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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

Company Fined $50,000 After Foundry Worker Injured

Company Fined $50,000 After Foundry Worker Injured
PERTH – A foundry employer pleaded guilty and has been fined $50,000 after a worker suffered a permanent injury while working with molten metal. The incident took place at Grenville Castings, a foundry premises located at 1 Conlon Drive in Perth. The business is a manufacturer of aluminum caster automotive parts. Grenville Castings is operated by Magna Structural Systems Inc. with offices... 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

Pet-friendly Businesses Support Ontario SPCA’s No Hot Pets Campaign

Pet-friendly Businesses Support Ontario SPCA’s No Hot Pets Campaign
Brockville – To help spread awareness about the dangers of leaving pets unattended in vehicles, and to assist pet owners, the Ontario SPCA is encouraging businesses across the province to take part in its annual No Hot Pets campaign. Read More

Classic Theatre’s Shows Look Back in Laughter and Reflection

Classic Theatre’s Shows Look Back in Laughter and Reflection
Perth – The Classic Theatre Festival in Perth is gearing up for two major openings later this month, as its 8th summer season heats up in sync with significant anniversaries being marked across the land. With Ontario and Canada both marking sesquicentennials, the Festival plans to present a number of works that both reflect where Canada was in 1867 and also... Read More