AGM 2022

AGM Minutes AGM Package for 2022.

Silver Dagger

The Bloor West Village Players at Village Playhouse, Toronto
November 11 - December 03, 2022  
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Steve Marsh is a mystery writer, the protagonist of David French’s gripping thriller Silver Dagger. Soon after his third novel is published, Marsh’s wife receives a series of phone calls and letters that threaten to destroy their marriage. Adultery, blackmail, murder, a figure lurking in the rain – all these elements of Marsh’s fiction become part of his life as the mystery’s twists and turns carry us to its surprising conclusion.

The Sound of Music

Oshawa Little Theatre at Oshawa Little Theatre
November 17 - December 10, 2022  
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Maria is a sweet young postulant whose love of freedom makes it obvious to her superiors that she is not suited for religious life. Thus, she is sent off to be the governess to Captain von Trapp's seven troublesome children. Unlike previous governess', Maria becomes friends with the children due to their mutual love of music. Soon, even the strict Captain begins to admire Maria. Eventually, the Captain and Maria fall in love and are married. Unfortunately, when the Nazis invade their homeland, Austria, the whole family is forced to flee over the alps to escape.

Within the Glass

The Curtain Club at Curtain Club Theatre, Richmond Hill
November 17 - December 04, 2022  
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Two very different couples meet after a critical mistake at a fertility clinic: a fertilized egg has been implanted into the wrong woman. Over the course of an awkward and absurd evening, they fight to determine the uncertain future of their IVF child. The situation forces each of them to reassess their relationships, the depths of their desire to parent, and their hopes for the future.

Clue

Ajax Community Theatre at St. Francis Centre, Ajax
November 24 - December 03, 2022  
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It's a dark and stormy night, and you've been invited to a very unusual dinner party. Each of the guests has an alias, the butler offers a variety of weapons, and the host is, well . . . dead. So whodunnit? Join the iconic oddballs known as Scarlet, Plum, White, Green, Peacock, and Mustard as they race to find the murderer in Boddy Manor before the body count stacks up. Based on the cult classic film and the popular board game, Clue is a madcap comedy that will keep you guessing until the final twist.

Rodgers & Hammerstein"s Cinderella (Broadway Version)

Clarkson Music Theatre at Meadowvale Music Theatre, Mississauga
November 25 - December 04, 2022  
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Join Cinderella and her Prince Topher in this revised classic. Set in a fairy land with giants, dragons and magic, our tale explores the idea of being true to yourself and the notion that we can all rescue ourselves if we think we can. Life’s journey is filled with the promise of possibility. As Fairy Godmother says: “Go to the ball. In the name of every girl who has ever wished to go to a ball in a beautiful dress. In the name of every girl who has ever wanted to change the world she lived in. Go… with the promise of possibility.” For nothing is “impossible”. Favourite melodies include: “Impossible”, “In My Own Little Corner”, “Ten Minutes Ago”.

The Christmas Spirit

Scarborough Theatre Guild at Scarborough Village Theatre
December 02 - 17, 2022  
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On Christmas eve, JULIA DOWLING gets a visit from an Angel of Death, who has come to spirit her away to the afterlife. Julia pleads to be spared for at least one more day, so that she can spend Christmas with her family. The VISITOR agrees, with the stipulation that he get to join in the celebration of this strange holiday. Once the Visitor leaves, Julia, who had no such party planned, has to scramble to get her estranged relatives to her house for a very unique Christmas dinner.

Holiday Cabaret

Scugog Choral Society at Town Hall 1873, Port Perry
December 02 - 04, 2022  
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Cinderella Potter

Burl-Oak Theatre Group at Oakville Centre for the Perfor
December 16 - 23, 2022  
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An Inspector Calls

Scarborough Players at Scarborough Village Theatre
January 13 - 28, 2023  
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The Fighting Days

The Bloor West Village Players at Village Playhouse, Toronto
January 13 - February 04, 2023  
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Set in the 1910's, the play follows Frances Beynon's journey into the Winnipeg feminist movement, where she eventually clashes with Nellie McClung over pacifism and universal suffrage.

