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We have recordings!

By BetsyAdmin / October 9, 2021

We’re happy to announce that we have had most of the musical professionally recorded and mastered to share with you! Here are a few of our songs to whet your appetite (and give a listen to the medley on the home page as well): Fair mix I won’t, I can’t! Vacation Remedy Hear Me Say […]


What a show!!!

By BetsyAdmin / June 15, 2020

If a picture is worth a thousand words, here you go!… Elizabeth Ann is taken in by her doting Aunt Frances and assiduous Great Aunt Harriet. She understands! Hello, I’d like to make a reservation! Anything but the Putneys! (Payten Whittome as Betsy) Driving to the Putney Farm with Uncle Henry (Maia Frick as Betsy). […]


Advertise in Our Program

By BetsyAdmin / January 25, 2019

We have a bit of advertising space in our program! If you have a local business, church, or event that you’d like to promote, we’d love to feature you. Download the advertising package here.


Tickets now available!

By BetsyAdmin / November 19, 2018

Good news! Understood BETSY tickets are now available for purchase from the Evergreen Cultural Centre – just in time for Christmas!  Seating in this theatre is quite limited (only 215 seats), so get your tickets early to avoid disappointment. You’re going to want to see this one more than once! For more information, visit our […]


Understood BETSY Photoshoot

By BetsyAdmin / November 12, 2018

A few weeks ago, on a frigid and foggy Saturday morning, six members of the Understood BETSY cast braved the cold to help us capture some promo photos. Shot at the Historic Stewart Farm in Surrey, BC—the perfect locale for an early 20th century story set on a farm—these photos capture some of the endearing […]


Tickets and Venue

By BetsyAdmin / November 7, 2018

Tickets Performances Thursday, February 14, 2019 @ 7:30 pm Friday, February 15, 2019 @ 7:30 pm Saturday, February 16, 2019 @ 2:00 pm Saturday, February 16, 2019 @ 7:30 pm Pricing Adults: $20   |    Students and Seniors: $15 To Purchase Tickets Please contact the Evergreen Cultural Centre directly. Box office: 604-927-6555  |  Buy […]


Recording the Backing Track

By BetsyAdmin / November 4, 2018

Wow. Me, in a recording studio. Another first in this crazy adventure we are on. I was so nervous that first day last August and I wasn’t even playing! Well, I did play piano for one song because after all, what musician doesn’t want to appear at least once on an official recording? Lincoln Tatem […]


A Dream in the Making

By BetsyAdmin / May 14, 2018

Some years ago, before heading off to our cabin in the bush, my good friend Dina Smith lent me her well worn, might I say, tattered (?) copy of Understood Betsy by Dorothy Canfield Fisher. I began to read it late one evening and could not stop. There were so many points that resonated within me; things […]



By BetsyAdmin / April 29, 2018

Orphaned as a baby, Elizabeth Ann is taken in by her Great Aunt Harriet and her daughter, gentle, tender hearted, conscientious Aunt Frances who live in a medium sized town, in a medium sized state in the middle of America. After nine years of constant coddling, timid and wistful Elizabeth Ann is totally dependent on […]