Festival 2018

Ticket and Box Office information below!

Summer Company Announcement below!

The Melville Boys by Norm Foster
July 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14 @ 7:30 pm, July 8, 11 @ 2 pm
Town Hall 1873
Lee and Owen Melville have planned a relaxing weekend at the family cottage, full of fishing, football and beer. But their trip is thrown for a loop when they meet two attractive sisters and more than the weekend plans are changed. A modern Canadian classic, The Melville Boys is a heartwarming comedy full of vigour about brotherhood and the unexpected.

Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie
July 11, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27 @ 7:30 pm, July 14, 15, 18, 28 @ 2 pm
Town Hall 1873
J.M Barrie’s classic tale is presented in an imaginative staging that will draw audiences of all ages to Neverland to join in the exploits of Peter Pan, the boy who won’t grow up, the Darling children and the Lost Boys as they outwit Pan’s arch nemesis Captain Hook and his pirates!

Armstrong’s War by Colleen Murphy
July 24, 28, 31, August 2, 8, 9 @ 7:30 pm,
August 4 @ 2 pm
Town Hall 1873, Patrons Lounge
After suffering an injury during a tour of Afghanistan, a young soldier recovers in the rehabilitation wing of a hospital. The last thing he wants is to spend time with a twelve-year-old Pathfinder eager to earn her community service badge. As their friendship grows, uncomfortable truths are exposed and questioned, redefining the meaning of courage and heroism.

Monsters and Milfoil: A Tale of Lake Scugog
July 24, 31, August 7, 14, 16, 18 @ 1 pm
Scugog Memorial Public Library
It’s hard being the only monster in a small town lake, not to mention the lake’s only caretaker! This original production will entertain youngsters and share the history and importance of Lake Scugog through interactive fun and song. Made possible in partnership with the Scugog Lake Stewards and with the support of the Scugog Council for the Arts.
Recommended donation of $10/person $20/family groups (max. 4 persons).
Reserved seating available in advance – $10/person here!

Pine Grove Plots
Sundays – July 22, 29, August 5, 12 @ 1 pm
Pine Grove Cemetery, Prince Albert
Wednesdays – July 25, August 1, 8, 15 @ 6:30 pm
Downtown Port Perry
Last summer’s popular Pine Grove Plots returns with new tales and performances both in Prince Albert cemetery and downtown Port Perry. Local historian and author, Paul Arculus will once again host the theatrical walking tour that tells the stories behind the stories of some of some of Port Perry’s most colourful past inhabitants. Suggested donation at the gate – $10/person. Rain or shine.

The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams
August 1, 3, 4, 15, 17 @ 7:30 pm, August 11, 12 @ 2 pm
Town Hall 1873
Amanda Wingfield strives to give meaning and direction to her life and the lives of her children, though In spite of her crude and obvious efforts, their world of illusion begins to collapse about them when a gentleman caller comes to dinner.
A drama of great tenderness, charm and beauty, The Glass Menagerie is one of the most famous plays of the modern theatre.

The Drowning Girls by Beth Graham, Charlie Tomlinson, and Daniela Vlaskalic
August 7, 10, 11, 14, 16 @ 7:30 pm
August 8 @ 2 pm
Town Hall 1873
In this dark comedy, Bessie, Alice, and Margaret have two things in common: they are married to George Joseph Smith, and they are dead. Surfacing from the bathtubs they were drowned in, the three breathless brides gather evidence against their womanizing, murderous husband by reliving the shocking events leading up to their deaths.

Speakeasy Sunday*
July 29, August 5 @ 7:30 pm
Town Hall 1873, Patrons Lounge
Meet our summer company and guests up close and personal in an informal coffee house/cabaret setting as they share more of their talents in an evening of songs and readings. Proceeds from the evening directly support our education and community programs.
*not available as part of the season ticket package.

Town Hall 1873 Box Office
Regular Box Office Hours:
Mon: Closed
Tue: Closed
Wed: 11am – 6:30pm
Thu: 11am – 6:30pm
Fri: 11am – 6:30pm
Sat: 9:30am – 5pm
Sun: Closed

The Box Office is also open 1 hour prior to all shows.
For more info call 905-985-8181.

Purchase online tickets for shows at Town Hall 1873 at http://www.townhall1873.ca/

Advance Monsters & Milfoil tickets available here!

Festival 2018 Ticket Pricing

Group Sales 2018 Summer

Announcing the Theatre on the Ridge
Festival 2018 Summer Company!

Artistic Team
Carey Nicholson – Artistic Director, Director

Michael Serres – Director
Annette Stokes – Director, Acting Coach
Lyle Corrigan – Music Director and Orchestrator
Carol Salamone – Music Director and Orchestrator

Production Team
Amanda Klein – Summer Company Manager, Stage Manager, with the support of WorkInCulture
Caroline Watling* – Stage Manager

Colin Hughes – Lighting Designer
Michael Serres – Sound Designer
Melanie Baker – Set & Production Design
Carey Nicholson – Production Design
Shannon Fennell- Properties, Hair & Make Up
Kailee Bryant – Properties
Andy Williamson- Head Carpenter, Physical Operations

Acting Company & Summer Programs Instructors
Demi-Lee Bainbridge*

Duncan Gibson-Lockhart*
Audra Gray – appears courtesy of the Canadian Actors’ Equity Association
Kelly Hoare

Frances Loiselle*
Liam Lynch – appears with the support of the Government of Ontario
Daniel McCormack*

Lexi McRae* – appears with the support of sponsors, Marion Meyers and Richard Henderson
Michael Serres

Annette Stokes
Michael Williamson*
Andy Williamson

* appears through the support of Canada Summer Jobs

Summer Apprentices
Evan Descary

Billy Keefer
Hannah Stannutz

Pine Grove Plots Company
Beverley Brown

Laura Cutting
Colin Murphy
Laurel Vine-Hansen