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Thursday, June 6, 2024

A "two-hander", in the theatre world, is exactly what you'd think it is - a play that has only two main characters. Two-handers are all about the dynamic balance between the two actors who are carrying the story, and the audience along for the ride.

Thursday, June 6, 2024

There's a plethora of reasons why the world premiere of The Golden Anniversaries already has so much buzz swirling around it, not the least of which is the fact that it was penned by playwright Mark Crawford.

Thursday, June 6, 2024

The undeniable will of the universe may be bringing seasoned stage manager Ann Stuart out of retirement to manage the world premiere of Mark Crawford's The Golden Anniversaries...

Thursday, June 6, 2024

It's a bit surprising that directing the world premiere of Gil Garratt's Saving Graceland will be the first time James MacDonald has worked at the Blyth Festival.

Thursday, June 6, 2024

The Blyth Festival has told a lot of different stories over the past 50 years, each one of which has existed on the stage at Memorial Hall as its own little, self-contained universe.

Thursday, June 6, 2024

Actor Caroline Gillis is pulling double duty in a major way for the Blyth Festival's 50th anniversary season. The versatile actor has graced the stage at Memorial Hall a number of times over the past two decades...

Thursday, June 6, 2024

To paraphrase one of Canada's great singer-songwriters, J.D. Nicholsen's been everywhere, man. His theatrical career has brought him to the stage of theatres all over Canada

Thursday, June 6, 2024

This summer, Goldie Garratt, the eight-year-old daughter of Artistic Director Gil Garratt, will make her Blyth Festival debut in Saving Graceland, a play written by her father.

Thursday, June 6, 2024

Blyth Festival Artistic Director Gil Garratt will have his hands full this season. In addition to his year-round duties that are both artistic and directorialy, he will be directing The Farm Show: Then and Now...

Thursday, June 6, 2024

While The Farm Show and the story of its creation has seeped into the blood of so many theatre fans in Huron County, it's almost refreshing to find an actor who hasn't grown up steeped in those stories.

Thursday, June 6, 2024

The 2024 - and 50th anniversary - season of the Blyth Festival will mark a return of sorts for Fiona Mongillo, who spent many of her summers as a young person involved with the Blyth Festival two decades ago.

Thursday, June 6, 2024

The Clinton Spring Fair has been unofficially kicking off Huron County's agricultural fair season for 170 years now, and it's safe to say it's mastered the art of bringing people together to celebrate everything that makes Clinton

Thursday, June 6, 2024

Donors who contributed significantly to the "Inspiring Our Future" campaign received a sneak peek of the Brussels, Morris and Grey Community Centre (BMGCC) to see the results of their munificence

Thursday, June 6, 2024

This year's 2024 Canadian Screen Awards honoured Matt Johnson's film BlackBerry with nominations in a number of categories, and it ended up taking home the prize in 14 of them, including Best Picture.

Friday, May 31, 2024

It was just another night at Harley's. The only bar in town was packed to the exact maximum capacity allowed by law. Every single person there was all lit up with an identical anticipation...

Friday, May 31, 2024

This year, Clinton is holding its 170th Spring Fair, and its slogan, "Way More in 2024", already feels like a particularly perfect description of the concert that will be happening at the Eastlink  Arena on June 1.

Thursday, June 6, 2024

Last week, the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA), announced the Dora Mavor Moore Award nominations for the 2023/2024 theatre season and Blyth Festival fans may recognize a number of names among the nominees.

Friday, May 24, 2024

Since the passing of literary luminary Alice Munro last week, much has been said, worldwide, about the enigmatic author behind some of the greatest short stories ever written.

Friday, May 10, 2024

Blyth-based artist Kelly Stevenson's latest exhibition has found a home after over 10 years of work. "Beyond ana: Honouring a voice lost to anorexia" will be presented at the Huron County Museum in Goderich from Sept. 21 to Nov. 24.

Friday, May 3, 2024

On Friday, The Lightfoot Band brought the songs of Gordon Lightfoot to Blyth Memorial Hall for an unforgettable concert that won the hearts of the audience.

Friday, May 3, 2024

Hullett Central Public School's Student Council outdid itself last Friday with 'Whoville' at the Blyth arena. The annual carnival included games, food and a silent auction...

Friday, May 3, 2024

A recent donation from a generous patron brought Blyth Festival Artistic Director Gil Garratt before North Huron Council at a regular meeting last month.

Friday, May 3, 2024

On Sunday afternoon, The Honey Sweethearts and The Lucky Charms both took to Blyth's Memorial Hall stage for a fundraising concert to benefit the creation of a documentary on The Farmerettes, a passion project of local author Bonnie Sitter. Both bands...

Friday, April 26, 2024

The Wingham Columbus Centre played host to its first-ever Vaisakhi (pronounced like 'ice hockey') celebration on Sunday, April 21.

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