Stratford Festival – What’s happening in 2018

Written on November 10th, 2017 | Posted in Mary's Musings

Stratford Festival announces shows & casting for 2018 MUSICALS The Rocky Horror Show Dan Chameroy, Jennifer Rider-Shaw And Sayer Roberts Take The Lead In The Rocky Horror Show Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show Book, Music and Lyrics by Richard O’Brien By arrangement with Rocky Horror Company Limited Directed and Choreographed by Donna Feore April […]

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The Shaw Festival – What’s happening in 2018?

Written on November 10th, 2017 | Posted in Mary's Musings

Shaw Festival – Niagara-on-the-Lake: Casting Announced Festival Theatre The Magician’s Nephew By C.S. Lewis Adapted for the stage by Michael O’Brien Directed by Tim Carroll Previews April 4 ♦ Media Premiere May 9 ♦ Closes October 13 A magical and spectacular plunge into Narnia… at its very beginning as Aslan (Kyle Blair) shapes it. Sent […]

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Victoria Playhouse, Petrolia – What’s happening in 2018?

Written on November 10th, 2017 | Posted in Mary's Musings

More Music at VPP in 2018!  Good Ol’ Country Gospel April 24 to May 13 Created by David Rogers Music Arrangements by Mark Payne Your spirit will soar and the soul will be stirred by some of the most iconic, beloved melodies ever written. This uplifting celebration is sure to delight as we shine new […]

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Blyth Festival – What’s happening in 2018?

Written on November 10th, 2017 | Posted in Mary's Musings

Blyth Festival – something old, something new in 2018 The Pigeon King by The Company May 30 to June 15 The Pigeon King proved so successful last summer, that it returns in 2018.  Artist Director Gil Garratt was excellent in the role of Arlan Galbraith in this true story.  Pigeon King International became a massive […]

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Huron Country Playhouse and Drayton Entertainment — What’s Happening in 2018

Written on November 10th, 2017 | Posted in Mary's Musings

Drayton Entertainment — An Exciting Line-Up for 2018  Huron Country Playhouse West Side Story The Iconic Broadway Musical Huron Country Playhouse – June 7 – June 23 One of the greatest love stories of all time takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical inspired by Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.  Star-crossed young lovers Tony and […]

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Messiah in the Country

Written on November 3rd, 2017 | Posted in Mary's Musings

Advent brings the Spirit of Christmas A rare opportunity is being offered, bringing the spirit of Christmas to Grand Bend.  Handel’s Messiah is being performed on the main stage at Huron Country Playhouse to begin the Advent Season on Sunday, December 3.  “We are thrilled to be bringing this wonderful performance to Grand Bend,” says […]

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New to Grand Bend’s Main Street Gallery

Written on September 17th, 2017 | Posted in Eat, Stay, ShopGrand BendMary's Musings

Water Colours Added to the Mix of Oil and Acrylic Paintings Exciting changes are taking place at the Art Gallery on Main Street in Grand Bend. Located in the “Sunroom” at 14 Main Street, the Gallery has been the home of Victor Alderson’s art for the past two years.  Now another artist, Mark McLean, has […]

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Become a Local for the Day

Written on August 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Eat, Stay, ShopGrand BendMary's Musings

Something new to do next time you visit Grand Bend – Tour the Shore  Discover the attractions of Lambton and Huron Counties during your time in Grand Bend!   Choose from a variety of tours featuring local wineries and breweries.  Tour the Shore with Smackwater Jacks and discover all the local hidden culinary destinations that […]

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Getting Their Second Wind

Written on August 4th, 2017 | Posted in Mary's Musings

Last summer, Second Wind played a pop-up concert on the new Rotary Stage on Grand Bend’s beach.  The evening was so successful that they have been invited back again as part of the Wednesdays’ Familiar Favourites Concert Series, to perform this year on Wednesday, August 16 at 7:00 p.m.   In a bid to see the […]

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Broadway on the Beach

Written on July 21st, 2017 | Posted in Grand BendMary's Musings

An evening of show tunes and fun is planned for Grand Bend’s Beach, August 2nd, 7:00 p.m., presented by Grand Bend’s own Thomas Alderson alongside three other top young Canadian musical theatre performers.  Alderson grew up in the ’Bend and has often appeared on stage at Huron Country Playhouse. He was also seen frequently on […]

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