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Volume 5 Issue 10 - July/August 2000

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Church of the Holy Trinity. Music Monday Concert: Gaspard de la Nuit. Paul James Dwyer, dancer; Li Wang, piano. August 14: 12:15. 10 Trinity Square. 598-4521. Suggested donation: -. City Centre Musical Productions. Rodgers & Hammerstein: The King anil l Eleanor Calbes, artistic director; Ryan de Squza, musical director. August 11, 12, 16-19: 8:00; August 13, 17: 2:00. Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Rd. Mississauga. 905-821 · 0090. ,; ,(mat). Civic Light Opera Company. MGM Revue. Joe Cascone, Brya'n Chamberlain, Bob Deutsch, David Haines, Carol Kugler & other performers. July 23: 2:00 & 7:00; July 24: 8:00. Fairview Library Theatre, 35 Fairview. Mall Dr. 203-7839. ,.50. Cliffhanger Productions. The Fool's Whistle. Based on Romani (Gypsy) stories from Eastern Europe. Live traditional music. July 4-August 13. Tuesdays, Wednesdays &°Thursdays: 11 :OOam & 2:00; Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays: 7:00. Guild Inn Gardens, 201 Guildwood Parkway. 26H081. donation requested. · , Cox-Davies.A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Book by Burt Shevelove & Larry Gelber!. July 6-15. Tuesday-Sunday:, Music THEATRE L1s·T1NGS July 25 to August 26. Tuesday-Saturday; 8:00; matinees various days: 2:00. Drayton, Ontario. 519-638-5555. to (group rates). r Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Arts. Barry Manilow's COPA CABANA. July · 31 ·August 5: 8:00; Wednesday & Saturday matinee: 2:00. 1 Front St. East. 872-2262. .50 to .50. Factory Theatre/Divining Rod Productions. The Crimson Veil. Musical inspired by Hummingbird Centre for the Performing Italian folk tales. Book by Glen Cairns & Allen Arts. Dancing on Dangerous Ground. Score by Cole; directed by Leah Cherniak; Paul Seamus Egan, performed by Solas; starring Braunstein, Kevin Dennis, Naomi Emmerson, Jean Butler & Colin Dunne. July 25 · 30. 1 Kelly Mcintosh, Julain Molnar & other Front St. East. 872-2262. *CANCELLED* performers. To July 9.-Tuesday-Saturday: 8:00; Sunday: 2:00. 125 Bathurst St. 504· Huron Country Playhouse. Crazy for You. 9971. -; Sundays PWYC. Music & lyrics·by George & Ira Gershwin, book by Ken Ludwig. Aug. 15· 19, 22-26, Ganaraska Summer Stage.Rodgers & 29,30 & Sept 2: 8:00; Aug. 16, 18119,22,23, Hammerstein: Oklahoma!. August 25,26,28-30, 31, Sept. 1: 2:00. 2km east of 2,3,4,5,8,9, 10, 11, 12: 8:00; August 5, 12: Grand Bend off County Rd 81 on Stephen B 2:00. Concert Hall at Victoria Hall, 55 King St. line. 800· 706-6665. .50, (youth). W., Cobourg. 905-372-2210. (eve.)J18 1 (mat.). Huron Country Playhouse. Forever Plaid. Written by Stuart Ross, musical arrangements Ganaraska Summer Stage. Red Hot and by James Raitt. July 12-14, 18·21. 25-29, Cole. Fundraising Gala, celebrating the music Aug. 1-4, 8-12: 8:00: July 12, 14, 18, 19,2°1. of Cole Porter. August 13, 2:00 & 8:00. 22,25,26,28, Aug. 1,2,4,5,8,9 & 11: 2:00. Concert Hall at Victoria Hall, 55 King St. W., 2km east of Grand Bend off County Rd 8 i on Cobourg. 905-372-2210. (aft.),? (eve.). Stephen B line. 800-706-6665. Ganaraska Youth Theatre. Annie. July 26 & ,(youth). 27: 7:00. Concert Hall at Victoria Hall, 55 King Huron Country Playhouse. The King 'and I. 8:00. Grand Theatre, 218 Princess St., St. W., Cobourg. 905-372-2210. .50. By Rodgers & Hammerstein. To July 1: 2:00. Kingston. 