This Play is Personal

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After mulling the story over for more than 20 years, Robert Winslow is pleased to have this very personal story go public in the 4th Line’s August play entitled “The History of Drinking in Cavan”. Research began in earnest in 2011 with a “Reminiscence” event he hosted at the Millbrook … Continue reading

4th Line Theatre hosts Christmas-themed Reminiscence

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4th Line Theatre’s Managing Artistic Director Kim Blackwell invites members of the community to join her for an afternoon of winter memories and reminiscences of Christmases past, with an eye to creating a Christmas-themed show in the near future. Renowned Canadian Playwright Beverley Cooper is happy to be working with … Continue reading

4th Line Theatre Seeks Volunteers for 2017 Season

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Have you always wanted to act onstage?  Want to be part of an epic outdoor production in your community?  Have you ever wondered how 4th Line productions come to life? Interested in learning new skills and working alongside professional actors, directors and choreographers? 4th Line Theatre is looking for volunteers … Continue reading

4th Line Theatre Seeks Actors for Community Workshop

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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, … Continue reading

Auditions for 4th Line Theatre’s Summer Season

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4th Line Theatre is auditioning for professional roles for the 2017 Summer Season. Auditions are by appointment only and the deadline for submissions is Monday, December 5, 2016. Millbrook Auditions will take place on Tuesday, December 13th from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. To apply, send an electronic copy of your headshot … Continue reading

Local Talent Join Peterborough Pathway to Fame

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On Saturday Sept 10th Peterborough and District Pathway of Fame added 13 new names at the annual induction ceremony at Showplace. Cavan Monaghan was well represented with natives Serena Ryder, Justin and Mark Hiscox were acknowledged in the Entertainment and Music category and Kim Blackwell of 4th Line Theatre was … Continue reading

Behind the Stage at the 4th Line Theatre

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What you see on stage is just the tip of the iceberg, and two young men are flexing their creative and administrative muscle behind the scenes to help make magic in the barnyard. Artistic Administrative Kelsey Powell counts his lucky stars. He and wife Lindy (General Manager) could be referred … Continue reading

Magic Makers Behind the Scenes at the 4th Line Theatre

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Not all the magic of theatre happens on the stage. In fact, much of the creative work to make the story come alive happens on a very practical level behind the scenes. Fiona Jones is the Stage Manager for 4th Line this year, which means she acts like an orchestra … Continue reading

Exciting Events at 4th Line Theatre This Summer!

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What better way to celebrate Canada’s 149th Birthday than enjoying an evening of true Canadian history brought to life on the outdoor stage at 4th Line Theatre? 4th Line Theatre invites you to join them on Friday, July 1st and celebrate Canada Day in 4th Line fashion. Enjoy an evening … Continue reading

4th Line Theatre Receives 2015 Annual Heritage Award from Peterborough Historical Society

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Last week, the Peterborough Historical Society announced the winners of its 2015 Heritage Awards on at its Annual Fundraising Dinner. Among the recipients was our own 4th Line Theatre, which was bestowed with the J. Hampton Burnham Award, established to recognize the completion of a major project that promotes awareness … Continue reading

‘Heard a little, seen a little’ Cavan Monaghan Ghost Stories

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  Sarah Sobanski It’s no surprise that our historic township has had its fair share of hauntings – next year will mark 200 years since John Deyell built Millbrook’s first mill, the first structure of Millbrook – and 4th Line Theatre wants them on record. Hosting a Halloween themed reminiscence … Continue reading

4th Line Theatre Announces 25th Season

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Last week, 4th Line Theatre’s Managing Artistic Director Kim Blackwell announced the new season for this iconic local theatre company. The season will open with the world premiere of Maja Ardal’s The Hero of Hunter Street. In August, 4th Line will remount Alex Poch-Goldin’s wildly popular The Bad Luck Bank … Continue reading

Local Actor ‘comes home’ for The Bad Luck Bank Robbers

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By: Sarah Sobanski Peterborough’s Tim Walker is glad to be home for the 4th Line Theatre’s The Bad Luck Bank Robbers, opening tonight (July 2). The now Toronto-based actor, nicknamed the ‘King of the Indie Theatre Scene’, got his start at the 4th Line in 1999. “It’s been five years … Continue reading