"You Can't Beat Fun"

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"You Can't Beat Fun"

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Dates of existence

1940-2002

History

The musical “You Can’t Beat Fun” was originally conceived and musically written by 19 year old pianist Sam Seetner in 1939, a 2nd year Science student at the University of Manitoba, with help of two of his friends Earl J. Beattie (book), and Edward Parker (stage conception) - Seetner and Beattie wrote the lyrics .The production was staged by over 40 University of Manitoba music students (including future game show host “Monty Hall”) on January 11th -13th, & 15th, 1940, at the Winnipeg Civic Auditorium. The story follows the love lives of four college freshmen who enter a university beset by cut backs and reduced to four faculties: Love, Rhythm, Home Economics and Hotcha! [?]

In 2002 the production was revived to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the University of Manitoba. It played February 20 - 22, 2002 at the Walker Theatre.

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Created by Brian Hubner (2003). Revised by N. Courrier (July 2019).

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