613-530-2050. ,(st), group Georgian Theatre Festival. Cheatin' Hearts. 2km east ·of Gra.nd Bend off County Rd 81 on rates. By Paul Ledoux & David Smyth; Michael Stephen B line. 800· 706-6665. David Heap. The last of the Mahicans. McGinn, director; Michael Barber, musical .50,(youth). ·Adapted from the novel by James Fenimore. director. To August 19. Tuesday-Saturday: Jane Mallett Theatre. Stan Roger.s ·A David Taylor, director; cast of 31 performers; 8:00; Wednesday matinees: 2:00. Meaford Matter of Heart. Diane Stapley, director. July 2P·piece orchestra. (July 23 to September 6). Opera House, 12 Neis on ·st. East, Meaford. 1 · 6 to August 20. 'Monday to Saturday 8:00; Bluma Appel Theatre, 27 Front St. East. 366- 888-541 ,4444. , (eve), , (mat). Wednesday & Saturday: 2:00. 27 Front St. 772°3. .50 to . *POSTPONED* Gravenhurst Opera House. Sophie Tucker: East. 872-2222. to (previews July 6· . Drayton festival Theatre. Damn Yankees. last of the.Red Hot Mamas. Starring Valerie 11: ). Book by George Abbott & Douglass Wallop; Boyle & David Warrack. August 16-l 9: 8:00 & . Kawartha Lakes Summer Playhouse. Into music & lyrics by Richard Adler & Jerry Ross; 2:00 matinees. 295 Muskoka Road South, The Woods. Music & lyrics by Stephen direct.e.d & choreographed by Timothy French. Gravenhurst.1-888-495-8888. .50,. Sondheim; book by James Lapine. July 27-29, August 1-5: 8:00, August 2&3: 2:00. Academy Theatre, 2 Lindsay St. South, Lindsay: (705)324-9111. ,(st/sr), · group rates. Kawartha Lakes Summer Playhouse. Suds. Book by Melinda Gibb, Steve Gunderson & Bryan Scott; musical & vocal arrangements by Steve Gunderson. July 13-15, 18-22: 8:00, , July 19 & 20: 2:00. Academy Theatre, 2 · Lindsay St. South, Lindsay. (705)324-9111. ' ,,(st/sr), group rates. Lighthouse Festival Theatre. The last Resort. Music & lyrics by Leslie Arden; book by Norm Foster. July 26.-.August 12: Tuesday· Saturday. Main & Market Sts., Port Dover. 519-583-2221. to , (12 & under). Lighthouse Festival Theatre. Alice. Adapted by Clive Endersby; Young Company production. Puppets, mask & music. August 21-25. Main & Market Sts., Port Dover. 519-583-2221. · Lighthouse Festival Theatre, Hank Williams: The ShowHe Never Gave. By Maynard Collins. September 5'9: Tuesday-Saturday .Main & Market Sts., Port Dover. 519-583-2221. to , (12 & under). Mirvish Productions. Mamma Mia! Musical based on the songs of ABBA. Music & lyrics by Benny Andersson & Bjiirn Ulvaeus; book by Catherine Johnson; directed by Phyllida Lloyd. To September 10. Tuesday · Saturday: 8:00; Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday: 2:00. Royal · Alexandra Theatre, 260 King St. West. 872- 1212. to . Mirvish Productions. The lion King. Stage musical of Disney's 1994 animated feature. To April 1. 2001. Princess of Wales Theatre, 300 King St. West. 872-1212. to 5. Nathan Phillips Square/Scotiabank. ,Toronto Kids' Tuesday: The little Red Theatre. Musical version of little Red Riding Hood. July 18 1 l:OOam. 100 Queen St. West. 395· 73.50. Free. New Stages Summer Theatre. The World Goes Round. By John Kander & Fred Ebb. · Songs of the musicals Cabaret, Chicago, New York New•York, Kiss Of The Spider Woman & others. July 6·8, July 11·15: 8:00; Thursday matineess: 2:00. Showplace, George St., Peterborough. 705-742-7469. ,. 