An Ideal Husband

Burl-Oak Theatre Group at Oakville Centre for the Perfor
January 18 - 22, 2023  
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An Ideal Husband opens during a dinner party at the home of Sir Robert Chiltern in London's fashionable Grosvenor Square. Sir Robert, a prestigious member of the House of Commons, and his wife, Lady Gertrude Chiltern, are hosting a gathering that includes his friend Lord Goring, a dandified bachelor and close friend to the Chilterns, his sister Mabel Chiltern, and other genteel guests. During the party, Mrs. Cheveley, an enemy of Lady Chiltern's from their school days, attempts to blackmail Sir Robert into supporting a fraudulent scheme to build a canal in Argentina. Apparently, Mrs. Cheveley's dead mentor, Baron Arnheim, convinced the young Sir Robert many years ago to sell him a Cabinet secret, a secret that suggested he buy stocks in the Suez Canal three days before the British government announced its purchase. Sir Robert made his fortune with that illicit money, and Mrs. Cheveley has the letter to prove his crime. Fearing both the ruin of career and marriage, Sir Robert submits to her demands.

Surrender, Dorothy

The Curtain Club at Curtain Club Theatre, Richmond Hill
January 20 - February 05, 2023  
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So you think fifty is too late to shake things up and put yourself out there? Ally doesn’t think so and if getting back in the game with bags, sags, and wrinkles isn’t enough, she dares her friends to take a chance and join her in the murky world of online dating. The results are hilarious and touching and might make you wonder if anyone is ever who they say they are. A heartfelt look at friendship, love, and secrets among five women who have shared everything. They prove it’s never too late to take a chance, never too late to learn from each other, and never too late to surrender your heart.

Wrong Window!

Ajax Community Theatre at St. Francis Centre, Ajax
February 02 - 11, 2023  
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This witty comedy whodunit pays tribute to Master of Horror Alfred Hitchcock ... Off-and-on New York couple Marnie and Jeff enter an even more complicated phase of their relationship when they think they spy their cross-courtyard neighbor do away with his wife After they draw their torn curtain, the lady vanishes, and suspicion places murder beyond a shadow of a doubt The bumbling witnesses sneak into their neighbor's apartment - 39 steps away - and the fun begins Among multiple door-slammings, body-snatchings, and a frantic flashlight chase scene, two questions remain ... Who killed Lila Larswald?

Matilda the Musical

Meadowvale Music Theatre at Meadowvale Theatre, Mississauga
February 03 - 12, 2023  
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Matilda the Musical is a musical based on the 1988 children's novel of the same name by Roald Dahl. It was adapted by Dennis Kelly, with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin and directed for the stage by Matthew Warchus. The musical's narrative centres on Matilda, a precocious 5-year-old girl with the gift of telekinesis, who loves reading, overcomes obstacles caused by her family and school, and helps her teacher to reclaim her life.

Steel Magnolias

Milton Players Theatre Group at FirstOntario Arts Centre, Milton
February 03 - 11, 2023  
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The action is set in Truvy's beauty salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana, where all the ladies who are "anybody" come to have their hair done. Helped by her eager new assistant, Annelle (who is not sure whether or not she is still married), the outspoken, wise-cracking Truvy dispenses shampoos and free advice to the town's rich curmudgeon, Ouiser, ("I'm not crazy, I've just been in a bad mood for forty years"); an eccentric millionaire, Miss Clairee, who has a raging sweet tooth; and the local social leader, M'Lynn, whose daughter, Shelby (the prettiest girl in town), is about to marry a "good ole boy." Filled with hilarious repartee and not a few acerbic but humorously revealing verbal collisions, the play moves toward tragedy when, in the second act, the spunky Shelby (who is a diabetic) risks pregnancy and forfeits her life. The sudden realization of their mortality affects the others, but also draws on the underlying strength—and love—which give the play, and its characters, the special quality to make them truly touching, funny and marvelously amiable company in good times and bad.

Unveiling the Great Canadian Caper

Georgetown Little Theatre at John Elliott Theatre, Georgetown
February 03 - 12, 2023  
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It's 1950 and at the Lark Radio station the voice actors and Foley artists have arrived to broadcast the second installment of a series featuring the charming private eye, Susan Cleary. As they await the arrival of Richard Lark with the show's scripts, his tearful wife, Mabel arrives with instructions to take his place. During the backstage antics the cast and crew will present the melodramatic mystery, The Great Canadian Caper with the Foley artist executing the sound effects on stage while the pianist adds the dramatic musical effects.

