Authors Articles by Sam Tweedle

Articles by Sam Tweedle

Sam Tweedle
180 Articles
Since 2013, Sam Tweedle has been writing as an arts and culture journalist for kawarthaNOW, with special attention to Peterborough's theatrical community. However, his career as an arts writer goes back further via his website Confessions of a Pop Culture Addict where Sam has interviewed some of the entertainment world's most notable and beloved entertainers. Sam's pop culture writing has been featured in The New York Times, Newsweek, The National Post, CNN.com, Filmfax Magazine and The New Yorker. You can follow Sam on Instagram at sam_tweedle_z where he posts about his four greatest loves: cats, comic books, movies, and records. Sam no longer uses Twitter because, as far as he's concerned, it's no longer a thing.
A retrospective of the work of Howard Berry, the man behind the costume designs featured in many of the Peterborough Theatre Guild's most successful shows like Cats, is taking place at The Mount Community Centre along with a series of special events from May 26 to May 28, with proceeds going to support The Mount. (Photo: Linda McIlwain / kawarthaNOW)

Celebrate costume designer Howard Berry’s passion for colour this weekend

Fundraiser for The Mount Community Centre in Peterborough runs from May 26 to 28.
Raoul Bhaneja, Karen Glave, Michael Rubenfeld, and Birgitte Solem performing in a Toronto production of "Disgraced" in April 2016. With the exception of Rubenfeld, whose role will be performed by Alex Poch-Goldin, the remaining actors are reprising their roles in New Stages Theatre Company's staged reading of the play at Peterborough's Market Hall on May 28. (Photo: Cylla von Tiedemann)

Witty but incendiary drama Disgraced comes to Peterborough’s Market Hall

New Stages reunites cast of Toronto production for staged reading on May 28.
Meg Hicks and Josh Garrison star as Chris and Ken Gorman, two guests at a party who attempt to cover up a potential scandal involving their hosts, in Lakefield College School's production of Rumors, Neil Simon's farce about high society. The show runs for three performances only May 25 to 27. (Photo: Sam Tweedle / kawarthaNOW)

Lakefield College School brings Neil Simon’s high society farce to the stage

'Rumors' runs from May 25 to 27 at the Bryan Jones Theatre in Lakefield.
Lucas DeLuca, founder of Amber Coast Theatrical, has organized a unique evening of music on May 20th with the Kawartha's Rising Stars Mentorship Concert, which will pair six veteran performers with six aspiring vocalists. (Photo: Sam Tweedle / kawarthaNOW)

Amber Coast Theatrical pairs veteran performers with talented high school students

Kawartha's Rising Stars Mentorship Concert take place May 20 at Showplace in Peterborough
Writer and comedian Deborah Kimmett is performing her new one-woman show "The Year of The Suddenly", directed by Linda Kash, at Catalina's in downtown Peterborough on Saturday, June 3. (Publicity photo)

In The Year of The Suddenly, Deborah Kimmett finds the funny in tragedy

Veteran comic performs her new one-woman show at Catalina's in downtown Peterborough on June 3.
Comedians Tamara Bick and Drew Antzis are asking Peterborough residents to help them save their marriage at a live performance of "Settle This Thing" on May 12 at The Theatre on King in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: Sam Tweedle / kawarthaNOW)

Marital law: help Tamara Bick and Drew Antzis save their marriage

Comedians bring live performance of Settle This Thing to The Theatre On King in downtown Peterborough on May 12.
Randy Read as The Stage Manager with Matthew Finlan as George Gibbs and Bethany Heemskerk as Emily Webb in New Stages' production of Thornton Wilder's "Our Town", on now until May 6 at the Market Hall in Peterborough. (Photo: Andy Carroll)

Our Town reminds us to cherish our ordinary lives

New Stages' production of Thornton Wilder's play runs until May 6 at Peterborough's Market Hall.
Kate Suhr as Fiona Quinn, Mardi Kennedy as Moira Quinn, Max Czmielewski as Ronan O'Leary, and Kate Brioux as Maureen O'Leary in Paul Crough's original musical "More Than A Memory", which runs from April 28 to May 13 at the Peterborough Theatre Guild. (Photo: Sam Tweedle / kawarthaNOW)

More Than A Memory is emotionally powerful musical theatre

Paul Crough's hit play restaged at the Peterborough Theatre Guild from April 28 to May 13.
"Everybody Loves Archie", an original play based on Archie Comics written and directed by Jen Nugent, runs from April 26 to 29 at the PCVS Auditorium in Peterborough. (Photo: Enter Stage Right)

Everybody Loves Archie is the colourful and fun version of Archie we all know...

Enter Stage Right family-friendly production runs April 26 to 29 at PCVS Auditorium.
Nicole Roy and Derek Weatherdon and the cast of new theatre company Planet 12 Productions during a read-through of "Boy Wonders", the debut production of the company that premieres on June 8 at The Theatre On King in Peterborough. (Photo: Planet 12 Productions)

New Peterborough theatre company provides opportunities for young actors

Planet 12 Productions debuts "Boy Wonders" at The Theatre on King on June 8.

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