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SHOUT! The Mod Musical

  With its irresistible blend of hip-swiveling hits, eye-popping fashions and outrageous dance, SHOUT! The Mod Musical takes audiences back to the music, style and freedom of the 1960s, featuring terrific new arrangements of some of the biggest hits of all time. Traveling in time from 1960 to 1970, SHOUT! chronicles the lives of five Continue Reading…

2019-20 Season Announcement

  Magnus Theatre is very happy to announce an exciting season of comedy, drama and music for 2019-2020. “I am absolutely thrilled to present this Mainstage Season to our patrons,” says Thom Currie, now entering his third year as Magnus Theatre’s Artistic Director. “We have assembled a season for everyone, and I guarantee that your Continue Reading…

COTTAGERS AND INDIANS

March 12-28, 2020 The wit and wisdom of Drew Hayden Taylor returns to the Magnus stage with one of his latest plays, Cottagers and Indians. An Indigenous man has taken it upon himself to repopulate his local lakes with wild rice, much to the disapproval of the cottagers, many of whom feel the plant interferes Continue Reading…

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE

Adapted by Joe Landry From the screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra, and Jo Swerling “Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.” This beloved Christmas classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. Adapted from the unforgettable movie and featuring an ensemble of incredible performers bringing dozens Continue Reading…

THE BIRDS AND THE BEES

January 30 – February 15, 2020 Sarah has just moved back in with her beekeeper mother, Gail. As the women try to adjust to many changes in their world, their lives are complicated by the community’s last ever Turkey Days celebration, beehive troubles, an eccentric neighbor, and a handsome young researcher. The Birds and the Continue Reading…

THIS IS HOW WE GOT HERE

  by Keith Barker It’s been a year since tragedy struck Paul and Lucille’s family, and their once solid family bonds are starting to break down. A heart wrenching drama about a family dealing with loss and working to maintain the ties that keep them together, this play by Northwestern Ontario Playwright Keith Barker was Continue Reading…

SCREWBALL COMEDY

April 16 – May 2, 2020 Set in 1938, this fast-paced comedy is the story of a young woman trying to break into the male-dominated world of newspaper journalism. This homage to the zany screwball comedies of the 1930s is full of snappy dialogue, outrageous characters, and humour that packs a punch. Pay What You Continue Reading…