Live from Port Perry 1949

Borelians Community Theatre at Town Hall 1873, Port Perry
February 03 - 11, 2023  
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It’s February 1949. Southern Ontario has just suffered one of the worst snowstorms in history and Port Perry has been cut off from the rest of the world… but not for long! The major broadcast towers that relay signals to the rural areas within 100 miles of Toronto have been severely damaged and the good townsfolk of Scugog have now endured 2 weeks without their favorite radio programs. Everyone is starting to feel a little….cooped up! Thankfully, the Port Perry Town Hall Players have managed to secure three transcripts of recent popular radio shows and, working within a shoestring budget, the theatre company decides to put on the shows in front of a live “studio” audience. Reaching out through the airwaves, the people of Scugog will re-connect with the frozen world around them bringing a dose of warmth and good humour to their neighbours the best way they know how. Tonight, they are Live From The Port Perry Town Hall, 1949!

You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown

Whitby Courthouse Theatre at Whitby Centennial Building
February 08 - 25, 2023  
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Murder At The Howard Johnson's

Newmarket Stage Company at Royal Canadian Legion Br. 426 , Newmarket
February 09 - 25, 2023  
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Is all fair in love? Even murder? That's the question posed by this light and funny suspense comedy about a love triangle in a Howard Johnson Motor Inn. The play presents a love triangle involving a woman, her lover, and her husband in three scenes. In the first scene, the wife and her lover plot to murder the husband. In the second scene, the wife and her husband are plotting to murder the lover. The third scene has the husband and the lover plotting to murder the wife, but this attempt, like the others, fails.

The Bridges of Madison County

Scarborough Music Theatre at Scarborough Village Theatre
February 09 - 25, 2023  
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Francesca Johnson, an Italian war bride living in Winterset, Iowa in 1965, has had eighteen years of quiet, largely unfulfilling farm life. Her family—stoic husband Bud, rebellious son Michael, and reluctant daughter Carolyn—are journeying to Indianapolis for three days to the national 4-H fair to show Carolyn's prize steer, Stevie. After the family departs, Francesca is planning a relaxing weekend free from responsibilities. That afternoon, a blue pick-up truck pulls into her driveway carrying Robert Kincaid, a photographer for the National Geographic who has travelled from Washington State to photograph the famous covered bridges of Madison County. Robert is unable to find the seventh covered bridge, the Roseman Bridge, and Francesca agrees to accompany him to the bridge for a short scouting trip. Once at the Roseman Bridge, Francesca feels something developing between her and Robert.

Home I"m Darling

Markham Little Theatre at Flato Markham Theatre for the
February 15 - 18, 2023  
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How happily married are the happily married? Every marriage needs a little fantasy to keep it sparkling But behind the gingham curtains, being a domestic goddess isn't as easy as it looks A dark comedy about sex and cake And the quest to be the perfect 1950s housewife

The Seafarer

Toronto Irish Players at Alumnae Theatre, Toronto
February 16 - March 04, 2023  
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THE SEAFARER is a chilling new play about the sea, Ireland, and the power of myth. It’s Christmas Eve, and Sharky has returned to Dublin to look after his irascible, aging brother who’s recently gone blind. Old drinking buddies Ivan and Nicky are holed up at the house too, hoping to play some cards. But with the arrival of a stranger from the distant past, the stakes are raised ever higher. Sharky may be playing for his very soul.

The Laramie Project

The Queensville Players at Stephen Leacock Theatre, Keswick
February 17 - 26, 2023  
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Jenny's House Of Joy

Caledon Townhall Players at Caledon Townhall Players Theat
February 17 - 25, 2023  
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Set in 1870s Kansas, this is a period comedy revolving around the women working at the best little brothel in Baxter Springs. When a young woman, running away from a brutal husband, comes looking for a job, Jenny and her girls are amazed by her business savvy and penchant for the oldest profession. Feathers, frills and furbelows, a brawling and bawling all-female cast and hilarious descriptions of stints upstairs with the good ole boys create memorable entertainment as well as empathy for the women who lived by their wits in the Wild West a hundred and fifty years ago.

I Hate Hamlet

South Simcoe Theatre at Old Town Hall, Cookstown
March 02 - 19, 2023  
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Andrew Rally seems to have it all: celebrity and acclaim from his starring role in a hit television series; a rich, beautiful girlfriend; a glamorous, devoted agent; the perfect New York apartment; and the chance to play Hamlet in Central Park. There are, however, a couple of glitches in paradise. Andrew's series has been canceled; his girlfriend is clinging to her virginity with unyielding conviction; and he has no desire to play Hamlet. When Andrew's agent visits him, she reminisces about her brief romance with John Barrymore many years ago, in Andrew's apartment. This prompts a seance to summon his ghost. From the moment Barrymore returns, dressed in high Shakespearean garb, Andrew's life is no longer his own. Barrymore, fortified by champagne and ego, presses Andrew to accept the part and fulfill his actor's destiny. The action becomes more hilarious with the entrance of Andrew's deal-making friend from LA, spouting the laid-back hype of the Coast and offering Andrew a fabulous new TV deal worth millions of dollars. The laughs are nonstop as Andrew wrestles with his conscience, Barrymore, his sword, and the fact that he fails as Hamlet in Central Park.

