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Acting & Training Resumè
Acting & Training Resumè
God Bless you, Anton Chekhov!
A look at the origins of the cult
A look at Neil Simon's 'Suite' success
Canada's budding young theatre genius
Both a national critic & a director
Her Moving Art is moving up!
The Orillia Opera House
It's annual deficit balloons to $530,000
Talk is Free Thearre
Creating a new musical in a new way
His music & Norm Foster's music
Getting a little too cozy with Campbell & Webb?
Can this man save our regional theatre?
Barrie comic with a new national profile
Theatre by the Bay
So 'Munsch' fun at the Mady
The art of surreal comedy
Taking Barrie's history on the trail
On Stage in the U.S. South
A theatrical march through Georgia & Alabama
A Canadian actress in Jordan
The Midland Cultural Centre
A new focus to a small town
A pretty face & much more!
Kathy Simpson & Christina Luck
Prop Mistresses extraordinaire
Culture in Orillia
The City takes the knife to a entire department
Happy landings on Stratford's stage
Hank at Christmas
Chasing turkeys around the Orillia Opera House
Conversations and Profiles
Sadie Hits the Road (Look out, Gravenhurst!)
Having already delighted audiences in Orillia this past May, ‘Sadie Flynn’ is headed north to nearby Gravenhurst (with a population eerily similar to that of Big Oak) to close out
12 Aug 2013
‘Crazy for You’… For a Crazy Good Time
Theatre by the Bay Proves “Good things DO Come in Small Packages”. Watch out for those hijinks and high kicks. Squeezing an extravaganza of a show like ‘Crazy for You’ into Barrie
07 Aug 2013
The Irrepressible Vigour of Romeo & Juliet
There’s no mistaking the sense of energy when young trained actors are in rehearsal; a certain spring to their step, a spark to their voices, an eager intensity to their expression
21 Jul 2013
Essays & Editorials
To Comp, or not To Comp? The arguable virtue of ‘Strategic Freebies’
Every dollar at the box office matters, whether the show is community theatre or a full-bore Equity production. However, word of mouth marketing also matters, and in many cases for
14 Dec 2012
Time for a Theatre Road Trip
November is bursting with theatrical activity all over Simcoe and Huronia. Every group opens their season over the next few weeks, some as early as tomorrow in Cookstown (‘Nunsense
01 Nov 2012
The Smell of the Greasepaint, the Roar of the Cash!
Ooops! There goes the neighborhood! David Mirvish’s ambitious plan to transform the theatre district by demolishing The Princess of Wales Theatre and replacing it with a Frank Gehr
01 Oct 2012
A Tale of 3 Cities
Summer Theatre: Who Showed Up & Why?
Four towns, four summer theatre programmes: How did it all work out? What was learned? The Green Room surveyed summer theatre in Barrie, Midland, Orillia and Gravenhurst and discov
30 Sep 2013
Crashing the Gate: Roy Menagh’s fight for Opera House access
Most purpose-built performance spaces in small Ontario municipalities are owned or controlled by local government. This is perfectly understandable; it is nearly impossible for a p
23 Sep 2013
When is a Dollar not a Dollar?
Two piles of cash. Do they look the same to you? While they may look the same to the private sector, they are different in the eyes those who work in government. To them, the dolla
09 Sep 2013