Neptune Theatre YOCo and Gander Musical Theatre Symposium

Instead of a direct flight back to Toronto from Newfoundland there were a few stops in between. First, to Halifax (where I weather Hurricane Dorian) to work with the Neptune Youth Performance Company. In 2017 they premiered my musical “My Side of the Country” and it was great to see them all two years later [...]

By | 2019-09-24T23:31:40+00:00 September 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Naming of Port Rexton at Rising Tide

In 2015 Rising Tide premiered my full length musical “The Naming of Port Rexton”, this past fall the Artistic Director called and asked if I'd be able to reduce the size of the cast. It was an interesting challenge, finding a way to maintain a story while cutting the cast size from 17 to 10, [...]

By | 2019-09-24T22:55:26+00:00 September 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Best New Musical short list through the Playwrights Guild of Canada Tom Hendry Awards!

The Playwrights Guild of Canada annually gives out out the Tom Hendry Awards for new work, including the Stage West Best New musical in development, and I'm proud that one of the musicals I've been developing "A Jew, a Muslim, a Christian, and an Atheist, Stuck in a Room!" was among three works shortlisted for the [...]

By | 2018-11-14T21:19:46+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bingo Ladies coming to Ottawa!

I was so happy to hear the news that the community theatre group Indie Women Productions will be doing a remount of the musical I've written "Bingo Ladies" in the new year at the Gladstone Theatre in Ottawa. Indie Women Productions mounted the show in 2016 in Perth and all profits went to charity, which [...]

By | 2018-09-24T22:24:51+00:00 September 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

On The Radio- A New Musical for Rising Tide

It was a busy summer for me at Rising Tide Theatre... So busy it seems I forgot to update my website?! Yup. I have never done five shows in Rep before, but between the Newfoundland classic "West Moon" by Al Pittman, to the premiere of "Rebel Time" by Ed Riche (a great two hander that [...]

By | 2018-09-08T17:12:07+00:00 September 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Naughty… but Nice! With Forte Theatre in Calgary

It has been a long time since I performed in Calgary... other than a quick Jersey Boys promo tour, over ten years! So how great was it when I auditioned for "Naughty... but Nice!" and got to come home and visit my dad and perform in a REALLY fun show over the holidays. This cast, [...]

By | 2018-01-03T23:57:31+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Neptune YPCo – My Side of the Country!

Last year, my friend Laura Caswell called me up about a show that I had written almost a decade ago, "My Side of the County", a musical for families about Canada's history and people. Would I be able to update the show to be performed by the youth performance company at Neptune? Fast forward to [...]

By | 2018-01-04T00:02:05+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Charlottetown Musical Theatre Conference

Left Trinity Newfoundland yesterday at 8 am, journeyed through all four Atlantic provinces, and now here I am in gorgeous PEI for the Charlottetown musical theatre conference. Really looking forward to seeing some new shows, talking about the craft of writing, and catching up with old friends. It's worked out incredibly well to have this [...]

By | 2017-09-05T15:06:20+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Musical: On the Radio!

Been having another great summer here in Trinity, some highlights being performing again as the Nobleman in Pamela Morgan's Folk/Opera "The Nobleman's Wedding" (villains are fun!) and spending time with all the wonderful people I've met over my four years working out here. This summer has also had an extra challenge of writing a new [...]

By | 2017-08-23T22:10:16+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments