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

Remember that Song?

Just this weekend, Smile Theatre finished performing the two month tour of the new musical I'd written specifically for them, "Remember that Song?". The creation of the show was something new for me. Along with my friend Toni MacRae, we decided to go to a local Senior's home and interview Residents about memories in their [...]

By | 2017-04-05T21:07:11+00:00 April 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Naughty but Nice… Forte Theatre in Calgary

Had a chance to catch the updated version of Forte Theatre's Naughty But Nice at Lunchbox Theatre while home for the holidays. This new show has a bunch of new tunes to add to last years, including a new one that I've penned "Thank you Christians" where a Jew, Muslim, Buddhist, and Atheist thank Christians [...]

By | 2017-04-05T15:14:11+00:00 December 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Full Length Quebec Cowboy Workshop

So glad to have had the opportunity to workshop the full length version of "Quebec Cowboy, the Ballad of Will James" at the Port Stanley Festival Theatre recently. I had an incredible team, including Music Director Mike Wamsley (who was also our MD on Bingo Ladies), Nathan Carroll, Kelly Holliff, and Duff MacDonald, who all [...]

By | 2017-04-05T14:48:54+00:00 October 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments