September 24, 2015

Cultural Days: The Curtain Club Theatre Presents a reading of “The Death of Me” by Norm Foster


Press Release


Richmond Hill, Ont. (Sept 26th, 2015) – Brian Moore will present a rehearsed reading of "The

Death of Me" by Norm Foster, one of Canada's most popular and funniest playwrights. Enjoy

the reading, stay for a special talk-back with the audience, and enter the draw to win 2 tickets to

the Curtain Club's performance of "Season's Greetings" by Alan Ayckbourn, opening November

20th 2015.


About "The Death of Me": When John bargains with the Angel of Death for a second chance at

life, he quickly discovers that fixing the mistakes of your past is difficult, and that perhaps his

destiny is not yet etched in stone.


When: Saturday, September 26th, 2015, 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Where: Richmond Hill Public Library, 1 Atkinson Street, Richmond Hill, Ont, L4C 0H5


CONTACT:

Heather Nutt, Public Relations

curtainclubpr@gmail.com

www.thecurtainclub.org

Box Office: 905-773-3434

August 25, 2015

Press Release - Rope's End

Rope’s End by Douglas Bowie

Somewhere long gone on the road not taken, lingering in some idealized, unreliable corner of memory is the perfect person for each of us. This bittersweet comedy is about the choices we make in life and leads us through twists and turns, ending up in a surprising and memorable place.

Directed by Kay Valentine

Produced by Debbie Makarenko

Starring: Daryl Marks and Samantha Lynch


Performance runs from Sept 17th, to Oct 3rd, 2015.


The Box office is now open for single ticket sales. Box Office 905-773-3434 Single tickets are $20 each, $17 on preview night Sept 17th. Curtain time is 8:00pm each performance night and 2:00pm for the Sunday matinée.

Rope’s End is a community theatre Curtain Club Production, performing at The Curtain Club theatre, 400 Newkirk Road, Richmond Hill, Ont.

The Curtain Club has a long history in Richmond Hill and is proud of the volunteers whose passion, vision and commitment make high-quality productions possible.

CONTACT:

Heather Nutt, Public Relations
info@thecurtainclub.org
www.thecurtainclub.org
Box Office: 905-773-3434
(Photos available upon request)

May 18, 2015

Press Release - Tribute by Bernard Slade

Tribute by Bernard Slade


A sometime Broadway press agent and former scriptwriter, who is everyone’s friend, nobody’s hero and a great womanizer has managed to live over fifty years without taking anything seriously including love, marriage and fatherhood. Suddenly, the script is rewritten and the time has come for father and son to reconcile and a tribute comes to life!
Directed by Kay Valentine
Produced by Jo Ann Warren
Starring: Dave Sansom, Labe Kagan, Lindsay Bryan, Angie Sapalovski, Jo-Anne Pulfer, Michael Knutson, and Kate Amos
Performance runs from May 28th, to June 13th, 2015.
The Box office is now open for single ticket sales.
Box Office 905-773-3434 Single tickets are $20 each, $17 on preview night May 28th.
Curtain time is 8:00pm each performance night and 2:00pm for the Sunday matinée.

Tribute is a community theatre Curtain Club Production, performing at The Curtain Club theatre, 400 Newkirk Road, Richmond Hill, Ont.

The Curtain Club has a long history in Richmond Hill and is proud of the volunteers whose passion, vision and commitment make high-quality productions possible.

CONTACT:

Heather Nutt, Public Relations
info@thecurtainclub.org

Box Office: 905-773-3434

April 16, 2015

ACT-CO Festival Results

ACT-CO hosted their annual gala on Saturday evening April 11, 2015 and all three of our plays (Almost, Maine;  Moonlight & Magnolias;  Rough Justice) were recognized and here are the results:


Best Stage Management:
Nomination for Phyllis Anderson for Rough Justice (Drama Category)
Nomination for Sharon Dykstra and Lynda Muir for Moonlight and Magnolias (Comedy Category)

Best Performance by a Male in a Leading Role
Nomination for Peter Shipston in Rough Justice

Best Performance by a Female in a Supporting Role
Nomination for Bodene Corbitt for Rough Justice

Best Performance by a Female in a Leading Role
Nomination and WIN for Tamara Van Bakel in Rough Justice 

Best Lighting Design
Nomination for Rob Mather for Rough Justice (Drama Category)
Nomination and WIN for Mary Jane Boon for Almost, Maine (Comedy Category) 

Best Set Design
Nomination for Bill Corcoran for Almost, Maine (Comedy Category)

Best Costume Design
Nomination for Heather Nutt-Christens and Laura Silverstein for Moonlight and Magnolias (Comedy Category)

Best Sound Design
Nomination for David Glover for Moonlight and Magnolias (Comedy Category)
Nomination for John Hunter for Almost, Maine (Comedy Category)

Adjudicator Award for Best Ensemble
Nomination for the Cast of Moonlight and Magnolias (Comedy Category)
Nomination and WIN for the Cast of Almost, Maine (Comedy Category)

Best Direction
Nomination for Jason Silzer for Almost, Maine (Comedy Category)
Nomination and WIN for Brandon Moore for Moonlight and Magnolias (Comedy Category)


Best Presentation
Nomination for Almost, Maine - Phyllis Anderson Producer (Comedy Category)
Nomination for Moonlight and Magnolias - Nicole Moore Producer (Comedy Category)



That is an amazing 17 Nominations and 4 wins. 

Congratulations to everyone involved.  What a great way to be recognized!!

We would also like to congratulate all our friends and fellow community theatre groups on their recognition as well!  Way to go Scarborough and Aurora and Markham and Oshawa and all others.  As it has been said, Community Theatre is alive and very well in Southern Ontario!!


 For the full results you can visit the ActCo website at:  http://www.actco.ca/festival/

March 31, 2015

Richmond Hill Cultural Plan and the Curtain Club with the Air Farce!

Last year our President, Brian Moore participated in an interview with The Royal Canadian Air Farce for the Richmond Hill Cultural team. The video was presented at the Cultural Summit last week. 



See more on the Richmond Hill Cultural Plan at:
http://www.richmondhillculturalplan.com/