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Saviour Takes Centre Stage


March 18th, 2014 – This press release about the Saviour play, by Pink Gazelle Productions CEO, Maryanne Pope, just went out through the John Petropoulos Memorial Fund:


 Fundraiser Takes Centre Stage

 Innovative theatrical production will support Alberta charity


Calgary, AB – For ten years after her husband died, Maryanne Pope looked for the right words to share his story, to express the grief, pain, and, ultimately, the strength and inspiration she found in coping with his loss. Now, she hopes her award-winning script will be a saviour for the charity that bears his name.

Saviour: A ‘Tough’ Love Story – a play written by Pope, the widow of Calgary Police Service Const. John Petropoulos – is ready to hit the stage in performances in Calgary and Edmonton this fall. The theatrical production explores the compelling, true-life story of the circumstances that led to John’s death and explores the impact on those left behind. Then, it delves deeper, providing a fictional account of what the police officer’s own response would have been to such a preventable tragedy.

The John Petropoulos Memorial Fund (JPMF) – a charity committed to first responder safety – is producing the play, which will also serve as a fundraiser for the non-profit organization…

Please click here to read the entire press release.

Here is the link to further details about the John Petropoulos Memorial Fund Saviour play performances in Alberta in October 2014.


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  1. This comment just came in via e-mail:

    “It’s wonderful to read your Pink Gazelle blog once again. I’m very excited to see your new play…how wonderful for you:) Lots to look forward to in the next few months!!”
    LM, Calgary, AB

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