Blyth Festival Art Gallery unveils 2018 lineup

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BLYTH – Now into its 43rd year, the Blyth Festival Art Gallery continues its mandate of presenting quality art work to the Huron County community as well as to visiting theatre-goers, and has announced its schedule of exhibitions for 2018. The annual Student Show has a growing reputation for featuring the best work from art students in Perth and Huron …

Interview: 95.5 MyFM’s Mark DeLuca with AD Gil Garratt

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Mark DeLuca, of 95.5 MyFM, interviewed Artistic Director Gil Garratt about the recent announcement that the Blyth Festival will receive $60,000 under the Celebrate Ontario program to remount The Pigeon King in the 2018 Season. Thanks to MyFM for sharing the raw interview with us:

Blyth Festival receives $60,000 from province to remount The Pigeon King

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BLYTH, ON – The Pigeon King will fly again this season at The Blyth Festival, thanks to a $60,000 grant through Celebrate Ontario 2018, a provincial program to celebrate diversity, heritage and culture. The Pigeon King will expand the Blyth Festival 2018 season, with 19 performances from May 30 to June 15. This comes after a very successful run in …

London Free Press: Blyth Festival play chosen by National Art Centre

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The London Free Press’ Joe Belanger reports on the National Arts Centre’s announcement Saturday that The Pigeon King will open April 24, 2019 and run until May 5. As well, The Grand’s Silence will open Oct. 17 and run until Oct. 28. Read the full article here.

The Pigeon King flies again: Blyth hit on stage at NAC in 2018/19 Season

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BLYTH, ON – The Pigeon King, a play written and premiered on stage at the Blyth Festival in 2017, with an encore run in the 2018 season, will make its way to the nation’s capital in 2019 as part of the National Arts Centre (NAC) English Theatre 2018/19 Season announced Mar. 3. “This is truly a proud moment for the …

Interview: MyFM talks to Artistic Director Gil Garratt

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Our artistic director, Gil Garratt, in conversation with MyFM radio reporter Travis Jackson, telling the story of the Blyth Festival’s 2018 Season. The box office is open to members right now and opens to the general public on April 1.

CKNX radio interviews artistic director

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Blyth Festival’s artistic director, Gil Garratt, was in studio with CKNX’s Mike Harford this week, talking about all things related to the 2018 Season. The interview came one day before the box office opened to all members who have donated $50 and over. Already, the phone lines are ringing as people book their seats for this season’s five plays. To …