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Cyndi Carleton,Tracy Michailidis, Alison MacDonald, Laura Caswell  Pgoto: TIP
Cyndi Carleton,Tracy Michailidis, Alison MacDonald, Laura Caswell Pgoto: TIP

Theatre Review: "The Marvelous Wonderettes" at the 1000 Islands Playhouse

The Marvelous Wonderettes is running at the 1000 Islands Playhouse in Gananoque through June 11. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at a recent performance and has this review.  Go to full article
Gilles Vonsattel
Gilles Vonsattel

Classical music along the St. Lawrence River

The Thousand Islands Playhouse, in Gananoque, Ontario is hosting a series of recitals and conversations with musicians on Tuesday nights (8 pm) this summer. It's an opportunity to listen to classical music as the sun sets over the St. Lawrence River. Todd Moe spoke with pianist Gilles Vonsattel about his favorite music and composers. Vonsattel is a rising star in the classical piano world and has performed solo recitals and chamber concerts from San Francisco to Warsaw. He's preparing for a recital on August 31st in Gananoque that will include music by Beethoven and Debussy.  Go to full article
Deborah Dunleavy
Deborah Dunleavy

Preview: "River Magic" in Gananoque

Canadian storyteller and bard Deborah Dunleavy has spent the last few months as teller-in-residence at the Arthur Child Heritage Museum in Gananoque, Ontario. To celebrate, she'll host a final evening of stories and songs this Friday night at the museum. It's a program of tales and music with the St. Lawrence River as a theme. Dunleavy is co-founder of the Thousand Islands Yarnspinners. She visited NCPR last fall to share a story and her thoughts about the art of telling tales.  Go to full article
Lee Siegel sings "Bring Him Home." Photo: Hollie Stewart.
Lee Siegel sings "Bring Him Home." Photo: Hollie Stewart.

Theatre Review: Les Miserables at the 1000 Islands Playhouse

Les Miserables runs at the 1000 Islands Playhouse through August 30. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng attended a recent performance and has this review.  Go to full article

Theatre review: The Red Priest in Gananoque

The Firehall Theatre at the 1000 Islands Playhouse has opened its fourth season with The Red Priest. It runs through June 30. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the opening and has this review.  Go to full article
James Smith sculpts the statue of St. Lawrence
James Smith sculpts the statue of St. Lawrence

Statue honors St. Lawrence River's namesake

Many boaters ply the St. Lawrence, but few likely have a clue who St. Lawrence was. Todd Moe has the story of the third century Spanish saint and a new statue in his honor unveiled this month in Ontario.  Go to full article
Ramona Gilmour Darling as Polly Peachum, Mark McGrinder as Macheath
Ramona Gilmour Darling as Polly Peachum, Mark McGrinder as Macheath

Theatre review: The Beggar's Opera in Gananoque

The Beggar's Opera runs at the 1000 Islands Playhouse through August 26. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the opening night and has this review.  Go to full article
Jessica Greenburg and Mark Crawford in <i>Mary's Wedding</i>. Photo: Dan Pritchard
Jessica Greenburg and Mark Crawford in Mary's Wedding. Photo: Dan Pritchard

Theatre Review: Mary's Wedding in Gananoque

Mary's Wedding has opened the season in the Firehall Theatre at the 1000 Islands Playhouse in Gananoque, and runs through July 22. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the opening night and has this review.  Go to full article
Michelle Polak as Claudia. Photo: Dan Pritchard.
Michelle Polak as Claudia. Photo: Dan Pritchard.

Theatre Review: I, Claudia at 1000 Islands Playhouse

I, Claudia opened last Thursday in the Firehall Theatre at the 1000 Islands Playhouse and runs through September 4. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng was at the opening night and has our review.  Go to full article
Michele Connery, of Vancouver Island and other women in ordination ceremony
Michele Connery, of Vancouver Island and other women in ordination ceremony

Catholic Women "Ordained" on St. Lawrence

Nine Roman Catholic women were ordained deacons and priests on Monday on a boat on the St. Lawrence River. The ceremony violated church law. The Vatican has never accepted women clergy. But it was a festive affair.  Go to full article

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