Jun 07, 2006 — A new comedy written by a Jefferson county native, and featuring a North Country cast, gets its world premiere in Sackets Harbor next week. The Sweet Life is written and directed by Craig Thornton. It opens Friday, June 16th at the Lake Ontario Playhouse. Thornton grew up in Theresa, and has worked extensively in film, television and theatre. He's worked in New York City and Los Angeles as a screenwriter and playwright. He told Todd Moe that The Sweet Life is the first full-length play he's written since returning to the North Country in 1999.