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Collingwood: “Early Morning Rain: The Legend of Gordon Lightfoot” runs June 6-10 at Theatre Collingwood

Monday, May 15, 2023

EARLY MORNING RAIN: The Legend of Gordon Lightfoot was written and conceived by Leisa Way in 2019 and features her and the Wayward Wind Band celebrating the life of Gordon Lightfoot, his incredible music and the legacy he has left all Canadians with his outstanding musical storytelling. Theatre Collingwood will present this show from June 6th-10th at The John Saunders Centre, located at 80 Sandford Fleming Drive in Collingwood. This is a new venue that has been created in an industrial space and is certain to give folks an amazing musical experience.

Our audiences will spend the evening celebrating the Canadian legend and sing along to such favourites as Sundown, For Loving Me, Early Morning Rain, Canadian Railroad Trilogy, Did She Mention My Name, The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald, Black Day in July, If You Could Read My Mind, Carefree Highway, Rainy Day People, Song For a Winter’s Night, Ribbon of Darkness, Alberta Bound, I’m Not Sayin’, Bitter Green, Cotton Jenny, Pussy Willows Cat-Tails and more!

A Theatre Collingwood favourite, Leisa Way brings her boundless energy, and incredible knowledge of Gordon Lightfoot to Collingwood accompanied by the astounding musicians and vocalists of the Wayward Wind Band.

Leisa will take us on a musical journey filled with special stories, facts and anecdotes centered around Canada’s most celebrated songwriter and folk-rock legend. We may have lost Gordon Lightfoot this year but his music will live on forever, loved by all generations. His truly Canadian musical stories have touched hearts and souls, here and around the world.

This show is already selling extremely well and is anticipated to sell out all performances. To purchase tickets please call 705-445-2200 or order online at