THE 2020 SEASON
The Thousand Islands Playhouse has suspended the 2020 season as a result of the ongoing uncertainty regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Thank you for your understanding and support. Read here >
Four friends attending their 10-year high school reunion sneak away to an old hangout to reminisce and remember the music of their youth. Join them on this nostalgic trip through the 50s and 60s featuring over 70 hit songs, including Let’s Twist Again, Leader of the Pack, and It’s My Party. This musical mashup features incredible harmonies, clever medleys, and snappy choreography.
A charming con man arrives in River City, Iowa intending to dupe its residents with an elaborate moneymaking scheme. But his plans to get the cash and skip town are foiled when he finds himself falling head-over-heels for the small community and its beautiful librarian. Director/choreographer Stephanie Graham of this year’s smash hit musical Anne of Green Gables returns for this funny, romantic, and touching musical. This is family entertainment at its best!
A groom wakes up on the morning of his wedding day with a hangover and a strange woman in his bed. Mix in the bride, her mother, the best man, and a maid that knows too much, and you have a recipe for disaster. Wedding bells or running for the hills? Their big day will be far from a piece of cake!
Guy is a Dublin street musician who spends his days fixing vacuums and his nights playing music in local pubs. On the verge of giving up music altogether, he meets a woman who takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. Featuring some of Canada’s best actor/musicians, this enchanting musical is tale of love and loss, following dreams, and walking away. Winner of 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical and Grammy Award for Best Musical Theatre Album.
Mercy, a Kenyan independence activist, is asked to cook for the visiting princess Elizabeth, who has a few surprises of her own. Sixty years later, the making of a TV series about the royal family causes more than a few culture clashes for a young Kenyan-Canadian production intern. A fresh, funny, and smart new play about colonialism, monarchy, and who is serving whom.
Ice cream, the smell of old books, Marlon Brando…As a mother battles chronic depression, a child writes a list of everything in the world that makes life worth living. As the child grows, the list grows too, eventually becoming an epic chronicle of life’s small joys. This life-affirming solo piece is hysterically funny and deeply moving. An experience unlike anything you’ve seen before.
Cape Bretoner Dougie hasn’t seen his best childhood pal Allen in 25 years, so it’s no surprise that their reunion is a boisterous night of laughter, drinking, and dancing. But as evening becomes day, the old friends revisit other memories, uncomfortable ones that force them to confront the realities of their past. A Tarragon Theatre production, originally co-produced with Prairie Theatre Exchange.
When Jacob, a member of the ZAKA volunteer force in Israel, makes the split-second decision to treat a young woman instead of the soldier she may have killed, he must grapple with the political and moral fall out of his choice. Based on a real-life ZAKA member, this visceral new thriller will have you on the edge of your seat and leave you breathless.