The “Bests” of 2016

Written on December 24th, 2016

Year-End Thoughts

As we go into 2017, here are some of my thoughts about 2016 –

The “Bests”:

Come From Away





Best Musical – Come From Away, Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto

Birds and Bees Nora





Best Comedy – The Birds and the Bees, Blyth Festival, Blyth

Birds and Bees Port Stanley





Also a good production of The Birds and The Bees, Port Stanley Festival, Port Stanley
(I love how these two photos were taken at the same moment in the play, just as Earl is whispering dirty sweet nothings.)

Master Harold







Best Drama – Tie: “Master Harold”…and the Boys, Court House Theatre, Shaw Festival, Niagara-on-the-Lake

All My Sons – On The Run 2016





Tie for Best Drama: All My Sons, Tom Patterson Theatre, Stratford Festival, Stratford

Joni Mitchell River






Best Concert-Style Show – Joni Mitchell: River, Grand Theatre, London

Michael Learned






Best Life Story – Miss Michael: In Conversation with Michael Learned, Victoria Playhouse, Petrolia

Cinderella Panto 2






Best Kids/Family Show – Cinderella ~ The Panto, St. Jacobs Country Playhouse, St. Jacobs

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