Shows in 2014

2014 seems like it will be a banner year. There will be two productions of the musical I've written, Bingo Ladies, one running April 28th - May 17th at Lunchbox Theatre in Calgary, the other July 9th to 26th at the Port Stanley Festival Theatre in Ontario. What's Bingo Ladies about? Here's the write up [...]

By | 2014-01-07T16:43:59+00:00 January 7th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bingo Ladies in Port Stanley- the Workshop

  Looking forward to the first reading of the full length version of my musical, BINGO LADIES at the Port Stanley Festival Theatre this Saturday. We'll be rehearsing with our 4 talented actors for three days and then having the reading at 8:00 on Saturday night, September 28th. Come on down to Port Stanley and [...]

By | 2017-02-14T03:26:54+00:00 September 24th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Naming of Port Rexton

Summer is far more than half over now and it is going by so quickly, but I'm happy to report that my new musical, "The Naming of Port Rexton" is coming along well. What an amazing experience it has been to write a show based on the history and people of this place (loosely based, to [...]

By | 2017-03-15T22:22:43+00:00 August 13th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Trinity NL

So glad to be back again in Trinity NL for the summer. I spent the summer here two years ago performing, and now I'm back, this time writing a new musical, "The Naming of Port Rexton" about the town just across the bay. The scenery and people are beautiful so drop by if you have [...]

By | 2013-07-07T20:15:43+00:00 July 7th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bingo Ladies at Lunchbox Theatre

So glad to announce that the one act musical I've written "Bingo Ladies", will receive it's World Premiere at Lunchbox Theatre in April of 2014. I grew up in Calgary always wanting to work with Lunchbox, so when Artistic Director Pamela Halstead contacted me last May asking if I could write a musical based on [...]

By | 2013-04-20T20:01:27+00:00 April 20th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Grant gets a Grant

2013 is shaping up to be an exciting year, as I've been awarded a Canada Council Grant to write a new musical based on a true story that took place in the town of Port Rexton, NL. I spent the summer before last performing in Trinity with Rising Tide Theatre just across the bay from [...]

By | 2013-01-03T12:03:32+00:00 January 3rd, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 guys from the Prairies in Richmond Hill!

So looking forward to a night of songs and stories with fellow ex prairie singer/songwriters David Hein and Jeff Straker on November 22nd (for details click on "upcoming shows" on the right. David, Jeff, and I began doing these nights years ago in Kensington Market and the show began taking on a life of it's [...]

By | 2017-02-14T03:28:53+00:00 November 6th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Smile Theatre tour

After a wonderful summer performing in an original Canadian musical in Port Dover as well as a few weeks visiting friends and family in Newfoundland, I'm happy to have landed back in Toronto in time to start rehearsals for "Romeo and Juliet (and Joni)" the newest piece by Artistic Director Jim Betts for Smile Theatre. [...]

By | 2012-09-13T21:24:44+00:00 September 13th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rum Runners in Port Dover

We're deep into rehearsals now for the new musical "Rum Runners" written by Derek Ritschel and Steve Thomas.  This five person show is set in 1929 Port Dover and is based on the lake Erie boot legging trade, and we're having a great time with it.  Rehearsing a show that takes place in the town [...]

By | 2017-03-15T22:18:56+00:00 July 29th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Musical Workshop

Heading to Calgary soon for the workshop of a new one act musical I'm writing called "Bingo Ladies!".  So glad to be heading home to see family and friends and to work with some amazing people on this new idea.  Have you ever gone to Bingo?  I spent many years growing up volunteering for groups [...]

By | 2017-03-15T22:21:01+00:00 June 6th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments