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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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Gord Brown’s Silver Dollar

In honour of a great Canadian, the Thousand Islands Playhouse is committing $1 from each ticket sold to our upcoming production of The Canadian towards a bursary in Gord Brown’s name at The Gananoque Canoe Club so that every young … Continue reading

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TIP Spotlight on Katie Honek of TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE

 Name: Katie HonekHometown: Grew up in St. Agatha, now reside in TorontoRole/Position: Apprentice Stage Manager of TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE Thousand Islands Playhouse: You’re stranded on one of the 1000 islands.  Other than food and water, what three items would you take with … Continue reading

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TIP Spotlight on Paul Dunn of BED AND BREAKFAST

 Name: Paul DunnHometown: TorontoRole/Position: Drew (& others) in BED AND BREAKFAST TIP:  What is your favourite thing about Gananoque?PD: The water: cycling up to the theatre every evening, I’m always struck by how beautiful the view is. A nice experience to have … Continue reading

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TIP Spotlight on David Jansen of TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE

Name: David JansenHometown: Niagara on The Lake, OntarioRole/Position: Director of TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE Thousand Islands Playhouse: You’re stranded on one of the 1000 islands.  Other than food and water, what three items would you take with you? David Jansen: Photo album of my family; … Continue reading

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TIP Spotlight on Beau Dixon of DON’T DRESS FOR DINNER

Name: Beau Dixon Hometown: Detroit, Michigan (but raised in Canada)Role/Position: George in DON’T DRESS FOR DINNER Thousand Islands Playhouse: You’re stranded on one of the 1000 islands.  Other than food and water, what three items would you take with you? Beau Dixon: A knife, matches … Continue reading

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