Welcome to our

2023 Season

 

The Story of Samuel Stout – Next Stage

The Adventures of the Soul Sistas

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

A Tent For The 10th Event

On A First Name Basis by Norm Foster

Innocence Lost: A Story About Steven Truscott by Beverley Cooper

The Living End

 (or Madame Winnifred’s Circus Of Wonders)

 by Andy Massingham and the Summer Company

Summer Music Event

The Music of Samuel Stout

Samuel Stout World Premiere

Snapshots Short Play Festival

Scary Story Walk

10th Anniversary Return to Vimy

A Staged Reading by Vern Thiessen

A Christmas Carol in the Village

Christmas on the Ridge

*All productions, readings and events subject to change.

Find production and event descriptions below.

 

Individual tickets to The Story of Samuel Stout – Next Stage are now on sale.

The Adventures of the Soul Sistas is PWYM at the door.

 

 Our 10th Anniversary Ticket Bundles and Summer Passes are available now for a limited time only.

Staged Readings

 

 The Story of Samuel Stout – Next Stage

 A Musical Staged Reading

 February 10th and 11th, 2023

 The journey from page to stage continues for this  compelling new work by Uju Umenyi.

 The Adventures of the Soul Sistas

 –  by Newton Vanriel

 A Staged Book Reading

 February 25th, 2023

 Join author Newton Vanriel and actors Audra Gray and  Amanda Jane Smith, as they bring The Adventures of  the Soul Sistas to life.

 

 The 3rd Snapshots Short Play Festival

 Staged Readings

 Fall 2023, Dates TBA

 This annual festival invites playwrights to create  works with inspiration taken from a set of visual  prompts, themselves inspired by local culture.

 

 10th Anniversary Return to Vimy

 A Staged Reading of Vimy by Vern Thiessen

 November 10th and 11th, 2023

 To celebrate our 10th anniversary, members of the original casts have been invited back to take part in  this special staged reading

 

 

 

 

Summer Season

 

On a First Name Basis

by Norm Foster

June 13 – 25, 2023

 Canada’s most performed playwright tells the story of a novelist employer and his housekeeper employee who, after 28 years, spend an evening in each other’s company.

Innocence Lost: A Play About Steven Truscott

– by Beverley Cooper

July 12 – 29, 2023

 A story that enflamed the community, the country and the world. Innocence Lost examines the nature of community and how good people make bad choices.

Summer Music Event

August 5th, 2023
Details to come.

The Music of Samuel Stout

August 12th, 2023

An evening of music and song inspired by Samuel Stout, Port Perry’s first Black resident, presents a diverse program of the music of the mid to late 19th century, including spirituals, slave songs and period tunes.

The Living End

(or Madame Winnifred’s Circus Of Wonders)

August 15 – 26, 2023

Created by Andy Massingham
and the Summer Company

Painfully shy Winnie discovers a trunk in her attic. Inside the trunk is a poster. A poster for the final performance of a travelling circus from a far-off time. Suddenly, the circus acts and performers come to life.

 

Community and Special Events

 

A Tent For the 10th Event

May 10, 2023

We’re having a party to celebrate our 10th anniversary and the raising of our very own performance tent at Scugog Shores Museum Village!

Samuel Stout

by Uju Umenyi

World Premiere Production

September 21 – 24, 2023

In her first full length play, Uju Umenyi, tells a story of triumph. One that resonates with music as a means of healing and forging community, about a man who defies all perceptions of who he should be to find joy, and home, in a new community.

Scary Story Walks

October 26 -29, 2023

The 4th Scary Story Walk returns to the museum for the second year, to take audiences on a night-time journey as classic and contemporary stories of the macabre and fantastic unfold through the village.

A Christmas Carol in the Village

December 7 – 10, 2023

Step into the past for a Victorian Christmas story at Scugog Shores Museum Village. This immersive adaptation of Charles Dickens’ beloved classic Christmas ghost story includes seasonal music and all the trimmings!

Christmas on the Ridge

December 20, 2023

What better way to pass the longest night of the year than with some good old fashioned holiday storytelling, songs and presents? Once again, we’re celebrating the season and the solstice with our theatre family and friends.

 

Young Audiences

The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe

A Theatre For Young Audiences Production

March 13 – 17, 2023

With only a cast of two, and minimal set, props and costumes, the story of this beloved children’s classic is told through clever staging and engages the imaginations of audience of all ages.

 

 

 

Our Ticket Packages

10th Anniversary Bundle, $295

Purchase before February 10th, 2023
Value of $430

One ticket to 12 performances & events in 2023

Summer Suite #1, $95

Purchase before March 31st, 2023
Value of $117

One ticket to each of the three mainstage summer productions

Summer Suite #2, $150

Purchase before March 31st, 2023
Value of $195

One ticket to each of our summer productions and events

Under 25 & Arts Worker Bundle, $95

Purchase before February 10th, 2023
Value $120

One ticket to the 12 performances & events in 2023

see details on our ticket page