4th Line Theatre General News 

4th Line Theatre are proud recipients of Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock Canada 150 Award

4th Line Theatre are proud recipients of Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock Canada 150 Award 4th Line Theatre is pleased to announce that the not-for-profit performing arts organization was selected by regional Member of Parliament, Jamie Schmale, to receive the Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock Canada 150 Award. To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada’s confederation, Mr. Schmale called for nominations to recognize the individuals and organizations who “play an outstanding and active role within our community.” Nominations were submitted over the past two months and in early September, 4th Line Theatre was named as one of…

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4th Line Theatre is looking for actors for a community workshop and public reading

4th Line Theatre is looking for actors for a community workshop and public reading of Leanna Brodie’s Schoolhouse Have you always wanted to try your hand at acting at 4th Line Theatre but were not sure you wanted to make such a large commitment?  4th Line Theatre is pleased to announce its yearly community workshop and public reading which will focus on Leanna Brodie’s Schoolhouse. One day only, Saturday, February 4, 2017, 4th Line invites community members to participate in a free theatre workshop. Aspiring actors will have a chance…

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4th Line Theatre announces community workshop and public reading of Robert Winslow’s The Cavan Blazers

4th Line Theatre is pleased to announce a community play workshop and public reading of its flagship play The Cavan Blazers. On Saturday, February 6th, 4th Line invites community members to participate in a free workshop of 4th Line Theatre Robert Winslow’s seminal play The Cavan Blazers which tells the story of the conflicts between Protestants and Catholics in the early days of white settlement in Cavan. The Cavan Blazers was the first play that Robert Winslow wrote and produced for 4th Line, making it a perfect choice to revisit…

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4th Line Theatre hosts a special Halloween-themed Reminiscence

4th Line Theatre’s Managing Artistic Director Kim Blackwell invites members of the community to join her for an evening of spooky reminiscences and ghost stories, with an eye to creating a Halloween-style show.  Fresh off of their wildly successful performances in The Bad Luck Bank Robbers, Paul Braunstein and Monica Dottor are teaming up to create a play which derives from local stories of ghosts and recollections of eerie occurrences. Please join 4th Line and bring your best ghost stories, local legends, personal experiences, recollections and photographs. Community reminiscences are…

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Gimme That Prime Time Religion at the 4th Line Theatre

Currently, 4th Line Theatre is remounting Robert Winslow’s play, Gimme That Prime Time Religion. Robert wrote the play in the late 1970s as a response to the rabid popularity of extreme televangelists, most notably, Reverend Ernest Angley. The play is a satire which targets people who use their charisma and influence over the faithful for their own personal glory and profit. There has always been a theatrical element to religious gatherings; the church has attracted charismatic showmen throughout its history. Winslow himself has even confessed that in another time he…

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