2000/2001 Subscription Series "One of Toronto's finest series of chamber music concerts." The Toronto Star Northumberland Players. The War Show· "You'll Get Used To It." Musical about the adventures of a group of Canadian soldiers .in England & Europe. August 18-20 & 23-26: 8:00; August 19,20,26 & 27: 2:00. Victoria Hall Concert Hall, 55 King St. West. Cobourg. 905-372-2210. (eve),(mat). Proceeds to Habitat for Humanity. Port Hope Festival Theatre. Snake Oil & Sassafras. By Ian MacDonald. Romance & songs of the travelling Medicine Show. Sept. 13-16, 20 ~ 23, 27 -30: 8:00; Sept. 16, 19,21,24,26,& 28: 2:00. Capitol Theatre, 20 Queen St., Port Hope. 800-434-5092. to . Port Hope Festival Theatre. Discovering . Elvis. By Marcia Kash. Musical about Elvis with Elvis songs. July 19-22, 26-29, Aug 2·5:. 8:00; July22,25,27,30, Aug 1 & 3 2:00. ' Capitol Theatre, 20 Queen St., Port Hope. 800-434-5092. to . · Red Barn Theatre. My Fair lady. By Lerner

& Loewe. July 20 to August 26. Tuesday· Saturday: B:OO; Wednesday & Saturday matinees: 2:00. Jackson's Point. 1:BBB·733· 2276. ,, (matl. group rates. Roy Thomson Hall. Royal Bank Seniors' Jubilee Concerts. Variety"show with singing, dancing, comedy & cabaret. August 14, 15, 16, 17 & 1 ii: lobby entertainment 11 :OOam, auditorium entertainment 1 :OOpm. 60 Simcoe, B72-4255. tli B (group rates). Shaw Festival. She Loves Me. Book by Joe Masterolf; music by Jerry Bock; lyrics by Sheldon Harnick; directed by Roger Hodgman; Glynis Ranney & Ben Carlson, performers. To October 29. Royal George Theatre, Picton St., Niagara·on·the·Lake. 1·B00·511·7429. to . Showboat Festival Theatre. f 8 Wheels. Musical by John Gray. To July 9. 296 Fielden Ave, Port Colborne. , B(sr/preview/mat), (st). Showboat Festival Theatre. Blue Skies. By David Warrack. Music of Irving Berlin. August 23 to September 3. 296 Fielden Ave, Port Colborne. , B(sr/preview/mat), (st). St. Lawrence Stage Company. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. By Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice; Adam Furfaro, director; Gilles Levac, musical director. July 6·29. Tuesday.Saturday: B:OO; Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday: 2:00. Brockville Arts Centre, 235 King St. West, Brockville. 1·B77·342·7122. ,(sr);(st). St: Lawrence Stage Company. Midsummer. Directed by Adam Furfaro; musical direction by Steve Thomas. Musical adap)ation of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. August 30·September 16. Brockville Arts Centre, 235 King St. West, Brockville. 1 ·B77· 342·7122. ,(sr),(st). St. Lawrence Stage Company.Jack's Giant Adventure. Family·musical retelling the classic Jack & the Beanstalk legend. July 25, August 15 & August 21: 2:00. Brockville Arts Centre, 235 King St. West, Brockville. 1 ·B77-342· 7122. St. Lawrence Stage Company. Silver Wings. Musical revue.Tribute in song to Canada's veterans. August 21: B:OO. Brockville Arts Centre, 235 King St. West, Brockville. 1·B77-342·7122. St. Lawrence Stage Company. Don Messer's Violin. Written by Frank Leahy & Brian McKay; composer, arranger & producer: Tom Szczesniak; starring Frank Leahy. Story of the man, his music & the "Down East" sound. Ends July 1: B:OO. Brockville Arts ·centre, 235 King St. West, Brockville. 1 ·B77- 342·7122. , .50(sr), (st). Stirling Festival Theatre. Alan Lund's Swing. Big band extravaganza. August 3· 26. Tuesday·Satur~ay : B:OO; some Wednesday & Thursday matinees. Festival Theatre, Stirling. (613)395·2100. ,$B(st). Stratfl)rd Festival.fiddler on the Roof. Book by Joseph Stein; music by Jerry Bock; lyrics by Sheldon Harnick; Barbara Barsky.Brent Carver & other performers. To November 4. Festival Theatre, Stratford. 