Authors Articles by Sam Tweedle

Articles by Sam Tweedle

Sam Tweedle
358 Articles
Sam Tweedle is a former regular contributor to kawarthaNOW.com. He specialized in reviews of local theatre, as well as other stories about the performing arts community.
The St. James Players' production of "Mamma Mia!" stars (left to right) Keevin Carter as Harry Bright, Mark Gray as Bill Austin, Christie Freeman as Tanya, Warren Sweeting as Sam Carmichael, Natalie Dorsett as Donna Sheridan, Gillian Harknett as Sophie Sheridan, and Lyndele Gauci as Rosie. The hit musical featuring songs from Swedish pop icons ABBA runs for seven performances from November 8 to 26, 2019 at Showplace Performance Centre in downtown Peterborough. (Photo courtesy of St. James Players)

Get ready to dance in your seats at the St. James Players production of...

Hit musical featuring the songs of ABBA runs from November 8 to 16 at Showplace Performance Centre in downtown Peterborough.
Written and produced by local filmmakers Michael Hayes and Brendan Fell, and starring real-life sisters Zoe and Emma Hayes, "The Basement Monster" is a short family film about two young sisters who have to be brave and work together to invstigate and help the creature they find living in their spooky basement. The film has its premiere at Showplace Performance Centre in downtown Peterborough on the Sunday afternoon of October 27, 2019. The family-friendly event is also a fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region. (Screenshot courtesy of Michael Hayes and Brendan Fell)

Celebrate Halloween with the entire family at the premiere of ‘The Basement Monster’ at...

October 27th screening of new short family film by local filmmakers Michael Hayes and Brendan Fell will also raise funds for Habitat for Humanity.
Alessandra Ferreri as Wendla in a promotional photo for Cordwainer Productions' "Spring Awakening", a Broadway rock musical that tells the story of a group of teenagers dealing with the turbulent emotions of their burgeoning sexuality in late 19th-century Germany. The production debuts at the Courthouse Theatre in Whitby on October 18 and 19 before running at the Market Hall in Peterborough from October 24 to 26, 2019. (Photo: Samantha Moss / MossWorks Photography)

‘Spring Awakening’ glows white hot with intensity and passion

Cordwainer Productions' Dane Shumak directs an exceptional cast in cult rock musical coming to Peterborough's Market Hall October 24 to 26.
Chris Whidden and Peyton Le Barr as adopted siblings Aaron and Claire during a rehearsal for the Peterborough Theatre Guild's production of "Little One" by Hannah Moscovitch. Directed by Lee Bolton, the one-act play is a dark family drama that raises complex questions about good intentions, irreversible damage, and the nature of love. It runs for five performances from October 16 to 19, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Lee Bolton)

Dark family drama ‘Little One’ comes to the Peterborough Theatre Guild stage

Hannah Moscovitch's challenging one-act play starring Peyton Le Barr and Chris Whidden runs October 16 to 19.
Kevin Lemieux as Melchior and Alessandra Ferreri as Wendla in a promotional photo for Cordwainer Productions' "Spring Awakening", a Broadway rock musical that tells the story of a group of teenagers dealing with the turbulent emotions of their burgeoning sexuality in late 19th-century Germany. The production debuts at the Courthouse Theatre in Whitby on October 18 and 19 before running at the Market Hall in Peterborough from October 24 to 26, 2019. (Photo: Samantha Moss / MossWorks Photography)

Controversial coming-of-age rock musical based on 19th-century play still resonates 130 years later

Cordwainer Productions brings its revival of 'Spring Awakening' to the Market Hall in Peterborough from October 24 to 26.
Comedian Peter Wildman returns to Peterborough to perform his "40 Years of Funny Songs" show at The Theatre on King on October 5, 2019. As well as being a member of the comic troupe The Frantics, Wildman played Buzz Sherwood on "The Red Green Show" and has appeared in other television series and films. (Publicity photo)

Celebrate 40 years of musical comedy with Frantics funnyman Peter Wildman

Peterborough native performs for one night only at The Theatre on King on October 5.
The cast of Lindsay Little Theatre's production of "Moon Over Buffalo" (left to right): Kaitlyn Thiodeau, Michael Chapman, Colin Dusome, Jeff Condon, Lorna Green, Shannon Peters Bain, and Michael Hart. Not pictured is Bonnie Kelly. (Photo: Sam Tweedle / kawarthaNOW.com)

Lindsay Little Theatre opens its new season with madcap comedy ‘Moon Over Buffalo’

Ken Ludwig's farce about fading Hollywood stars in the 1950s runs for four performances from September 27 to October 5..
In Planet 12 Productions' original play "Tex", Samuelle Weatherdon, Aimee Gordon, and Emily Keller star as three girls who use an Ouija board on Halloween and contact a spirit who calls himself Tex and leads the girls into a local cemetery in search for the answers to a gruesome murder from their town's past. The show runs from September 25 to 28, 2019 at The Theatre on King in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: Andy Carroll)

Halloween comes early to Peterborough with supernatural play ‘Tex’

Planet 12 Productions' latest original play runs from September 25 to 28 at The Theatre on King.
A scene from "The Midnight Sun", a 1961 episode of The Twilight Zone written by Rod Serling, in which two women try to cope with increasingly oppressive heat in a nearly abandoned city after Earth has been knocked out of its orbit and is slowly falling into the sun. It is one of two episodes that will be recreated for the stage at The Theatre on King in downtown Peterborough on September 20, 2019. (Photo: CBS Productions)

The dimension of imagination: The Twilight Zone on stage at The Theatre on King

'The Semi-Darkness Place' on September 20th and October 25th presents four episodes of Rod Serling's classic TV series.
J.P. Baldwin and Jennifer Gruer star in the Peterborough Theatre Guild production of Richard Alfireri's "Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks". The comedy, about a formidable widow who hires an acerbic dance instructor to give her dance lessons, runs from September 20 to October 5, 2019 at the Guild Hall in Peterborough. (Photo: Lynn Braun)

Peterborough Theatre Guild opens its 2019-20 season with comedy ‘Six Dance Lessons in Six...

Two unlikely dance partners find common ground in Richard Alfireri's play, running September 20 to October 5 at the Guild Hall.

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