The Diary Of Anne Frank

Theatre Aurora at Theatre Aurora
March 02 - 11, 2023  
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In this gripping new adaptation by Wendy Kesselman, from the original stage play by Goodrich and Hackett, newly discovered writings from the diary of Anne Frank, as well as survivor accounts, are interwoven to create a contemporary impassioned story of the lives of people persecuted under Nazi rule. This is an adaptation for a new generation able to confront the true horrors of the Holocaust. "Undeniably moving. It shatters the heart. The evening never lets us forget the inhuman darkness waiting to claim its incandescently human heroine." - NY Times.

The Hunchback Of Notre Dame

City Centre Musical Productions at Meadowvale Theatre, Mississauga
March 03 - 12, 2023  
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The musical begins as the bells of Notre Dame sound through the famed cathedral in fifteenth-century Paris. Quasimodo, the deformed bell-ringer who longs to be "Out There," observes all of Paris reveling in the Feast of Fools. Held captive by his devious caretaker, the archdeacon Dom Claude Frollo, he escapes for the day and joins the boisterous crowd, only to be treated cruelly by all but the beautiful gypsy, Esmeralda. Quasimodo isn’t the only one captivated by her free spirit, though – the handsome Captain Phoebus and Frollo are equally enthralled. As the three vie for her attention, Frollo embarks on a mission to destroy the gypsies – and it’s up to Quasimodo to save them all.

Dead Accounts

The Bloor West Village Players at Village Playhouse, Toronto
March 03 - 25, 2023  
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Jack's unexpected return throws his family into a frenzy, and his sister Lorna needs answers. Is he coming home or running away? Where is his wife everyone hates? And how did he get all that money? Theresa Rebeck’s new comedy tackles the timely issues of corporate greed, small town values, and whether or not your family will always welcome you back… with no questions asked.

Innocence Lost: A Play About Steven Truscott

Scarborough Theatre Guild at Scarborough Village Theatre
March 10 - 26, 2023  
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Innocence Lost is a riveting take on the Steven Truscott criminal case that follows the events prior to the murder, the subsequent trial and conviction, and a decades-long crusade to have the verdict overturned and Truscott’s name cleared. Still within living memory of many of the baby-boom generation, this is the story that rocked the country for decades, and set in motion seismic changes to the Criminal Justice system in Canada.

Innocence Lost: A Play About Steven Truscott

The Curtain Club at Curtain Club Theatre, Richmond Hill
March 24 - April 09, 2023  
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Innocence Lost is a riveting take on the Steven Truscott criminal case that follows the events prior to the murder, the subsequent trial and conviction, and a decades-long crusade to have the verdict overturned and Truscott’s name cleared. Still within living memory of many of the baby-boom generation, this is the story that rocked the country for decades, and set in motion seismic changes to the Criminal Justice system in Canada.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Scarborough Players at Scarborough Village Theatre
April 07 - 22, 2023  
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Christopher John Francis Boone is a 15-year-old boy who has behavioural problems and lives with his father, Ed. He explains in his narration that his mother, Judy, apparently died two years before. Then one day, the boy discovers the dead body of the neighbour's dog, Wellington, speared by a garden fork. Mrs. Shears, the dog's owner, calls the police, and Christopher comes under suspicion. He is arrested, then released with a police caution. He decides to investigate the dog's death. Throughout his adventures, Christopher records his experiences in a book. During his investigation, Christopher meets the elderly Mrs. Alexander, who informs Christopher that his mother had an affair with Mr. Shears.

Kiss The Moon, Kiss The Sun

Whitby Courthouse Theatre at Whitby Courthouse Theatre
April 12 - 29, 2023  
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A pregnant young woman and a disabled man meet at a bus stop and begin a friendship that will change their lives forever.

