Canadian hockey icon Theo Fleury will join the Blyth Festival as part of their Deeper Roots series of events.

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BLYTH, ON – The Blyth Festival is thrilled to announce hockey icon, Olympian, and heroic mental health advocate, Theo Fleury will be in Blyth on Wednesday September 16 at 7:00pm to speak at Blyth Memorial Community Hall. An invigorating, out-spoken, public figure, Theo Fleury is perhaps best known for his award-winning time on the ice. But off the rink, his struggles with abuse ...

Blyth Festival announces 5th show in 2020

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Blyth, ON-On Wednesday December 18 Artistic Director Gil Garratt announced the much anticipated fifth production that will be part of the 46th summer season in Blyth:  How I Met My Husband, written by Alice Munro will run July 29-September 3rd.  Penned by the Nobel Laureate herself, this delicate, funny, beautiful play about a young woman, a pilot, and a fateful ...

Stage Door Review – A Huron County Christmas Carol

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written and directed by Gil Garratt Blyth Festival, Memorial Hall, Blyth November 29-December 22, 2019 Marley’s Ghost: ”We should build the community, not business” You would think Southern Ontario would have had its fill of Christmas Carols. In December Toronto alone will see three staged versions while the Shaw Festival presents the second revival of its own version. Now the …

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 …

REVIEW: “Perfect fare for Blyth’s largely rural audience”

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Anyone who has experienced Dan Needles’ Wingfield productions knows that the writer is a comic master. While his play The Team on the Hill contains some genuine laugh-out-loud lines, it tends towards the dramatic side of things, so Wingfield fans should be prepared for some darkness, writes theatre critic Paula Citron in her blog PaulaCitron.ca The play, which premiered in 2013, is perfect fare for Blyth’s …

Storyteller weaves traditional tales through Rocko and Nakota

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BLYTH – A compelling play that brings to life many Anishinaabe stories will perform on stage in the Blyth Festival’s Phillips Studio from Aug. 27 to Aug. 31. The one-man play is written and performed by Josh Languedoc. In it, meet Nakota, a young boy who is sick in the hospital and trying to write the greatest story ever. One …

Heaven and Earth exhibition at Blyth Gallery

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Blyth Festival Art Gallery will present the last of its three 2019 professional-level exhibitions, featuring the paintings of Elizabeth McQueen and ceramic art by Catherine Weir, beginning Aug. 27. The two Dundas, Ontario, area women have been working collaboratively for 3 years now, with their first joint exhibition, also entitled “Heaven and Earth” held at the Carnegie Gallery in Dundas …