4th Line Theatre Hosts Live Stream Reading of The Cure for Everything

Backed by funding from longtime supporter Nexicom, the 4th Line Theatre continues to offer online programming this June. Like everyone else in these unprecedented times, 4th Line is responding to the need to encourage people to stay home by creating online programming. The company is excited to bring the world… Continue reading

4th Line Theatre Delays Opening and Launches Live Stream Events in May

On Monday evening, 4th Line Theatre’s Board of Directors took the difficult decision to postpone the production of their July play, The Great Shadow, to the 2021 season.  A decision about the August production of Wishful Seeing will be taken later this month when provincial timelines for larger gatherings become… Continue reading

4th Line Theatre Celebrated as a Testament to the Power of the Arts

Last month, the Ontario Arts Council (OAC) launched a new video series called “The Ripple Effect”, which explores the impact artists and arts organizations have on their community including job training and creation and local tourism.   It features our local theatre organization, using it as a prime example of the… Continue reading

4th Line Theatre Hosts a Special Hockey-themed Reminiscence

4th Line Theatre’s Managing Artistic Director Kim Blackwell invites members of the community to join her for an afternoon of hockey-themed stories, memories and reminiscences, with an eye to creating a hockey-themed play in the near future.  Canadian actors and playwrights Paul Braunstein (4th Line’s The Shadow Walk of Millbrook)… Continue reading

4th Line Hosts Free Acting Workshop and Public Reading of “The Orchard”

Join members of the 4th Line Theatre on Saturday, February 1st at a community play workshop and a public reading of The Orchard written by Ian McLachlan and Robert Winslow. The day-long workshop begins at 10:00 a.m. and will culminate in a free public reading of the play at 4:00… Continue reading

Lindy Finlan Changes Hats for the 4th Line Theatre’s Christmas Production

As General Manager of our local theatre company, Lindy is usually all business, focused on staffing, grant-writing and managing government funding opportunities.  Her interest in theatre did not begin on the administrative side.  She started as an actor. Lindy’s love of theatre began early, participating in plays through her local… Continue reading

Volunteer Actors needed for 4th Line Theatre’s 2019 Christmas Show

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 Receives Significant Provincial Funding Boost

Opening night for the 4th Line Theatre’s premiere performance of their August production of Carmel was more exciting than usual; the local theatrical non-profit organization announced that they had received more than $410,000 in provincial funding. The funds flow from two sources.  The Ontario Trillium Foundation has provided $34,200 to… Continue reading

Singer/Songwriter Melissa Payne Launches Acting Debut in 4th Line Theatre’s Carmel

August marks the world premiere of the 4th Line Theatre’s new play, “Carmel”, written by Ian McLachlan and Robert Winslow. Set in 1937, in the hamlet of Carmel just south of Millbrook, the play is the third in the Barnardo children play series and follows the struggles of the White… Continue reading