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Hardee T Lineham and Alex Poch-Goldin in a scene from "The Ugly One" at the Thousand Islands Playhouse.
Hardee T Lineham and Alex Poch-Goldin in a scene from "The Ugly One" at the Thousand Islands Playhouse.

Preview: "The Ugly One" at the Thousand Islands Playhouse

The summer theater season continues at the Thousand Islands Playhouse in Gananoque, Ontario with the dark comedy, "The Ugly One". Todd Moe talks with Ashlie Corcoran, artistic director of the Thousand Islands Playhouse in Gananoque, Ontario, for a preview of the play. The show, about society's obsession with beauty and image, opened this week and continues into September.  Go to full article
Alison Deon as Gwendolen  Photo: Jay Kopenski
Alison Deon as Gwendolen Photo: Jay Kopenski

Theatre Review: "The Importance of Being Earnest" at the 1000 Islands Playhouse

Oscar Wilde, (1854-1900), had a diverse literary output, but his greatest talent was writing a series of popular comedies. "The Importance of Being Earnest" appeared in 1895 and has retained its popularity ever since.  Go to full article
Julia Mackey as Jake  Photo: Tim Matheson
Julia Mackey as Jake Photo: Tim Matheson

Theatre Review: "Jake's Gift" at the Thousand Islands Playhouse

For more than 6 years, actor/playwright Julia Mackey has been traveling across Canada to perform "Jake's Gift." Most recently the show was translated and Julia learned French to perform "Jake's Gift" in Normandy at the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings.  Go to full article
Alison MacDonald as Amalia. Photo: Jay Kopinski
Alison MacDonald as Amalia. Photo: Jay Kopinski

Theatre Review: "She Loves Me" at the 1000 Islands Playhouse

This too often neglected romantic musical comedy sparkles at the 1000 Islands Playhouse in Gananoque. It runs through July 29.  Go to full article
Walter Borden as Hoke & Nicola Lipman as Miss Daisy.  Photo: 1000 Islands Playhouse
Walter Borden as Hoke & Nicola Lipman as Miss Daisy. Photo: 1000 Islands Playhouse

Theatre Review: "Driving Miss Daisy" at the 1000 Islands Playhouse

Playwright Alfred Uhry is the only playwright to win the Triple Crown: an Oscar, a Tony, and a Pulitzer Prize. "Driving Miss Daisy" won two of the three - the Oscar and the Pulitzer. This touching comedy about an unlikely friendship is an audience favorite.  Go to full article
Deborah Dunleavy as Bea Tompkins in <i>At the Canoe Club Dance</i>. The show opens Friday night (8 pm) at the Ourtown Theatre in Gananoque, Ontario.  Photo: Deborah Dunleavy
Deborah Dunleavy as Bea Tompkins in At the Canoe Club Dance. The show opens Friday night (8 pm) at the Ourtown Theatre in Gananoque, Ontario. Photo: Deborah Dunleavy

Preview: "At the Canoe Club Dance" in Gananoque

Brockville storyteller Deborah Dunleavy tells us about creating and performing her one-woman show, "At the Canoe Club Dance". She collected stories from seniors about life along the St. Lawrence in the 1940's, and her show includes stories, songs and music from the Swing Era. It opens in Gananoque on Friday night.  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
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
A portrait of Carolyn Hetherington's mother, Gwen.  Photo: Thousand Islands Playhouse
A portrait of Carolyn Hetherington's mother, Gwen. Photo: Thousand Islands Playhouse

Preview: "Women Who Shout at the Stars"

Renowned Canadian actor Carolyn Hetherington will bring the story of the two women who dramatically influenced her life to the stage at the Thousand Islands Playhouse Firehall Theatre in Gananoque, Ontario. Women who Shout at the Stars opens tonight at 7:30 and continues through November 4th.

Hetherington told Todd Moe that she wrote and performs three different characters in the play -- her dramatic mother, devoted nanny and herself.  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

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