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Drayton Entertainment Announces Return to Live Performances Photo Drayton Entertainment Announces Return to Live Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2021

The curtain will rise again for Drayton Entertainment! After being closed for more than 20 months due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the not-for-profit professional theatre organization is cautiously reopening its doors to offer in-person holiday productions at two of its theatres in Waterloo Region this December.

Review Roundup: THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE at Huron County Playhouse; What Did The Crit Photo Review Roundup: THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE at Huron County Playhouse; What Did The Critics Think?
by Nate Ronning - Jun 18, 2019

Iconic television actor Cindy Williams, best known for her role as Shirley Feeney on the classic sitcom Laverne & Shirley plays the role of Mrs. Meers in Drayton Entertainment's production of the hit Broadway musical comedy, Thoroughly Modern Millie. The production launches the 2019 Season at the Huron Country Playhouse running from through June 22 on the Mainstage. Check out video of the production below!

BWW Review: THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE at the Huron Country Playhouse Photo BWW Review: THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE at the Huron Country Playhouse
by Mary Alderson - Jun 18, 2019

At first glance, she's an evil villain, kidnapping young women and selling them into human trafficking.  It might be seen as a politically incorrect role, perpetuating a racist stereotype.  And in the wrong hands, it could be.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE at Huron Country Playhouse Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE at Huron Country Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Jun 17, 2019

Iconic television actor Cindy Williams, best known for her role as Shirley Feeney on the classic sitcom Laverne & Shirley plays the role of Mrs. Meers in Drayton Entertainment's production of the hit Broadway musical comedy, Thoroughly Modern Millie. The production launches the 2019 Season at the Huron Country Playhouse running from through June 22 on the Mainstage. Check out video of the production below!

'Laverne & Shirley' Star Cindy Williams Joins THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE At Huron Count Photo 'Laverne & Shirley' Star Cindy Williams Joins THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE At Huron Country Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Mar 18, 2019

The bustling beach town of Grand Bend will be even busier this June as a beloved Hollywood star arrives in town. Iconic television actor Cindy Williams, best known for her role as Shirley Feeney on the classic sitcom Laverne & Shirley will play the role of Mrs. Meers in Drayton Entertainment's production of the hit Broadway musical comedy, Thoroughly Modern Millie. The production launches the 2019 Season at the Huron Country Playhouse running from June 5 to June 22 on the Mainstage.

Knockout Cast Announced For ROCKY: THE MUSICAL In Ontario Photo Knockout Cast Announced For ROCKY: THE MUSICAL In Ontario
by Julie Musbach - Feb 1, 2019

Drayton Entertainment announces casting for Rocky: The Musical. This adrenaline-fueled musical based on Sylvester Stallone's Academy© Award-winning film will launch the 2019 Season at the Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge. The production will run for four weeks from March 6 to March 31.

The Crowe Brothers Release EP3  - Out Now Photo The Crowe Brothers Release EP3 - Out Now
by Macon Prickett - Jul 17, 2018

Mountain Fever Records is thrilled to announce new music from The Crowe Brothers is now available via a three-song digital EP. Coyly titled EP3, this mini song collection encapsulates an incredible, decades-long career of brother duet singing by Josh and Wayne Crowe.

Troublesome Hollow Releases New Album, 'Old School' Photo Troublesome Hollow Releases New Album, 'Old School'
by Stephi Wild - May 12, 2018

The latest album by Troublesome Hollow is aptly titled ‚ÄúOld School.‚ÄĚ With help from a few friends, the East Tennessee-based trio combines traditional-style bluegrass with just enough Americana to be comfortably familiar to mountain music purists, while still sounding fresh.

Edible' Is Lovible Photo Edible' Is Lovible
by Marina Kennedy - May 5, 2018

Edible International, LLC (Edible)has kicked off May with a nationwide multi-million-dollar, multi-layered advertising campaign, designed to splash across billboards, TV and radio, celebrating the goodness and "ibles" that make up the Edible brand. Created by Havas New York, Edible's advertising agency of record, this Edible is Lovible program will roll out in waves this spring and summer, timed to celebrate new products, holidays like Mother's Day and Father's Day and those crazy days of summer.

