus Christ Superstar,” “1776,” “Music Man,” “Les Miserables” and “West Side Story.” 

He has also starred in several roles at Artpark & Company in Lewiston, N.Y., with roles in shows such as “Joseph,” “ShowBoat,” and “Grease.”  

Wagner is vice president/director of Enchante' Cabaret and is a private vocal coach.

Backos is a professional actress, poet and playwright. She has performed solo as well as acted with companies in Summer Stock, Dinner Theater, “Off-Off” Broadway, national touring shows, commercials and college and regional theater. 

She is a member of Actors Equity and Screen Actors Guild. Backos holds a bachelor of arts degree in communications from the University of Pittsburgh and has a master’s of fine arts degree in interdisciplinary arts.

Rula also performs her one-woman show, “Sacred Monsters,” for colleges, theaters and women's groups.

Enchante’ Cabaret is based out of Bradford and was established in 1999.

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