Proof

Ajax Community Theatre at St. Francis Centre, Ajax
April 13 - 22, 2023  
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On the eve of her twenty-fifth birthday, Catherine, a troubled young woman, has spent years caring for her brilliant but unstable father, a famous mathematician. Now, following his death, she must deal with her own volatile emotions; the arrival of her estranged sister, Claire; and the attentions of Hal, a former student of her father's who hopes to find valuable work in the 103 notebooks that her father left behind. Over the long weekend that follows, a burgeoning romance and the discovery of a mysterious notebook draw Catherine into the most difficult problem of all: How much of her father's madness—or genius—will she inherit?

Raising the Frame

Georgetown Little Theatre at John Elliott Theatre, Georgetown
April 14 - 23, 2023  
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In this Canadian Premier, disgraced game show host Tad Buchanan attempts to reinvent himself by building homes for Housing the Homeless and filming a documentary about the experience. But when he is joined by two families with modern problems, each struggling to find their new normal, who will really get the spotlight?

Grease

Scugog Choral Society at Town Hall 1873, Port Perry
April 14 - 22, 2023  
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The musical is named for the 1950s United States working-class youth subculture known as greasers. The musical, set in 1959 at fictional Rydell High School (loosely based on William Howard Taft School[1]), follows ten working-class teenagers as they navigate the complexities of love. The score attempts to recreate the sounds of early rock and roll. In its record-breaking original Broadway production, Grease was a raunchy, raw, aggressive, vulgar show. Subsequent productions sanitized it and tamed it down.[2] The show tackles such social issues as teenage pregnancy and gang violence; its themes include love, friendship, teenage rebellion, sexual exploration during adolescence, and, to some extent, class consciousness/class conflict.

Cabaret

Burl-Oak Theatre Group at Oakville Centre for the Perfor
April 19 - 23, 2023  
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The scene is the Kit Kat Klub, a nightclub in Berlin, as the 1920s are drawing to a close. The Master of Ceremonies welcomes the audience to the show and assures them that, whatever their troubles, they will forget them at the Cabaret. The entire orchestra is onstage, and the actors play along with it when they are not part of the dialogue. Cliff, a young American writer, meets Ernst, a German who surprises Cliff by putting his briefcase among Cliff’s luggage at the German border. Musical numbers include Willkommen, Cabaret, Mein Herr, Maybe This Time, The Money Song and Two Ladies. When we revisit the Klub at the end, much is changed, and show ends with a stark foreshadowing of things to come: The Emcee strips off his overcoat to reveal a concentration camp prisoner’s uniform marked with a yellow Star of David and a pink triangle, and the backdrop rises to reveal an electric barbed-wire fence.

Disney's Beauty And The Beast

The Queensville Players at Stephen Leacock Theatre, Keswick
April 21 - 30, 2023  
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The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed into his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity.

The Savannah Sipping Society

Newmarket Stage Company at Royal Canadian Legion Br. 426 , Newmarket
April 27 - May 13, 2023  
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In this delightful, laugh-a-minute comedy, four unique Southern women, all needing to escape the sameness of their day-to-day routines, are drawn together by Fate and an impromptu happy hour and decide its high time to reclaim the enthusiasm for life they've lost through the years.

Mending Fences

The Bloor West Village Players at Village Playhouse, Toronto
April 28 - May 19, 2023  
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Harry Sullivan hasn't seen his son Drew in thirteen years. And now Drew is coming to Harry's Saskatchewan ranch for a visit. This poignant comedy tells the story of two men who are too stubborn to give in to feelings of the heart. Canada’s best-loved playwright is the height of his craft, and seamlessly weaves pathos and humour in a play that will resonate with anyone who has ever been a father, mother, son or daughter.

Side by Side by Sondheim

South Simcoe Theatre at Old Town Hall, Cookstown
May 04 - 21, 2023  
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The musical is in the form of a revue, with various sections tied together by being from a particular Sondheim musical, or having a common theme, and all of it is tied together by the Narrator. He explains what show the songs are from, and in some cases provides background on why a song was written. He also notes comparing and contrasting Sondheim themes for the audience.

Godspell

Scarborough Music Theatre at Scarborough Village Theatre
May 04 - 20, 2023  
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A group of 10 young people gather in a playground surrounded by a high wire fence. To stress their ordinariness, they are called by the first names of the actors. They carry with them a box filled with clothes. Each of the group puts on a T-shirt bearing the name of a famous prophet or thinker: John the Baptist, Jesus, Socrates, Da Vinci, Gibbon, Thomas Aquinas, Martin Luther, Nietzsche, Jean-Paul Sartre and Buckminster Fuller.

