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Make Your Labour Day A Little Cheesy

If you’ve been to an opening night reception at the Playhouse, you’re probably already acquainted with Sue Alford’s cheese dips, which are a crowd favourite. Sue started helping with catering opening nights around 2009, eventually taking on the task herself. … Continue reading

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Page to Stage Recap: The Music Man

On August 20, a special group of donors were invited to attend an exclusive ‘Page to Stage’ event online via Zoom. This event explored our planned 2020 production of The Music Man. Director/choreographer Stephanie Graham (Anne of Green Gables, 2019) … Continue reading

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A Renovation 16 Years in the Making

Here at the Playhouse, we put a lot of energy into building visually striking sets and keeping our auditoriums and lobbies looking sharp for our audience. Most people don’t consider what things look like behind the scenes, but Bob Thomas … Continue reading

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Page to Stage: Million Dollar Quartet

On Thursday July 23, a special group of donors were invited to attend an exclusive ‘Page to Stage’ event online via Zoom. The evening was a deep dive exploration of our 2017 smash hit Million Dollar Quartet and featured host Sophia Fabiilli … Continue reading

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A Journey to Glory: The Inspiring Rise of the Preston Rivulettes

Catch GLORY on stage July 24 – August 17.  New Beginnings – 1930 While looking for a winter sport to play, teammates Hilda and Nellie Ranscombe, and Marm and Helen Schmuck decided to form a hockey team with fellow members … Continue reading

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From Page to Stage: Creating The Canadian [Entry #4]

This blog series takes you behind-the-scenes of the world premiere of The Canadian at the Thousand Islands Playhouse.  Entry #4 is from Sophia Fabiilli, who plays Nessa in the show.  Double-take! Spit-take! Gasp! Farce is Harder than it Looks Have you ever … Continue reading

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From Page to Stage: Creating The Canadian [Entry #3]

This blog series takes you behind-the-scenes of the world premiere of The Canadian at the Thousand Islands Playhouse.  Entry #3 is from set & costume designer Anna Treusch.  Explaining my design process can be a daunting task, but no more daunting than … Continue reading

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The Great Canadian Writing Contest

CALLING ALL WRITERS To celebrate our upcoming production of The Canadian, we are hosting a new writing contest! We are looking for short poetry and prose inspired by your connection to Canada. The top three finalists will win a pair … Continue reading

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From Page to Stage: Creating The Canadian [Entry #2]

This blog series takes you behind-the-scenes of the world premiere of The Canadian at the Thousand Islands Playhouse.  Entry #2 is from director Rob Kempson.  Creating a new play truly involves a community. While the playwright is the ideas person, … Continue reading

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From Page to Stage: Creating The Canadian [Entry #1]

This blog series takes you behind-the-scenes of the world premiere of The Canadian at the Thousand Islands Playhouse.  Entry #1 is from playwright Jason Hall.  “Getting the sardines on – getting the sardines off. That’s farce. That’s the theatre. That’s … Continue reading

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