Authors Articles by Sam Tweedle

Articles by Sam Tweedle

Sam Tweedle
264 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,, 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.
The not-for-profit Toronto-based Players sketch troupe is performing a comedy musical show at the Gordon Best Theatre in downtown Peterborough on Friday, September 28, 2018. Proceeds will be donated to the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, Casey House, and the Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack Fund. (Photo: Stante Media)

Toronto’s Players brings century-old tradition of musical comedy to Peterborough for the first time

"Magical Mystery Tour Bus" show at Gordon Best on September 28 will raise funds for three charities.
In "Fluff Stories", the first show at The Theatre On King's new space at 171 King Street in downtown Peterborough, Kate Story and Ryan Kerr perform while author Joe Davies read three short stories on the concept of "fluff". (Photo: Andy Carroll)

Peterborough’s The Theatre On King launches at its new space with ‘Fluff Stories’

Multidisciplinary performance work based around three stories by Joe Davies runs September 20 to 22.
New Stages Theatre Company opens its 2018-19 season with a performance by comedian Deborah Kimmett of her acclaimed monologue "The Year of the Suddenly" on September 23, 2018 at the Market Hall in downtown Peterborough. Directed by Peterborough's own Linda Kash, the performance also features accompaniment by Toronto musician Nichol Robertson. (Photo: Cassandra Rudolph)

In Deborah Kimmett’s funny and moving ‘The Year of the Suddenly’, tragedy brings a...

New Stages opens its 2018-19 season by bringing comedian's acclaimed monologue to the Market Hall in Peterborough on September 23.
Members of the cast during a rehearsal for the upcoming production of "The Music of ABBA", a fundraiser of the not-for-profit organization's capital campaign, which runs from October 12 to 14, 2018. The homegrown show features a local cast of 12 singers and six dancers, and the final production will feature original costumes by designer Howard Berry. (Photo: Wayne Bonner)

How Peterborough does ABBA: Showplace presents a homegrown salute to iconic Swedish band

Musical extravaganza, raising funds for new theatre seating, runs for three performances from October 12 to 14.
Jackson Bostwick as Captain Marvel in the Saturday morning live-action TV series "Shazam!", which ran on CBS from 1974 to 1977. Bostwick will be the featured guest at this year's Peterborough Comic Con on Sunday, September 23rd at the Evinrude Centre. (Publicity photo)

Shazam! Captain Marvel comes to Peterborough Comic Con on September 23

Meet 1970s Saturday morning TV star Jackson Bostwick and bring a can of food for Kawartha Food Share.
James Barrett as Ray, Sarah Quick as Caroline, Tara Koehier as Hannah, and Jake Simons as Jesse Emberley in the Globus Theatre production of "Sugar Road" as the Lakeview Arts Barn in Bobcaygeon until September 1, 2018. (Photo: Sam Tweedle /

‘Sugar Road’ is sweet summer theatre

Globus Theatre wraps up its summer season with charming romantic comedy that runs until September 1 at Lakeview Arts Ban in Bobcaygeon,
Director Claire Imrie with Gracie Silveira during a rehearsal for "Annie: The Musical". Gracie stars in the lead role of the Triple Threat Theatre production, which runs for four performances at the Academy Theatre for Performing Arts in Lindsay from August 16 to 19, 2018. (Photo: Sam Tweedle /

Triple Threat Theatre produces ‘Annie: The Musical’ in only 10 days

Part of summer theatre intensive program, musical runs at Academy Theatre in Lindsay from August 16 to 19.
Grace Thompson as 15-year-old Serena with Cynthia Ashperger as her mom Ramona in Judith Thompon's play "Who Killed Snow White?" at 4th Line Theatre. The world-premiere play, which explores sexual violence, the culture of misogyny, and the impact of social media and cyberbullying aong today’s youth, runs at the WInslow Farm in Millbrook unil August 25th. (Photo: Wayne Eardley / Brookside Studios)

Groundbreaking ‘Who Killed Snow White?’ challenges us to face sexual violence and misogyny

4th Line Theatre production of Judith Thompson's world-premiere play runs at Winslow Farm in Millbrook until August 25
Victor Pokinko as Dr. Giff and Matt Pilipiak as Officer Marcus in the delightful Globus Theatre production of "Murder for Two", which runs until August 18, 2018 at the Lakeview Arts Barn in Bobcaygeon. (Photo: Sam Tweedle /

Victor Pokinko and Matt Pilipiak make ‘Murder for Two’ a perfect night of summer...

Globus Theatre's production of two-man musical comedy runs until August 18 at Lakeview Arts Barn in Bobcaygeon.
In comedian Chris Gibbs' one-man show 'Like Father, Like Son? Sorry', he talks about his own experience becoming a father as well as the father figure in culture. The show runs from July 24 through August 4, 2018 at Globus Theatre at the Lakeview Arts Barn in Bobcaygeon. (Graphic courtesy of Chris Gibbs)

Comedian Chris Gibbs tells you why he’s not the world’s greatest dad

British comic's one-man show 'Like Father, Like Son? Sorry' runs from July 24 to August 4 at Globus Theatre at Lakeview Arts Barn in Bobcaygeon.

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