The Foursome

Milton Players Theatre Group at FirstOntario Arts Centre, Milton
May 05 - 13, 2023  
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Four old school chums get together for a friendly round of golf during their fifteenth college reunion. An early morning T-off and these fellows are carrying more than just their golf bags! Old rivalries, romances and bragging rights are won and lost in 18 entertaining holes. The Foursome is a piece of Canadiana that an audience can really identify with.

Spreading it Around

Caledon Townhall Players at Caledon Townhall Players Theat
May 05 - 13, 2023  
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Angela Drayton, a wealthy widow living in an up-scale retirement community, is tired of handing out money to her unappreciative children. So she starts the “S.I.N. (Spending It Now) Foundation,” to give to those truly in need. This terrifies her greedy son, driving him to devise a plan to have her committed. Featuring delicious roles for adult and mature actors, this poignant family comedy has played numerous theatre in the US and Canada, and continues spreading the laughs around.

Leading Ladies

Century Theatre Guild at Century Church Theatre, Hillsburgh
May 22 - June 05, 2023  
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In this hilarious comedy, we meet an elderly lady on her deathbed who is looking for two relatives, Max and Steve, whom she has not seen since she was a child. She plans to bestow her fortune upon them, to be shared with her one remaining niece, Meg. Enter Jack and Leo, two down-on-their-luck Shakespearean actors. Jack and Leo plot to pose as the missing nephews and arrive in time to claim their inheritance. Imagine their surprise when they discover that Max and Steve are really Maxine and Stephanie! The laughs increase as confusion runs amok, right up to the happy ending when “All’s well that ends well.”

Jonas and Barry in the Home

The Curtain Club at Curtain Club Theatre, Richmond Hill
May 26 - June 11, 2023  
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Barry is annoyed that he’s already living in a seniors’ home at sixty-seven, but it’s worth it to live near his daughter, Rosie. Rosie, who works at the home, brought him in so he wouldn’t be alone in case he has a heart attack like his father, brother, and uncle did before they were sixty-five. So Barry spends his time shuffling around in his slippers, taking naps, and having dinner with Rosie, and that’s good enough for him. But Barry doesn’t get to revel in the quiet for long. Enter the loquacious and flirtatious Jonas, who wrote one hit song thirty-seven years ago. Jonas likes to indulge in the finer things in life, like decadent dates and nice clothes, and he sees Barry the curmudgeon as a fixer-upper. As they bicker and bond over women, sports, and family values, Jonas and Barry must learn to open up and face how to keep living their lives.

Time After Time

Scarborough Theatre Guild at Scarborough Village Theatre
June 02 - 17, 2023  
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Amy, attractive, lonely and a little fed up with her dead-end job as a clerk in a San Francisco bank where men doing the same work are much better paid, is having an unusual day. An oddly dressed Englishman comes up to her desk, greatly concerned about an earlier visitor whom he is evidently following. What Amy doesn't realize yet is that both of these men have just left the fog-filled London streets of 1893 to come to these fume-filled streets of present-day San Francisco. Jack the Ripper has used H.G. Wells' Time Machine to disappear into the future, and H.G. decides it's his responsibility to bring him back to London and justice. Befriended by Amy, H.G. begins to close in on Jack, which puts H.G. and Amy into some scenes that will have your audience gasping. H.G. is finally successful in bringing Jack the Ripper to a strange justice and in persuading Amy that she should come back to old London and marry him. Could this possibly be true? We can recite the historical fact. H.G. Wells' wife was named Amy, and back in London she began a major battle for women's rights!

Arms and the Man

Scarborough Players at Scarborough Village Theatre
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The play takes place during the 1885 Serbo-Bulgarian War. Its heroine, Raina Petkoff, is a young Bulgarian woman engaged to Sergius Saranoff, one of the heroes of that war, whom she idolizes. On the night after the Battle of Slivnitza, a Swiss mercenary soldier in the Serbian army, Captain Bluntschli, climbs in through her bedroom balcony window and threatens to shoot Raina if she gives the alarm. When Russian and Bulgarian troops burst in to search the house for him, Raina hides him so that he won't be killed. He asks her to remember that "nine soldiers out of ten are born fools." In a conversation after the soldiers have left, Bluntschli's pragmatic and cynical attitude towards war and soldiering shocks the idealistic Raina, especially after he admits that he uses his ammunition pouches to carry chocolates rather than cartridges for his pistol. When the search dies down, Raina and her mother Catherine sneak Bluntschli out of the house, disguised in one of Raina's father's old coats.

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