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The Foster Festival 2018 – “If laughter is the best medicine, you will have your measure and more!”

  “I’m excited about the two brand new plays I am working on for the new 2018 season. They are as different as night and day and yet I believe they will both still touch the funny bone and the … Continue reading →

Highlands Summer Festival – What’s Happening at HSF This Week?

  Highlands Summer Festival opened the Pulitzer Prize award winning production of Proof by David Auburn on Monday July 17th. The tense drama explores a fractured family dynamic  swirling around the discovery of a notebook filled with a ground-breaking mathematical … Continue reading →

The Blyth Festival – Canada’s Beacon of New Canadian Plays

Founded in 1975, the Blyth Festival is Canada’s beacon of New Canadian Plays. With more than 200 productions to date, Blyth is renowned across the country as the creation house where original plays are born, and great Canadian playwrights thrive. … Continue reading →

Have Will(iam), Will Travel — How Driftwood Theatre is making community connections through Shakespeare this summer

The Bard’s Bus Tour The play, we know. The setting, no one could have prepared for. Driftwood Theatre’s redesign of Shakespeare’s Othello, the compelling tale of race, jealousy and revenge, transports the characters to the island of Cyprus in the … Continue reading →

Upper Canada Playhouse – pretty much as far east in Ontario as you can get…BUT it’s worth it!!

  What’s On Right Now!   We’re kicking off the season with a dynamite Neil Simon comedy BAREFOOT IN THE PARK running til July 2. Crowds are already flocking to this retro but always modern classic comedy about love and … Continue reading →

Drayton Entertainment – A piece of rock ’n’ roll history live on stage at three summer theatres across Ontario

Earlier this spring, Dunfield Theatre Cambridge was rocking out to a little piece of music history. Audience members declared it a mega-hit!  Now, Million Dollar Quartet, the hit musical inspired by true events, is heading up the highway to the … Continue reading →

Shaw Festival 2017 – Fasten Your Seat Belts!

  Written by Shaw Festival Artistic Director, Tim Carroll Here we go: my first season as Artistic Director of the Shaw Festival. How to start? Saint Joan, of course. Have to do a Shaw play in my first season, and … Continue reading →

Gravenhurst Opera House – A Tradition worth Coming Back For

  Thanks to actor John Holden and his players, in 1934 summer theatre in Canada was born and the birthplace…Muskoka. First it was the John Holden Players then the Straw Hat Players and eventually the Muskoka Festival where many a … Continue reading →

4th Line Theatre Company – Idyllic, Rural, and Quintessentially Canadian

Each year the 4th Line Theatre Company presents Canadian plays – written by and about Canadians; small town stories or broad national sagas that touch a nerve in all of us. This year 4th Line Theatre is thrilled to be … Continue reading →

Foster Festival ’17 – Discovering Humour with Heart in the Heart of Niagara!

Last summer The Foster Festival splashed into the Niagara theatre scene when it landed in downtown St Catharines on Lake Ontario for its inaugural season of three wonderful Norm Foster comedies. Audiences raved about the quality of our productions and … Continue reading →

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The Orillia Opera House Summer Theatre Experience: The OOH!

We pronounce it “Oh” as in Oh, What a Season! Last year, thousands of audience members brought Orillia alive with great professional theatre at the iconic Orillia Opera House. This Season promises to be another wonderful romp, with three great … Continue reading →