The Port Stanley Festival Theatre is thrilled to announce the appointment of Tony Sclafani as their new Theatre Manager. Mr. Sclafani has held the position of Production Manager at PSFT since 2017 and has been a valued member of the management team ever since. Mr. Sclafani is already settling into his new position as he works through a transition period with outgoing Theatre Manager, Natasha Newby.
The theatre is excited at the prospect of beginning the search for a new Production Manager and feels confident that a qualified candidate will soon be welcomed aboard as a new member of the management team. “As a theatre that prides itself in aiding in the development of theatre professionals, we are thrilled with the opportunity to promote Tony into a more significant role, while at the same time beginning a search for a new Production Manager” … Artistic Director, Simon Joynes.
A little bit about Tony:
Tony has been a resident of Port Stanley for seven years now. The last five years he has proudly worked as the Production Manager. Previously, Tony was a Tour Manager and Technical Director for Koba and Paquin Entertainment touring across North America. Of all the cities he has travelled to, Port Stanley is the perfect place to raise his two amazing boys along side his wonderful wife Sarah. Tony would like to thank Natasha for being a great friend and colleague for the last five years. He is excited to be the next Theatre Manager.
Gabs Sings Babs
May 31 to June 4
Written, Co-arranged & Performed By Gabi Epstein
Barbra Streisand – reimagined!
Cabaret star and Dora award winning actress, Gabi Epstein brings her energy-filled performance to the Port Stanley stage. Part life story, and part musical tribute, “Gabs sings Babs” uses the iconic music of Barbra Streisand to tell the story of her own show biz journey. Accompanied by the fabulous Mark Camilleri, “Gabs sings Babs” is the perfect opener to the 2022 season.
The Crooner Show
June 7 – June 11
Created by Rick Kish. A LINK Theatre Concert
“Back by popular demand!”
From Sinatra to Buble and a whole lot in between, The Crooner Show created by Rick Kish celebrates songs made famous by some of the greatest crooners of all time. Two hours of hit after hit, great stories, swingin’ tunes, and cool styles. Join us once again, as we return to those 50’s and 60’s in a high energy, surprise filled, trip down memory lane.
By Norm Foster
Sponsored By Kettle Creek Inn
June 15 – July 9
40-year-old Jim Devine has moved back in with his mom … he’s divorced, he’s getting his life back together, its taken some time. 5 Years of time! Well, the clock is running out, things are changing, his mom’s dating the gardener, and Jim has his work cut out for him. A story about change, and love, and new beginnings.
By Murray Furrow
July 13 – July 30
Rose and Brian are finding out that retirement might not be what it’s cracked up to be. To find a new interest in life they take in a young actor from the local summer theatre and get more than they bargained for. Mounties, RVs, and Viagra. Young love, old love, and finding out that what you have is the best thing after all. A comedy about the meaning of home.
The View From Here
By Jamie Williams
August 3 – August 20
Things just aren’t turning out quite the way they’d planned, and the view from here isn’t exactly the view they had been expecting to see. Weddings and funerals, unscheduled renovations, Guinness and date nights, geriatric sex, it all ads up to seeing the world in a very different way!
Meet My Sister
By Bonnie Green
August 24 – September 10
Blanche and Stella are different. Very, very different! With a whole country between them the differences were manageable, but now they have a problem. Mom is past the point of living at home, and the sisters have to find a solution … face to face.