Come to Huron Country Playhouse ~ Benefit to Aid Goderich Tornado Victims

A Benefit show has been planned with funds going to Perth-Huron United Way, earmarked to assist Goderich as the town recovers from the August tornado.

Victoria Street United Church, Goderich, after the Aug. 21 tornado
Victoria Street United Church, Goderich, after the Aug. 21 tornado

A star-studded cast has been assembled for Spotlight on Goderich: A Variety Show at the Huron Country Playhouse in Grand Bend on Sunday, November 20th at 3:00 p.m.

Leading performers in Canada’s professional theatre community will be coming together in a spectacular afternoon of singing, dancing, and comedy.

Confirmed artists include:

• Louise Pitre, international star of Mamma Mia!

• David Rogers, Raoul and Phantom in Toronto’s Phantom of the Opera /Starbright

• Rod Beattie, star of the popular Wingfield series / 15 seasons with Stratford Festival

Along with:

• Jayme Armstrong, Guenevere in the international tour of Camelot / Drayton

• Theodore Baerg, acclaimed operatic baritone / Starbright

• Matthew Campbell, Theatre Aquarius / Charlottetown Festival’s Anne of Green Gables

• Michael Clarke, Tommy / The Lion King / Theatre Aquarius / Drayton

• Karen Coughlin, Belle in Beauty and the Beast (Drayton, Aquarius, The Grand)

• Marion Day, Blyth Festival veteran

• Austin Di Iulio, So You Think You Can Dance Canada / Drayton

• Gabi Epstein, Dora nominee / Talk Is Free Theatre / Drayton

• The Mantini Sisters, award-winning trio

• Joe Matheson, star of Dancap’s Jersey Boys

• Jacques Monfiston, Stratford / Drayton

• Kimberly O’Neill, So You Think You Can Dance Canada / Drayton

• Stephen Patterson, Marius in Broadway’s Les Misérables / Stratford / Drayton

• Andrew Pogson, also known as Freddy Fusion of the Science Magic Show

• Leisa Way, star of Patsy Cline and Dolly Parton tributes / Theatre Orangeville

Renowned humorist Neil Aitchison will act as Master of Ceremonies. Bob Foster (Mirvish Productions’ Dirty Dancing, Rock of Ages / Drayton Entertainment’s Legends series), will act as Music Director.

To order tickets please call 1-855-372-9866 or go to


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