REVIEW: Hurry hard to get your tickets to The New Canadian Curling Club

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The New Canadian Curling Club – a hilarious comedy about an old bigot teaching new Canadians how to curl, says Mary Alderson, of Entertain This Thought. Read her full review here. Cutline: Marcia Johnson as Charmaine Bailey, Matthew Gin as Mike Chang, Omar Alex Khan as Anoopjeet Singh, Parmida Vand as Fatima Al-Sayeed, and Lorne Kennedy as Stuart MacPhail in The …

Kathy White fibre art at Blyth Festival Art Gallery

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At first glance, you see a complex image of a natural scene. Is it an oil painting, acrylic or watercolour? On closer examination the viewer is surprised to find that every element of the extraordinary piece is made up of strands of colourful wool yarn. Kathy White is a textile artist who, with her musician husband, Doug White, has lived …

The New Canadian Curling Club opens Festival’s 44th season right on the button

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BLYTH, ON – The world premiere of the hilarious and inspiring story of an unlikely group of would-be athletes who face off against local prejudice to become a true team in The New Canadian Curling Club, opens the 44th season of the Blyth Festival. Playwright Mark Crawford, who brought Blyth Festival audiences smash hits like The Birds and The Bees, …

VIDEO: Have we got a deal for you

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With just six performances left, tickets for The Pigeon King are flying out of our box office. Be sure to get your tickets by calling 1-877-862-5984 before June 15, after which date it’s gone from Blyth for good.

REVIEW: “The show is better than ever”

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Mary Alderson of Entertain This Thought. A tale of deceit, cheating and greed. This fascinating plot is almost too good to be true.  And yet it is: in fact, the story of The Pigeon King is all true. This is the second time around for Blyth [Festival’]’s The Pigeon King.  The play was created over a year ago as a group effort by …

CTV London reporter says The Pigeon King is “a fantastic performance”

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“ It was a FANTASTIC performance. Gil, is amazing as Arlan. The whole cast is amazing,” said CTV London reporter Scott Miller in a post on the Blyth Festival’s Facebook page. Here is his coverage of this play, which runs only until June 15. https://london.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1408587

Sparlings Propane, Parkland Fuel Corporation return as Blyth Festival season sponsor

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BLYTH, ON – The Blyth Festival is pleased to announce that Sparlings Propane and Parkland Fuel Corporation have returned as the Season Sponsor of the Blyth Festival for the next three years,  Jennifer Lamb, who is the festival’s director of development, announced today. “We are pleased to continue our relationship with Sparling Propane and Parkland Fuel Corporation, which have shown …

Blyth Gallery Hosts Annual Community Art Show

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BLYTH, ON – The Blyth Festival Art Gallery will be showing the best works of Huron County artists, hobbyists, amateur crafters, professional artisans and recognized visual artists until June 17 in the Bainton Gallery of the Blyth Memorial Community Hall. Admission is free of charge. The exhibition will feature creations from dozens of the Huron County area’s established and aspiring …