4th Line Theatre Receives Experience Ontario Grant

The 4th Line Theatre was one of three festivals in the Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock provincial riding that received grant funding from the provincial government last week.  The Lindsay Exhibition and The Grove Theatre along with the 4th Line theatre each received $55,000 as part of the $19.5 million Experience Ontario funding… Continue reading

Hiscox Brothers Mark 25 Years with the 4th Line Theatre

In the spring of 1999, someone from the 4th Line Theatre entered a Crestwood music class and asked the music teacher if there was anyone in the class who could play the horn and compose a few small pieces for their upcoming theatre season. The teacher instantly singled out Justin… Continue reading

Dressing up for Trivia

Drum roll please!  On the red carpet March 28 will be the glitterati of Cavan Monaghan and beyond, dressed to the nines for A Night at the Movies-themed Trivia Night!  Dressing as your screen idol is optional, but definitely adds to the fun.  And fun it will be, with the… Continue reading

Volunteer Actors needed for 4th Line Theatre’s 2024 Summer Season

Millbrook, ON… 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… Continue reading

Remember When Millbrook had a High School?  

If so, you’re invited! When Robert Winslow has an idea about a new play, it often starts with an image, not a story.  Sometimes that image defines the story, as in the image of Dr. Beatty burning the outstanding bills from his customers, which inspired the play “Crow Hill: The… Continue reading

Young Volunteer Actors Embrace a Summer on the Winslow Farm

This is Michael Field’s second season at the 4th Line Theatre. This Crestwood High School student from Millbrook is going all in this season with parts in both plays, and despite a grueling schedule, he couldn’t be happier to spend his days back on the Winslow farm.  During much of… Continue reading

4th Line Season Showcases New Play and an Old Favourite

The 4th Line Theatre is gearing up for its 31st season.  The first production is a new play dramatizing an historic labour dispute which pitched male bosses against a group of poorly-paid female staff at the Tilco Plastics Company in Peterborough.  The conflict began in 1965 over a $25 bonus,… Continue reading

Seasoned Author adds Playwriting to Exceptional Résumé

D’Arcy Jenish’s career as a writer and journalist started with small-town newspapers in southwestern Ontario. Originally from Saskatchewan, he attended high school in Peterborough and graduated from the University of Western Ontario.  The West called him back in 1979 for a seven year stint with Alberta Report in Edmonton.  As… Continue reading