SMTers On The Town

Like the sailors on 24 hour leave in the Broadway classic ON THE TOWN, SMTers are often out and about performing with other theatre groups. On this page we try to keep up with as many of our alumni as we can who are performing elsewhere. If you loved them on our stage, go and see what else they're doing! (Note: Information presented is as current and accurate as possible. If you find any changes or errors, please let us know.)

ON GOLDEN POND – SCARBOROUGH PLAYERS

The astounding Chris Hardess (Mr. Lawrence in Little Women, The Wizard in Wizard of Oz and soooo many more) stars as the curmudgeonly yet loveable Norman Thayer Jr. in Scarborough Players' production of On Golden Pond. He shares the stage with the uber talented Kerrie Lamb (Marjorie May in Gypsy) who plays his daughter Chelsea. The show runs September 8 – 23 at Scarborough Village Theatre

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WAIT UNTIL DARK – SCARBOROUGH THEATRE GUILD

John Palmieri (Andre in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Jerry in The Full Monty) and Nicole Burda (Amaryllis is The Music Man) are featured in this suspense thriller about a blind woman threatened by thugs. The show runs October 6 – 21 at Scarborough Village Theatre.

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NOW AND THEN – CAPRICORN 9 PRODUCTIONS

Larry Westlake (Charlie Cowell in The Music Man) brings us this tribute to Canadian composers in a luncheon and show for seniors! The show takes place October 14 at 2pm with a lunch at 1pm at the Cosburn Arts Centre, 1108 Greenwood Avenue.

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SOUTH PACIFIC – ETOBICOKE MUSICAL PRODUCTIONS

Pearl Ho (Co-Producer for Anne, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) will be gracing the stage as Liat in this Rogers & Hammerstein classic. The show runs October 20 – 29 at Meadowvale Theatre.

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YOU’LL GET USED TO IT: THE WAR SHOW – CCP

Meg Gibson (Roz in 9 to 5) directs, James Quigley (MD for Addams Family) music directs and Janet Flynn (Choreographer for The Full Monty) produces this uniquely Canadian story of the most famous conflict in world history, told with humour, heart and compassion. The show features David Rudat (Levi in Joseph), Lisa Ferreira (Dan's Wife in Joseph), Laurie Hurst (Marmie in Little Women, Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd) and Jennie Garde (Olga in Nine). The lighting design will be provided by the dynamic duo of Karen Brown and Paul Harris (LD for Sweeney Todd, Man of La Mancha and many more) The show runs November 2 – 11at the Fairview Library Theatre.

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WHITE CHRISTMAS – CLARKSON MUSIC THEATRE

The lovely and charming F. Darryl Burton (Sir Galahad in Spamalot) takes on the role of Phil, the Danny Kaye role, in this Irving Berlin classic. The show is choreographed by Bob Riddell (Director/Choreographer or Annie 1997) The show runs November 17 – 26, 2017 at the Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Road, Mississauga.

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THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ – CIVIC LIGHT OPERA

The very busy Nicole Burda (Amaryllis in The Music Man) stars as Dorothy in this new musical adaptation of the Frank Baum classic story with book, music and lyrics by Joe Cascone and James P. Doyle. The show runs November 29 – December 10 at the Zion Cultural Centre at 1650 Finch Street East.

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IF/THEN – THEATRE AURORA

Sergio Calderon (Asst Dir for Anne of Green Gables, Cain/Japeth in Children of Eden) directs this contemporary Broadway musical about living in New York today and all of the possibilities of tomorrow. The cast features STMers Patricia Dambrosio Mongeon (Thelma/Balloon Girl in Gypsy), Brian Hargan (Herman in Sweet Charity) and Mary Bowden (Sarah in Guys & Dolls). The show will include a lighting design by the spectacular David Buffham (LD for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Spelling Bee, Anne and more). The show runs January 25 – February 3 at Theatre Aurora, 150 Henderson Drive, Aurora.

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THE PRODUCERS – MEADOWVALE MUSIC THEATRE

F. Darryl Burton (Sir Galahad in Spamalot, MD for Damn Yankees) is back this time as Roger de Bris in Mel Brooks’ The Producers. Also featured is Jeff Hookings (Laurie in Little Women) The show runs February 16-25, 2017 at the Meadowvale Theatre, 6315 Montevideo Road, Mississauga.

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THE DROWSY CHAPERONE – RYLEEPUSS PRODUCTIONS

Michael Yaneff (Beadle Bamford in Sweeney Todd, Conrad Birdie in Bye Bye Birdie) directs and Lauren Lazar (Alma Hix in Music Man, Julie Jordan in Carousel) music directs this Canadian musical within a comedy. The show runs in February 2018 at the Uxbridge Musical Hall.

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ZUMBA – THE MOVE STUDIO

Tamara Stokoe-Said (Lola in Damn Yankees, Anita in West Side Story) not only loves to dance onstage but she brings her moves to her fitness studio, The Move Studio in Newmarket. Tamara is a Zumba Education Specialist who travels all across Canada training Zumba instructors. She also teaches Zumba classes at the studio. So if you’d like to move like Lola check it out.

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REEL SCHOOL - YOUTUBE

Michael Winn Johnson (Miles Gloriosus in Forum) hosts Reel School where he delves a little deeper into themes and motifs of recent cinema with a variety of videos including movie reviews, tutorials about film theory and history, Reel School Countdowns and Celebrity interviews. He has interviewed stars such as Bruce Campbell, William Shatner, Scott Bakula, Amy Acker, Amber Benson, and many more, and some of Reel School's tutorials have even been included in the curriculum at Baker University, the oldest University in Kansas.

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