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The Best of Broadway

Benefit Concert – Coming Soon BREAKING NEWS!  Joining Thomas Alderson for “The Best of Broadway” Benefit Concert at Port Hope United Church September 17th will be Tess Benger and Nick Settimi. TESS BENGER – Congratulations are in order as today Tess was nominated for a Dora Award for Outstanding Performance in a Featured Role for …

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On Broadway

By Mary Alderson The Music Man I made a quick trip to New York City with one purpose in mind: To see Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster in The Music Man before it closes. It was well worth it! A classic piece of musical theatre with two great stars. Jackman was perfect as the swindler …

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Now opening at Stratford Festival.

 LITTLE WOMEN Jordi Mand’s new adaptation of the classic children’s story Little Women comes to vibrant life in a production directed by Esther Jun at the Stratford Festival’s Avon Theatre. With Brefny Caribou as Beth, Allison Edwards-Crewe as Jo, Verónica Hortigüela as Meg, and Lindsay Wu as Amy, Little Women tells the story of four sisters as they navigate the road to adulthood. Struggling to reconcile societal expectations with their own …

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Alex Mustakas of Drayton Entertainment Awarded Meritorious Service Medal

Alex Mustakas, founding and current Artistic Director of award-winning Drayton Entertainment, was honoured by Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, with the prestigious Meritorious Service Medal (Civil Division).   He received his medal during a ceremony held earlier today at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, following a series of in-person delays and postponements caused by …

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Orillia Opera House 2022 Season

2022 summer plans are set for OOH. For more information check their website – click here. Doris and Ivy in the Homeby Norm FosterJune 29 to July 15 Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred UhryJuly 20 to August 12 Come Down from Up Riverby Norm FosterAugust 17 to September 2