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Jersey Boys – 2024

A Crowd Pleaser Reviewed by Vicki Stokes Drayton Entertainment has been giving Ontario audiences plenty of opportunity to see Jersey Boys, beginning with the Hamilton Family Theatre from March 27th to April 21st, and now at Huron Country Playhouse. Then it moves on to Kings Wharf Theatre from August 8th to September 1st. This is

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Sweet Soul Music

Supreme, Original, and Wonder(ful) When Berry Gordy put “Hitsville USA” on the front of his first recording studio I wonder if it was wishful thinking or if he knew that Motown Records would become the most influential record label to ever come out of Detroit. Just one hour North of West Grand Boulevard, the greatest

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My Fair Lady – 2024

The Beautiful Version of Pygmalion Reviewed by Mary Alderson Eliza Doolittle has returned to the stage at the Shaw Festival, just where she belongs. Based on George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion, Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady is a glorious treatment of Shaw’s 1912 play. It will be running until the Christmas season at the Shaw

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The Secret Garden

Whimsy and Delight Temper a Harsh Dose of Victorian Reality Reviewed by Mary Alderson The Secret Garden is set at the end of the Victorian era, as the Edwardian era was beginning. It was a time when the saying “Children should be seen and not heard” was widely used. Parents felt no responsibility in raising

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Saving Graceland

Thank you. Thank You Very Much. Reviewed by Debbie McClure Playwright Gil Garratt brings a family and a serious subject to life through wit, quick one-liners, and deep reflection in Saving Graceland. Not only is it a tribute to the one and only great Elvis Presley, but the cast leads the audience through the story

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