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

Playwright’s Residency

I've been having a great time as Playwright in Residence for Theatre Orangeville, working on the new musical "The Whole Enchilada". The residency has included spending time in Orangeville (they gave me an office and everything!) as well as seeing a lot of theatre and readings, and quite a few breakfasts with Artistic Director David Nairn. This [...]

By | 2017-04-06T18:28:09+00:00 February 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Mexico

After a great summer in Newfoundland (including a lot of fun as the villain in the Folk Opera "The Nobleman's Wedding") as well as a reading of one of my new plays, I've been back in Toronto for a little more than a week. And now... headed to New Mexico to research the next piece! [...]

By | 2017-04-05T16:54:22+00:00 October 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments