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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

High school really is a battleground in Heathers: The Musical

A dark 1980s teen comedy that’s become something of a cult classic film, Heathers may seem an unlikely candidate for a stage musical, but...

It’s an affair to remember… for all the wrong reasons

A comedy of errors, most of them self-inflicted, ensues when a married politician’s assignation goes all wrong – or all right, in the audience’s...

Life lessons courtesy of the Peanuts gang

Though still in grade school, he has been there for the better part of seven decades, so Charlie Brown has come up with a...

A chance to go under the sea and stay perfectly dry

This area isn’t anywhere near the ocean, but theatregoers can go under the sea courtesy of Drayton Entertainment’s The Little Mermaid, now on stage...

Making more than rain out at the ranch

Set on a Depression-era ranch were a family struggles with a seemingly endless drought, The Rainmaker certainly has drama, but despite the circumstances there...

Real weapons call for real training for Elmira battle

Actors starring in the Robin in the Hood Medieval Festival have been training since February to perfect their stage combat ability. The educational and...

Birds & the Bees aren’t the only wildlife at play

Having grown up on a farm in southwestern Ontario, playwright Mark Crawford knows a thing or two about rural living. And, clearly, about the...

The arts do abound for young performers

Music and drama are sure to abound this month as the young actors of Arts Abound will be staging a series of musicals at...

Pack your load down the road and come to Holiday Inn

Holiday Inn, the 1942 film starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire, is essential viewing every time the yuletide season rolls around. It’s certainly not...

The verdict is … plenty of riveting drama

It’s been more than six decades since Reginald Rose penned 12 Angry Men, but the play’s message of prejudice and judgment are no less...