Authors Articles by Sam Tweedle

Articles by Sam Tweedle

Sam Tweedle
195 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.
Writer and director Robert Winslow as his alter ego King, the town drunk, in The History of Drinking in Cavan at 4th Line Theatre until August 26. As well as history, comedy, and music, the play relates Robert's personal experience with alcoholism in his family. (Photo: Wayne Eardley)

Robert Winslow’s new play is so much more than a history of drinking in...

The History of Drinking in Cavan runs until August 26 at 4th Line Theatre in Millbrook.
Kyle Gregor-Pearce, writer and director Lorne Elliot, and Karen Cromar star in The Fixer-Upper at Globus Theatre at the Lakeview Arts Barn until August 19. (Photo: Sam Tweedle / kawarthaNOW)

Lorne Elliott renovates comedy with The Fixer-Upper

Globus Theatre stages comedian's unique play at Bobcaygeon's Lakeview Arts Barn until August 19.
Slam poet, artist, dancer, choreographer, and actor Wes Ryan. (Photo: Erin Murphy)

Peterborough’s Wes Ryan debuts his new trauma-informed theatrical production

Also featuring comedy, dance, and music, These Are Horizon Days runs at The Theatre on King in Peterborough August 3 to 5.
"Wedding guests" Sam Tweedle and Michelle Foster (right) with bride Shannon McGee (Shannon McCracken) and mother of the bride Flossie McGee (Anna Black) in Globus Theatre's unique dinner theatre comedy "Raising the Barn" at Lakeview Arts Barn in Bobcaygeon until August 5th. (Photo: Shelby Camman)

Goin’ to the barn and we’re gonna get married

Phenomenal Globus Theatre dinner theatre comedy Raising the Barn at Lakeview Arts Barn until August 5.
Sean Quinlan, Dan Smith, Mike Judson, and Aaron Goedhuis star in Norm Foster's comedy The Foursome. Directed by Ray Henderson, the show is running now until July 22 at the Peterborough Theatre Guild. (Photo via Ray Henderson / Facebook)

The Foursome scores a hole in one

Norm Foster's four-man comedy runs at the Peterborough Theatre Guild until July 22.
Leisa Way as Celine Dion and Bobby Prochaska as Andrea Bocelli singing The Prayer in Oh, Canada, We Sing For Thee!, running at the Lakeview Arts Barn in Bobcaygeon until July 22. (Photo: Nelson Anselmo)

Hear Canada’s greatest musical hits at the Lakeview Arts Barn in Bobcaygeon

Leisa Way and the Wayward Wind Band perform Oh, Canada, We Sing For Thee! until July 22.
Michael Cox in the lead role as young World War II bomber pilot Sgt. Peter Benton in 4th Line Theatre's wonderful historical drama "Bombers: Reaping the Whirlwind", playing now until July 29th at the Winslow Farm in Millbrook. (Photo: Rebekah Littlejohn)

Another hit for 4th Line Theatre with Bombers: Reaping the Whirlwind

David S. Craig's play about Canadian bomber pilots in WWII runs until July 29th at Winslow Farm in Millbrook.
Sam Rosenthal, Cyndi Carleton, Sarah Quick, and James Barrett at the opening night reception for the Globus Theatre production of "Real Estate", which runs until July 8th at the Lakeview Arts Barn in Bobcaygeon. (Photo: Sam Tweedle / kawarthaNOW)

Globus Theatre’s Real Estate is a real winner

Comedy drama runs until July 8 at the Lakeview Arts Barn in Bobcaygeon.
Three Peterborough natives are featured at this year's Toronto Film Festival: Adam Martignetti performs in "Pillow Talk", Erin Maxfield directs "Nourishment", and Wyatt Lamoureux directs "Algonquin Highway". You can catch all their productions in a single day on Friday, July 14th.

Three Peterborough natives at this year’s Toronto Fringe Festival

Adam Martignetti, Erin Maxfield, and Wyatt Lamoureux are all featured in festival running July 5 to 16.
Naomi Duvall and Chris Culgin star as a married couple with unusual sexual proclivities in Harold Pinter's "The Lover" at The Theatre on King in downtown Peterborough from June 15 to 17. (Photo: Andy Carroll)

Sexual power play – a review of The Lover

Harold Pinter's 1962 psychological drama runs at The Theatre on King in Peterborough from June 15 to 17.

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