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

Rob Winslow Keeps our History by Telling our Stories

From the very first moment it is clear Rob Winslow loves to tell stories.  He approached the podium at the Millbrook and Cavan Historical Society’s talk about the history of the area with arms full of original research gathered over the past 30+ years.  Occasionally, he even used them, but… Continue reading

4th Line Theatre Seeking Volunteer Actors the 2023 Season

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

Meghan Murphy Takes on Many Roles to Tell True Tales

Meghan Murphy is compulsively curious.  This has served her well. She is a capable broadcaster, documentary filmmaker, actor, writer and public speaker.  Work in the arts usually comes in the form of gigs- temporary, diverse, sometimes sporadic.  Asked if her diversity of experience is the result of choice or necessity,… Continue reading

4th Line Theatre Celebrates 30 Years

This summer marks the 30th anniversary of our local theatrical company. Launched on the family farm by Creative Director and Founder Robert Winslow, the company relies on the creativity, hard work and dedication of a wide and growing number of supporters who, like the founder, chip in to make it… Continue reading

Megan Murphy Joins 4th Line Theatre

After two dismal years with their main season events cancelled due to COVID, the 4th Line Theatre is gearing up for its 30th anniversary this season.  To help them celebrate this milestone, they have enlisted the help of Megan Murphy who joins the organization as Artistic Director – Special Projects…. Continue reading

New Christmas Production for 4th Line Theatre

  Christmas Comes to Mind: a Night of story and Song is the newest original production created by actors/musicians Rebecca Auerbach and Jack Nicholsen for our local theatre company. The show is built around modern stories and songs which conjure up Christmas for the authors.  Some of the pieces will… Continue reading

August Farmers’ Market

Saskia Tompkins treated shoppers at the August Farmers’ Market to tunes from her unique instrument, a nyckelharpa.  This traditional Swedish instrument is one of many on which this talented musician is proficient.  She is best known for other stringed instruments, including the violin, fiddle and cello.  This classically trained British… Continue reading

4th Line Theatre Pivots to New Format for August

After fifteen months of making, revising and pitching plans to host a show following the theatre’s normal format, management at the Winslow farm have decided to proceed with a slightly different format.  While the two plays originally scheduled for the 2021 season have been postponed until 2022, the theatre will… Continue reading