Thousand Islands Playhouse announces its 40th Season

Back in ’59
Written & Conceived by Thom Currie. Directed & Choreographed by Stephanie Graham.
May 26 – June 11
Four friends attending their 10-year high school reunion sneak away to an old hangout to reminisce and remember the music of their youth. Join them on this nostalgic trip through the 50s and 60s featuring incredible harmonies, clever medleys, and snappy choreography.

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Perfect Wedding
Written by Robin Hawdon. Directed by Krista Jackson.
June 17 – July 10
A groom wakes up on the morning of his wedding day with a hangover and a strange woman in his bed. Mix in the bride, her mother, the best man, and a maid that knows too much, and you have a recipe for disaster. Wedding bells or running for the hills? Their big day will be far from a piece of cake!

Hey Viola!
Created & Performed by Krystle Dos Santos. Directed by Tracey Power.
June 30 – July 16
Who is Viola Desmond? Discover the dynamic and inspirational music that filled the home of the business woman, feminist, and Canadian Civil Rights trailblazer. This cabaret-style show features hits like “Dream a Little Dream”, “Smile”, “A Change is Gonna Come”, and “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood”.

The Music Man
Book, Music & Lyrics by Meredith Willson. Directed & Choreographed by Stephanie Graham.
July 19 – August 20
A charming con man arrives in River City, Iowa intending to dupe its residents with an elaborate money-making scheme. But his plans to get the cash and skip town are foiled when he finds himself falling head-over-heels for the small community and its beautiful librarian. This funny, romantic, and touching musicalis family entertainment at its best!

Every Brilliant Thing
Written by Duncan Macmillan & Johnny Donahoe. Directed by Sophia Fabiilli.
August 4 – 21
Ice cream, the smell of old books, Marlon Brando…As a mother battles chronic depression, a child writes a list of everything in the world that makes life worth living. This life-affirming solo piece is hysterically funny and deeply moving. An experience unlike anything you’ve seen before.

Kim’s Convenience
Written by Ins Choi. Directed by Esther Jun.
August 26 – September 18
Mr. Kim is a first generation Korean immigrant and the proud owner of Kim’s Convenience for the past 30 years. Now he’s trying desperately – and hilariously – to convince his artist daughter Janet to take over the family business. This journey of a fractured but loving family forgiving the past and confronting the future is a Canadian classic.

Honour Beat
Written by Tara Beagan. Directed by Patti Shaughnessy.
September 8 – 25
An honest and touching story of two Indigenous sisters who come together by their mother’s side as she faces the end of her life. This deeply moving story about faith and family is set against the backdrop of complex relationships between Indigenous people and settlers in Canada.

Jersey Boys
Written by Bob Gaudio, Bob Crewe, Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice.
Directed & Choreographed by Julie Tomaino.
September 27 – October 23
They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. As they rise to stardom, these life-long friends celebrate the highs and endure the lows that go hand-in-hand with fame. Go behind the music and inside the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in this Tony Award®-winning true-life musical.


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