Paula Vogel's THE MINEOLA TWINS to Open This September at Cutting Ball Photo Paula Vogel's THE MINEOLA TWINS to Open This September at Cutting Ball
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2017

Cutting Ball Theater kicks off its 2017-18 Season with THE MINEOLA TWINS, Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel's razor sharp and prescient satire about the women's movement and the rise of conservatism.

BWW Review: Sharron Matthews Was ON THE LOOSE at the Stratford Summer Music Festival. And We Loved it.
by Lauren Gienow - Jul 30, 2017

On Friday evening, as part of the Stratford Summer Music Festival's cabaret series at Revival House, the incomparable Sharron Matthews hit the stage for delightful and moving show that had the audience captivated from start to finish.

Paula Vogel's THE MINEOLA TWINS to Open This September at Cutting Ball
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Cutting Ball Theater kicks off its 2017-18 Season with THE MINEOLA TWINS, Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel's razor sharp and prescient satire about the women's movement and the rise of conservatism.

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER - THE MUSICAL to Groove Across the Continent in All-New North American Tour; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2017

Today Night Fever - The Musical, the iconic story of Tony - the kid from Brooklyn USA - who wants to dance his way to a better life, is back! And back in an all-new production that shares Tony's love for dancing in spectacular new ways.

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER - THE MUSICAL to Groove Across the Continent in All-New North American Tour; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Saturday Night Fever - The Musical, the iconic story of Tony - the kid from Brooklyn USA - who wants to dance his way to a better life, is back! And back in an all-new production that shares Tony's love for dancing in spectacular new ways.

Reelz to Air Documentary Special OVERKILL: THE UNSOLVED MURDER OF JONBENET, Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2016

REELZ today announced the original documentary special OVERKILL: THE UNSOLVED MURDER OF JONBENET from award-winning author and director, Lawrence Schiller.

Reelz to Air Documentary Special OVERKILL: THE UNSOLVED MURDER OF JONBENET, 12/17
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 1, 2016

REELZ today announced the original documentary special OVERKILL: THE UNSOLVED MURDER OF JONBENET from award-winning author and director, Lawrence Schiller.

Cutting Ball presents HEDDA GABLER This January
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 7, 2016

Two years after his Bay Area debut directing Cutting Ball's explosive production of Ubu Roi, Yury Urnov returns this winter to tackle Henrik Ibsen's masterpiece, Hedda Gabler, translated by Paul Walsh. Featured in the title role is Britney Frazier, who last performed at Cutting Ball in Superheroes in 2014. Hedda Gabler opens in previews on January 19 and runs through February 26, 2017. Opening night is scheduled for Saturday, January 21 at 8 p.m. The press opening will take place the following Monday, January 23 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 - $45, and may be purchased online at cuttingball.com/productions/hedda-gabler or by phone at 415-525-1205. 

Lifetime Announces Special Programming Event Dedicated to Life & Death of Jonbenet Ramsey
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 28, 2016

Lifetime will debut a four-hour block dedicated to the life and death of JonBenét Ramsey with the premiere of the two-hour movie, Who Killed JonBenét?, centering on the true story about the six-year-old beauty queen whose murder in her Colorado home remains unsolved.

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at We Players' Site-Specific ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

We Players will present Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet at the historic Rancho Petaluma of Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park in August/September 2016. Continuing nearly 10 years of unprecedented partnership with the National Park Service and Califonira State Parks, We Players will once again integrate a well-loved Shakespeare play into the environs of a national historic landmark. Audiences will enter a 360-degree sphere of performance as We Players blurs the boundary between audience and actor and history and the present, all on the spectacular grounds of Rancho Petaluma Adobe. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast on location!

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at We Players' Site-Specific ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2016

We Players will present Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet at the historic Rancho Petaluma of Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park in August/September 2016. Continuing nearly 10 years of unprecedented partnership with the National Park Service and Califonira State Parks, We Players will once again integrate a well-loved Shakespeare play into the environs of a national historic landmark. Audiences will enter a 360-degree sphere of performance as We Players blurs the boundary between audience and actor and history and the present, all on the spectacular grounds of Rancho Petaluma Adobe. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast on location!

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