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Port Stanley: The Port Stanley Theatre Festival announces its 2023 season

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

“After a bounce back season in 2022, the Port Stanley Festival Theatre is returning to more robust programming for the summer of 2023. The season will be extended by an extra week and features 6 great Canadian productions. It's an exciting season, it's our most ambitious season in several years, and planning is already well underway!”

-Simon Joynes, PSFT Artistic Director

Leisa Way starring in

Early Morning Rain: The Legend of Gordon Lightfoot

Also starring The Wayward Wind Band

In this spellbinding tribute to arguably Canada’s finest singer songwriter, Leisa Way and the Wayward Wind Band return to the Port Stanley Stage to pay homage to the incomparable Gordon Lightfoot. With songs like Sundown, Early Morning Rain, If You Could read My Mind, Did She Mention My Name, Canadian Railroad Trilogy, and Rainy Day People, the hits just keep coming.

True Confessions From The Ninth Concession

by Dan Needles

From the playwright who gave us “Ed’s Garage”, “The Perils of Persephone”, and the world renown “Wingfield Series”, comes an evening of laughter and storytelling as Canada’s funniest farmer shares his insightful and laugh-out-loud perspective on small town life accompanied by musical guest Ian Bell.

Wrong For Each Other

by Norm Foster

If opposites attract, then Rudy and Norah should be a match made in heaven! He paints houses; she runs a cultural centre. His parents run a vegetable stand; her dad plays first violin. Rudy wants a houseful of kids, Norah … not so much.

A classic romantic comedy from the pen of Canada’s king of comedy.

On The Air

by Ephraim Ellis

The Loon 87.9 on your FM dial has seen better days! What do you do when nobody, literally nobody is listening? When the founder of a small Northern Ontario radio station passes away those left behind must rally to save the day. Who will be the hero? Will it be Matt the prodigal son, Alice the neurotic station manager, Buck the gone to seed rocker, Arthur the rich patron, or Courtney who’s just too cool for school?

A comedy about dreams pursued in the unlikeliest of places!

The Beaver Club

World Premiere

by Barb Scheffler

A brand-new play from up and coming playwright Barb Scheffler. Skinny dipping and scrapbooking, shared secrets and new beginnings, lost loves and new loves. A disparate group of four unbelievable women embark on a riotous cross country road trip taking them from Toronto to Newfoundland. The members of the Beaver Club band together to find strength in numbers as they tackle the world and find a happy ending in Dildo, Newfoundland!

Where You Are

by Kristen Da Silva

Sisters Glenda and Suzanne have lived together in Little Current ever since Suzanne showed up 33 years ago, penniless, pregnant, and single, and now some chickens have come home to roost … homemade jam, experiments in medication, a wayward daughter, and a whacky wedding, “Where you Are” has it all. “A hilarious, heartfelt contemplative look at love, loss, and life …”


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