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Martha Irving as The (Post) Mistress  Photo: Jay Kopinski
Martha Irving as The (Post) Mistress Photo: Jay Kopinski

Theatre Review: "The (Post) Mistress" at the 1000 Islands Playhouse

The One-woman musical "The (Post) Mistress" is running in the Firehall at the 1000 Islands Playhouse through September 14. It's written by Tomson Highway and stars Martha Irving as the small-town post mistress.  Go to full article
Spelling Bee contestants  Photo: Mark Bergin
Spelling Bee contestants Photo: Mark Bergin

Theatre Review: "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" at the 1000 Islands Playhouse

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is running at the 1000 Islands Playhouse in Gananoque through August 31.  Go to full article
Kelly Penner, David Snelgrove & Warren Bain  Photo: Production Ottawa
Kelly Penner, David Snelgrove & Warren Bain Photo: Production Ottawa

Theatre Review: "Maid for a Musket" at the St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival in Prescott

"Maid for a Musket" runs in rep with "Hamlet" at the Kinsmen Amphitheatre in Prescott Ontario through August 17. The outdoor venue is on the bank of the St. Lawrence River where the audience faces Prescott's scenic Harbour.  Go to full article
1000 Islands Playhouse Deck
1000 Islands Playhouse Deck

Theatre Review: "Third Floor" in the Firehall at the 1000 Islands Playhouse

1000 Islands Playhouse in Gananoque has opened their season in the Firehall, their Black Box venue, with a production of "Third Floor." It runs through August 3 and will be followed in the Firehall on August 16 by the one-woman musical "The (Post) Mistress."  Go to full article
The Iroquois Dam helps control water levels on the St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario. Photo courtesy New York Power Authority
The Iroquois Dam helps control water levels on the St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario. Photo courtesy New York Power Authority

IJC prepares for hearings on "modified" water levels plan

A binational agency is poised to take another step towards revising the way water levels are managed on the St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario.

The International Joint Commission says it "aims" to hold public hearings on changing the 55-year-old system as early as next month.  Go to full article
Save The River is sending telegrams like these - and a message that management of the St. Lawrence River is outdated - to Gov. Cuomo. [courtesy Save The River]
Save The River is sending telegrams like these - and a message that management of the St. Lawrence River is outdated - to Gov. Cuomo. [courtesy Save The River]

Save The River's throwback water levels strategy

A Thousand Islands based green group is using a 1950s era technology to protest a water levels plan from the same decade. Save The River is sending Governor Andrew Cuomo hundreds of telegrams urging him to change the way the St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario are managed. David Sommerstein reports.  Go to full article
Deidre Gillard-Rowlings/Darryl Hopkins in Tempting Providence. Theatre Newfoundland Labrador.<br /><br />Photo by Peter Buckle, PB Productions. <br /><br />
Deidre Gillard-Rowlings/Darryl Hopkins in Tempting Providence. Theatre Newfoundland Labrador.

Photo by Peter Buckle, PB Productions.

Theatre Review: "Tempting Providence" at the 1000 Islands Playhouse

"Tempting Providence" tells the story of a remarkable nurse, Myra Bennett. She spent her life caring for the population of the bleak Newfoundland coast. By the time she died in 1990 she had received medals of honor from both the Queen and the Canadian government. The production runs through October 27 at the 1000 Islands Playhouse in Gananoque.  Go to full article
Jenny Young as Frieda & Jonathan Wilson as Heinrich  Photo: Kaufmann Photography
Jenny Young as Frieda & Jonathan Wilson as Heinrich Photo: Kaufmann Photography

Theatre Review: "The Clockmaker" at 1000 Islands Playhouse

The Clockmaker is running in the Firehall at the 1000 Islands Playhouse through September 8. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the opening night and has this review.  Go to full article
Kristin Galer and Jonathan Purvis  Photo: Kauffman Photography
Kristin Galer and Jonathan Purvis Photo: Kauffman Photography

Theatre Review: "Little Shop of Horrors" at the 1000 Islands Playhouse

Little Shop of Horrors is running at the 1000 Islands Playhouse in Gananoque through September 1. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the opening night and has this review.  Go to full article
Eliza-Jane Scott as Amelia. Photo: Michael Grills Photography
Eliza-Jane Scott as Amelia. Photo: Michael Grills Photography

Theatre Review "Amelia: The Girl Who Wants to Fly" in the Firehall at the 1000 Islands Playhouse.

Amelia: The Girl Who Wants to Fly is running in the Firehall at the 1000 Islands Playhouse through July 28. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the opening night and has this review.  Go to full article

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