Mary’s Musings

The Baroness’ Hair

I heard an interesting little story recently, from Mark Harapiak who is currently touring with Camelot as King Arthur. When Mark’s mother, Carol, passed away two years ago, he had the bittersweet task of cleaning out her belongings. Having been in that position myself, I know it’s, of course, a very sad time. But it […]

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A Day in Hamilton

White Christmas & The Trans-Siberian Orchestra in One Day! It was a treat to see White Christmas at Theatre Aquarius in Hamilton over the Christmas Holidays. What a good cast – in the lead roles were Stephen Patterson and Michael Therriault as Bob Wallace and Phil Davis, with Robin Hutton and Dayna Tekatch as the

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Sad News

Our deepest sympathy goes to family, friends and fans of Lindsay Thomas, who lost her battle with cancer at age 31 this week.  Lindsay played Francine (Frankie’s daughter) and other roles in the original cast of Jersey Boys in Toronto.  She was also well known to Stratford audiences, having spent three seasons there.  She played

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A New York Weekend!

Just before Christmas, my son, Thomas & I had a great weekend taking in shows in New York City. We saw: – Memphis – Ragtime – Finian’s Rainbow – Next to Normal All are great shows. Next to Normal with its rock music and story of the challenges of mental illness is completely mesmerizing. The

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