Of all the challenges facing the Shaw
Festival's new artistic director Tim
Carroll this season, I imagine Shaw
himself is the biggest.
Doing children's theatre at the Shaw
Festival comes with a certain level of
Contrary to what its title may
promise, Brian Friel's Dancing at
Lughnasa isn't a musical. There also
isn't much dancing. Audiences
expecting a footloose night at the
Shaw Festival's Royal George Theatre
may want to brush up on their Friel –
he didn't do feel-gooders.
A free concert announced last week for Montebello
Park in St. Catharines Aug. 30 will offer a trio of
Things got tense at Artpark Tuesday night when
two separate bomb-sniffing dogs were alerted
speaker near the main stage, delaying a show
Randy Bachman and 54-40 for about two
What to do when you’re a company devoted to
the work of Canadian playwright Norm Foster
… and seemingly every community theatre in
Canada is also doing Norm Foster?
Plan on doing him better than anyone else.
The rock musical Job and the Snake is coming
A Niagara-based group is hoping to bring people back to the circus.
Performances of ShotGun Wedding, a cirque cabaret, are already underway at the Greg Frewin theatre in Niagara Falls, which is hosting the show.
The creation is a partnership between Zacada Entertainment and theatre artist David Fancy.
When blossoming country star Stephanie
Quayle recorded her catchy road trip
tune Winnebago, she had no idea it
would lead to her first-ever visit to
Niagara Falls' Ceara Heidebrecht, alias
The Painted Punk, sells her handpainted
patches during the 10th Rock 'n Swap
vendors market Saturday.