1,B00·567·1600. ' .50 to .50. Stratford Festival. Gilbert & Sullivan: Patience. In concert. Director: Brian Hill; musical director: Berthold Carriere; Christina Gordon, Craig Ashton, Barbara Barsky & other Theatre, Stratford. 1·B00·567·1 BOO. .50 to .50. Summer.Opera Lyric Theatre. Mozart: The Magic Flute. August 13, 19 & 20:' 2:00; August 17: B:OO. Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse, 79A St. George St. 922·2912. Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Bernstein: Candide. Opera Workshop production. August 11, 16, 1 B & 19: B:OO. Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse, 791\ St. George St. 922·2912. Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. Summertime. Tribute to George Gershwin. August 12: B:OO; August 16: 2:00. Helen Gardiner Phelan Playhouse, 79A St. George St. 922·2912. $? I Sunshine Festival Theatre Company. Gilbert & Sullivan: HMS Pinafore. David Savoy, director; Steve Thomas, music director. July 20 to August 5. Tuesday· Saturday: B:OO; matinees various days: 2:30. 17 A Mississaga St. West, Orillia. 705·326· BOl 1. B,. Tacit Media. Primadonna's First Farewell Tour. Irreverent & satirical look at the opera world & whether being a Canadian Diva is really a contradiction in terms. Mary Lou Fallis, soprano·comedienne; Peter Tiefenbach, piano; Tom Diamond, director. July 3(preview); JulyAugust 5. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday· Saturday: B:OO. Canadian Stage Theatre, 26 Berke~ey St. 3BB·3110. ,. ' Theatre Collingwood Some Enchanted Evening .. An evening of song and dance. Music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. August 10, 11;12, 17, lB, 19: B:OO, August 15 & 16: 2:00. Jean Vanier Catholic High School, 160 Collins Street, Collingwood. (705) 445·2200. , $ l 2.50(youth). Theatre on the Grand. Hank Williams: The Show He Never Gave. By Maynard Collins. July 26 to August 5. Wednesday·Saturday: B:OO; Thursday & Saturday: 2:00. 244 St. Andrew St. West, Fergus. 519·7B7-19B1. to . · Thousand Islands Playhouse. Guys and Dolls. By Abe Burrows & Jo Swerling; songs by Frank Loesser. August 4·26. Tuesday· Sunday: B:OO; 4:00 matinees Saturdays. Grand Theatre, 21B Princess St .. Kingston. 613·530·2050. ·, B·23(sr), (st/ · children), group rates. Thousand Islands Playhouse. Oliver. Based on the novel by Charles Dickens. Music by Lionel Bart. To July 30. T uesday·Sunday: B:OO; Saturdays: 4:00; July 5 & 19: 2:00. South Street, Gananoque. (6131382·7020. ,, , B(sr), (st,children), group rates. Toronto Operetta Theatre. Telgmann: Leo, The Royal Cadet. Eric Shaw, Alexandra Lennox, Bruce Kelly & other performers; John Greer, conductor. To July 1: B:OO. Jane Mallett Theatre, 27 Front St. E. 366·7723. to . · Tottenham Summer Theatre. Ed & Ed Tiie Fisherman's Trap. Set in Newfoundland. Comedy with east coast music. July 7,B, 13· 15,20·22,27-29: B:OO; Sundays: 3:00. Tottenham Library Bldg., 1 B Queen St. North., Tottenham. (905)936·9B36. ,$ lO(Thurs. &mat.). ·Upper Canada Playhouse. Oh Coward! Based on the words &music of Noel Coward. To July 16. 12320 County Rd. 2, Morrisburg. 613-543·3713. ,. Victoria Playhouse Petrolia./ Love You, Yo1/re Perfect, Now Change. Book & lyrics by Joe DiPeitro; music by Jimmy Roberts. To July 22. 411 Greenfield St. Petrolia. 1·BOO·717 · 7694. to . 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