A successful month at Victoria Playhouse saw box office records broken after The Men of Country sold out. The final show was Sunday, but both the men and women of country will be joining forces in October for a fundraiser — “Achy Breaky Seats” — for the Petrolia theatre to buy new seats.
Walking into the Victoria Playhouse, there is an instant country vibe, taking you to a barn dance or party simply through an immaculate stage setup. The house is packed as expected, and some guests have even worn their best country attire, from plaid shirts to bolo ties.
Two sisters, Carmon Broadbent and Fern Whiting will have their artworks on display at Victoria Hall this month, with their official debut on the afternoon of September 9.Broadbent, also known as “Carmon of Canada”, has been painting and drawing since she was a little girl, even before she started school.
The Men of Country: From the Heart debuts at the Victoria Playhouse on September 7. After last season's Women of Country saw huge success with sold out shows, it was decided that the men should have a shot at showing off their own country music talents.
This month at the Victoria Playhouse, David Rogers and Mark Payne will be combining their musical talents to bring audiences Around the Piano, performing the music of Rodgers and Hammerstein featuring some special guest appearances.
If you didn’t get it before, you probably do now, this whole celebration of The Tragically Hip thing that the rest of the country’s been busy doing all summer.
With a packed theatre on opening afternoon, Artistic Director David Hogan welcomed the first audience to experience “Little Miss County Fair” on August 9. The musical comedy is the Victoria Playhouse's very first original production, written by David Rogers and with music by Mark Payne.
An original musical comedy playing at Victoria Playhouse Petrolia could have a different ending every night.
The Brooke-Alvinston Arts and Activity Group is holding their second Arts and Music fest in Alvinston Community Park and on River Street on August 13. Part of the main street will be cordoned off for festivities on Saturday.The event will be running from 11 am to 9 pm with activities and an artists and vendors market until 5 pm, followed by an even