Authors Articles by Sam Tweedle

Articles by Sam Tweedle

Sam Tweedle
254 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.
Miranda Warren as Miss Skillon, Sharon Drew as Penelope Toop, and Dylan Robichaud as Reverend Lionel Toop in "See How They Run", a fundraiser for Little Lindsay Theatre taking place on July 20 and 21, 2018 at the Academy Theatre in Lindsay. (Photo: Sam Tweedle / kawarthaNOW)

British war-time farce ‘See How They Run’ raises funds for Little Lindsay Theatre

Play runs for two performances only on July 20 and 21 at the Academy Theatre in Lindsay,
The Theatre on King's Kate Story helps artistic director Ryan Kerr get ready for his commitment to The Theatre on King. Peterborough's initimate and creative theatre space is moving to a new and larger location at 171 King Street, and Ryan has launched a crowdfunding campaign seeking "wedding gifts" to cover the costs of renovations. (Photo: Andy Carroll)

The Theatre on King is heading down the aisle … to 171 King Street

Artistic director Ryan Kerr seeking 'wedding gifts' to fund renovation of theatre's new location.
In Norm Foster's "Lunenburg", Iris Oulette (Anna Silvija Broks, left) discovers her dead husband Robert owned a home in Nova Scotia she didn't know existed. As she unravels the mystery of her husband's secret life, her best friend Natalie (Sarah Quick, right) becomes romantically involved with the next-door neighbour Charlie (James Barrett). The production runs at Globus Theatre at the Lakeview Arts Barn from July 11th to 26th. (Photo: Sam Tweedle /

Norm Foster’s ‘Lunenburg’ a mix of mystery, comedy, and romance

Globus Theatre production runs at the Lakeview Arts Barn in Bobcaygeon until July 21.
The story of "Crow Hill: The Telephone Play", about early 20th century independent telephone services in rural Ontario, is told through the memories of switchboard operator Alice Cameron (Sarah McNeilly). Written by Ian McLachlan and Robert Winslow (who also performs as Dr. Logie) and directed by Deb Williams, the 4th Line Theatre production runs until Saturday, July 29th at the Winslow Farm in Millbrook. (Photo: Wayne Eardley / Brookside Studio)

Lightning strikes again with revival of ‘Crow Hill: The Telephone Play’

Winning third incarnation of nostalgic 4th Line Theatre production runs until July 29 at the Winslow Farm in Millbrook.
Some of the dancers in "One Earth", Art for Awareness's original multimedia outdoor performance at Rotary Park in Peterborough on July 13 and 14, 2018. A fusion of dance, music, art, and storytelling, "One Earth" explores the spiritual and emotional connection between humanity and nature through an artistic journey of the four elements: fire, air, earth, and water. (Photo courtesy of Blake Richardson)

‘One Earth’ outdoor performance explores our connection to nature

Original Art for Awareness production on July 13 and 14 at Rotary Park in Peterborough fuses dance, music, art, and storytelling.
Di Latchford and Randy Read star in Eugene Ionesco's play "The Chairs" at The Theatre on King from June 27 to 30, 2018. Directed by Ryan Kerr, this production will be the last staged at The Theatre on King's space in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: Andy Carroll)

Absurdist play ‘The Chairs’ marks the end of an era for The Theatre on...

Eugene Ionesco's tragic farce from June 27 to 30 is final production at King Street location in downtown Peterborough.
Singer Leisa Way with members of The Lonely Hearts Club Band (Fred Smith, Sam Cino, Bruce Ley, Bobby Prochaska, and Nathan Smith) in "Across the Pond: The British Invasion", which runs from June 26th to July 7th at Globus Theatre at Lakeview Arts Barn in Bobcaygeon. (Photo: Way-To-Go Productions)

The British are coming to Bobcaygeon in Leisa Way’s hit musical adventure

Globus Theatre presents tribute show 'Across the Pond: The British Invasion' at the Lakeview Arts Barn from June 26 to July 7.
Brad Brackenridge as The Mixer and Emma Meinhardt as Target Boy in Planet 12 Productions' revival of Derek Weatherdon's "Boy Wonders", which is running from June 7 to 9 at The Theatre on King before heading to the Toronto Fringe Festival in July. (Photo: Andy Carroll)

Don’t miss Boy Wonders before it heads to the Toronto Fringe Festival

Local original play with a cast of six young actors (and one adult) runs June 7 to 9 at Peterborough's The Theatre on King.
Globus Theatre has a full summer of shows at the Lakeview Arts Barn at 2300 Pigeon Lake Road in Bobcaygeon.

A sizzling summer for Globus Theatre’s 15th season in Bobcaygeon

Comedy, music, mystery, romance, children's shows ... and Colm Wilkinson's grand piano.
In "Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Once More, with Feeling" at The Theatre On King in downtown Peterborough from May 31 to June 2, 2018, director Samantha Mansfield and her company recreate 16 songs from the beloved musical episode of the popular TV series from the 1990s. Pictured are Samantha Mansfield as Tara, Alison Woodock as Willow, Sam Leigh as Buffy. and Quinn Brunet as Anya performomg 'Walk Into the Fire'. (Photo: Sam Tweedle /

Rediscover Buffy The Vampire Slayer’s magical musical episode

Theatre On King production recreates cult TV series' musical episode 'Once More, with Feeling' from May 31 to June 2.

Join the #kawarthaNOW Tribe


Sign up for our VIP ENEWS

Sign up for our VIP Enews
Delivered every Wednesday morning, our VIP Enews has featured news and events for the week, along with ticket giveaways and offers for our VIP Readers!

Submit your event for FREE!

Use our event submission form to post your event on our website — for free. To submit editorial content or ideas, please contact us.