This year's Blyth Festival played host to the premiere of Sophia Fabiilli's farcical comedy Liars at a Funeral. It was a long-delayed opening night - Liars was first slated to be part of Blyth's 2020 season, only to be stymied by the onset of the pandemic
This year the Dungannon Super Pull celebrated its 22nd anniversary with a triumphant debut at its new location at Lucknow's Graceland - the home of the popular Music in the Fields.
While the lower level of the Kingsbridge Centre was full of free samples last weekend, courtesy of local vendors and the Taste of Huron initiative, the building's upper level was tasting theatrical success...
Jackie Falconer, a Blyth native and the daughter of Kevin and Lorie Falconer of Blyth, has won the National Unison Festival's first-ever Unison Innovation Award.
This year's season at the Blyth Festival showcases Canadian stories from a variety of time periods, set in a number of distinct locations.
In any theatre company, those working behind the scenes are as essential to a successful season as those on stage. That fact is especially true at the Blyth Festival
This season, Dr. Ashley Williamson has begun her tenure as Blyth Festival's Education Director. The brand new department is hoping to deepen relationships with area schools
Andrew Moodie's 19th century biographical play, The Real McCoy, details the life of Ontario-born inventor Elijah McCoy, the son of runaway slaves who grew up to revolutionize the steam industry.
The history of Canada is replete with fascinating figures worthy of eternalizing, which is precisely what award-winning writer and director Andrew Moodie seeks to achieve in his biographical play The Real McCoy
Whitechurch's own Ryan Brink has worked for theatres and festivals from Stratford to Kitchener, but, for the foreseeable future, North Huron can count itself lucky to have him as Production Manager for the Blyth Festival.
Long-time Blyth Festival collaborator and now Associate Artistic Director Severn Thompson will be returning to her acting foundation this summer with the Festival as she leads...
Canadian theatre stalwart Miles Potter will be directing Chronicles of Sarnia this summer at Memorial Hall, coming out of what he's categorized as semi-retirement to do so. Really, Potter says he's just about retired, but for the fact that...
Mark Crawford is no stranger to Blyth Festival audiences, and is one of their beloved sons, but this summer he'll be back in a strictly acting capacity in Chronicles of Sarnia.
While it will be all about the Imperial City when Chronicles of Sarnia hits the Memorial Hall stage this summer, the costume design will have a significantly local flair to it thanks to Laura Delchiaro of Seaforth.
In what has been dubbed a meeting of two of the best Canadian third basemen of the last 40 years, Justin Otto, a northern Manitoba native and one of the stars of Liars at a Funeral, took the time to chat with...
Anchoring the comedy side of the Blyth Festival this season is Liars at a Funeral - the story of a grandmother faking her own death in an attempt to reunite her dysfunctional family.
The hotly anticipated farce, Liars at a Funeral, is slated to open at the Blyth Festival on June 14 in Memorial Hall. Directing the story about a scheming grandmother trying to reunite her fractured family is...
On the lighter side of the Blyth Festival's 2023 season is the hilarious comedy of errors Liars at a Funeral. This show was first staged at St. Vladimir's Theatre in Toronto in 2017.
James Reaney's three plays about the Donnelly family - Sticks and Stones, St. Nicholas Hotel and Handcuffs - are regarded by many as some of the most important Canadian plays ever written.
Geoffrey Armour, after growing up in Huron County and carving out a very nice acting career for himself, will be performing as part of the Blyth Festival company for the very first time this summer.
Huron County native Cam Laurie and his wife Hallie Seline will be working together on this season's trilogy of Donnelly plays at the Blyth Festival, but they're no stranger to acting alongside one another.
Rachel Jones is back at the Blyth Festival for her second season and she's here playing a role that is familiar to her, which is Donnelly family matriarch Johannah in The Donnellys: A Trilogy, written by James Reaney
In speaking with The Citizen during the second week of rehearsals for the trilogy of Donnelly plays written by James Reaney, veteran actor Randy Hughson found it hard to contain his excitement and enthusiasm.