Blyth Festival Announces Summer 2022 Season!

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Blyth, ON - The Blyth Festival returns once again to present its 2022 season outdoors on the beautiful new Harvest Stage. Four Canadian productions will run in succession from June to September. Gil Garratt says of the season, “I think theatre has never been more important, more vital. Looking around at the world right now, a lot of people are feeling ...

The Drawer Boy by Michael Healey

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Photo by Terry Manzo. Pictured Randy Hughson as Angus, Cam Laurie as Miles, Jonathan Goad as Morgan Essential Canadian Classic True story: Fifty years ago this very summer, a group of actors made a pilgrimage of sorts from downtown Toronto to Huron County. They were bent on learning all they could about farming and rural life and turning what they ...

Cottagers and Indians by Drew Hayden Taylor

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Photo by Terry Manzo. Pictured Kelly McIntosh as Maureen Poole and James Dallas Smith as Arthur Copper.  Comedy/Political Satire Maureen loves her cottage. She and her husband worked hard for it. A long dock, a glass of chardonnay, sunset, bbqs. She can’t wait to teach her grandkids to waterski in the wide open channel. Arthur loves wild rice.  He worked ...

The Waltz by Marie Beath Badian – CANCELLED

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For Immediate Release August 2, 2022 Blyth, ON Gil Garratt announced today that the Blyth Festival is cancelling the entire run of their third show of the season, The Waltz by Marie Beath Badian. Caught in Ontario’s seventh wave, with Covid 19 spreading in the company, the Blyth Festival was twice forced to delay the beginning of rehearsals, and after ...

John Ware Reimagined by Cheryl Foggo

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Photo by Terry Manzo. Pictured Janelle Cooper as Mildred Ware and Twaine Ward as John Ware Photo by Terry Manzo. Full Company pictured: George Meanwell, Janelle Cooper, Madeleine Eddy, Twaine Ward, Graham Hargrove & Warona Setshwaelo Original Music by Miranda Martini and Kris Demeanor Drama/History/Folk Music Joni loved everything about cowgirl life. From her checkered shirt, to her fringe vest, ...

The Brand New Blyth Festival Harvest Stage Brings its Bounty to 2021

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Blyth, ON - Five Canadian productions. Each featuring one lone magical storyteller.  All performed under the wide open Huron County sky, on the newly built Blyth Festival Harvest Stage, at the Blyth Fairgrounds. Occupying roughly a five acre natural amphitheatre at the North/West corner of the Blyth Fairgrounds, and backing right onto the Goderich to Guelph rail trail, a beautiful, ...

A Huron County Christmas Carol: Greed, Redemption and Rollicking Tunes.

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BLYTH, ON – For the first time in its 45 year history, the Blyth Festival is presenting its inaugural full-out professional Christmas show, A Huron County Christmas Carol. With a star-studded cast, and live original music, this is the Dickens’ classic updated and set in farm country in 2019. Adapted by Blyth Festival Artistic Director Gil Garratt, with tunes by …