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Classic Theatre Festival Wins Prestigious Best Design Award for Mystery Thriller

Classic Theatre Festival Wins Prestigious Best Design Award for Mystery Thriller
At a lavish National Arts Centre gathering last week in Ottawa, the Classic Theatre Festival’s Roger Schultz was honoured with a Best Set Design award for his work on the professional Perth theatre’s production of the mystery thriller I’ll Be Back Before Midnight. “It could just as easily have been any of the three sets Roger designed last summer at... Read More

A “tale as old as time” Coming to The Brockville Arts Center This December

A “tale as old as time” Coming to The Brockville Arts Center This December
Ready for a live musical? Brockville – Beauty and The Beast will be playing at the Brockville Arts Center. Experience the wonderful story of Belle, along with the warm hearted Beast, Live! Enjoy The St Lawrence College production of this family favourite. Shows take place this December 1st (7:30pm), 2nd (2pm and 7:30 pm) and 3rd (2pm). Don`t miss the... Read More

Perth`s Classic Theater Festival Receives Five Nominations

Perth`s Classic Theater Festival Receives Five Nominations
Perth – High five to the Classic Theater Festival which received a total of five award nominations, at the 2017 Capital Critics Circle Awards. The Perth held festival attracted many to it`s summer season, with the nominations given to the three main shows. Candida, George Bernard Shaw, was nominated for both Best Production as well as Best Direction. One of... Read More

Local Treasure Deborah Dunleavy Brings Story of Isobel Gunn to Lyn Oct 19th

Local Treasure Deborah Dunleavy Brings Story of Isobel Gunn to Lyn Oct 19th
Brockville – The year is 1805.  A young Orkney lass brazenly disguises herself as a boy and is hired on with the Hudson Bay Company.  Their destination – the vast area of wilderness known as Rupert’s Land! This grueling adventure is brought to life by International Storyteller Deborah Dunleavy. Ms Dunleavy wrote the libretto when the Canada Council for the... Read More

Love’s Quirky Farmer Anchors Mystery Thriller at Classic Theatre

Love’s Quirky Farmer Anchors Mystery Thriller at Classic Theatre
PERTH – Following a star turn in the Classic Theatre Festival’s award-winning production of Arms and the Man, Toronto actor Alastair Love has returned to Perth to play the role of a mysterious farmer in the “comedy-thriller” I’ll Be Back Before Midnight, the annual nail-biter that plays at the Festival’s mainstage until September 10 at 54 Beckwith Street East. I’ll Be... Read More

Award-Winning Robinson Returns for Classic Theatre’s Annual Mystery Thriller

Award-Winning Robinson Returns for Classic Theatre’s Annual Mystery Thriller
Perth – If living life passionately is a sign of success, then Lindsay Robinson is a successful person.  Robinson is currently in Perth to play the role of an archeologist in the “comedy-thriller” I’ll Be Back before Midnight, the annual nail-biter that opens at the Classic Theatre Festival’s mainstage August 18 at 54 Beckwith Street East. I’ll Be Back before Midnight,... Read More

Fradkin Feels and Shares Candida’s Deep Love at Classic Theatre

Fradkin Feels and Shares Candida’s Deep Love at Classic Theatre
At the heart of George Bernard Shaw’s warm and witty play Candida, now playing at the Classic Theatre Festival in Perth, is a clergyman’s spouse who is truly loved by everyone. But when one passionate young poet declares his obsessive love with her, it sparks a connubial crisis that forms the basis for one of Shaw’s most memorable pieces, a reflection on Victorian notions of love and... Read More

Candida-Mania arrives at Perth’s Classic Theatre Festival July 21

Candida-Mania arrives at Perth’s Classic Theatre Festival July 21
British cultural exports to North America have often earned monikers that suit the temperament they inspire. The adulation greeting four lads from Liverpool who crossed the pond in 1964 inspired Beatlemania, but long before that landmark Baby Boomer phenomenon, another “mania” was inspired by a play opening July 21 at Perth’s Classic Theatre Festival. “Candidamania” was an early 20th century sensation... Read More

Community Members on Shakespeare Festival Stage for a 2nd Year!

Community Members on Shakespeare Festival Stage for a 2nd Year!
Prescott – The Professional Actor’s Association (Canadian Actors Equity) Extends Special Concession for a 2nd Year…enabling 20 community to performs as extras alongside the Festival’s 12 professional actors in its upcoming productions of Antony & Cleopatra and The Three Musketeers.  10 extras will perform in each production. DAN COOK, a partner at Brister’s Insurance, who made his stage debut in last... Read More