September 14, 2016

Trying by Joanna McClelland Glass


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:

Garry Sugden, Public Relations
pr@thecurtainclub.org
Box Office: 905-773-3434
(Photos available upon request)


Trying, by Joanna McClelland Glass

Richmond Hill, Ont. (September 6th, 2016)The differences between two people at opposite ends of their lives, “trying” to understand each other provides a funny, poignant and moving story. Based on the author’s own experience during 1967 working for Judge Frances Biddle, former Attorney General of the USA and Chief Judge of the Nuremberg trials.
Starring: Phil Dionne and Tamara Van Bakel
Directed by Peter Shipston
Produced by Anne Kim

Performance runs from September 16th, to October 1st, 2016.

Tickets may be purchased on-line at www.thecurtainclub.org or from the Box Office at 905-773-3434. Tickets are $22 each, $19 on preview night September 15th. Curtain time is 8:00pm each performance night and 2:00pm for the Sunday matinée.

Trying 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.


400 Newkirk Road, Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 3G7 * Box Office: (905) 773-3434 www.thecurtainclub.org

Trying by Joanna McClelland Glass


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:

Garry Sugden, Public Relations
pr@thecurtainclub.org
Box Office: 905-773-3434
(Photos available upon request)


Trying, by Joanna McClelland Glass

Richmond Hill, Ont. (September 6th, 2016)The differences between two people at opposite ends of their lives, “trying” to understand each other provides a funny, poignant and moving story. Based on the author’s own experience during 1967 working for Judge Frances Biddle, former Attorney General of the USA and Chief Judge of the Nuremberg trials.
Starring: Phil Dionne and Tamara Van Bakel
Directed by Peter Shipston
Produced by Anne Kim

Performance runs from September 16th, to October 1st, 2016.

Tickets may be purchased on-line at www.thecurtainclub.org or from the Box Office at 905-773-3434. Tickets are $22 each, $19 on preview night September 15th. Curtain time is 8:00pm each performance night and 2:00pm for the Sunday matinée.

Trying 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.

400 Newkirk Road, Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 3G7 * Box Office: (905) 773-3434 www.thecurtainclub.org

August 19, 2016

Tickets Available Online!

Dear Curtain Club theatre goers,

What a summer it has been! It is almost time for us to begin our 63rd season. In conjunction

with Canada celebrating it’s 150 birthday, we present this season with all Canadian plays.


As of August 19th our Box Office is open!


We have been working hard at expanding our box office to service your needs. This year we

introduce online subscription and single ticket purchases, in addition to, placing orders over the

phone.


You can now visit us at thecurtainclub.org to purchase tickets online as well. (Please note there

is a $1.00 online fee per ticket purchased). We hope that you will enjoy having this added

convenience at your fingertips. If you prefer to order over the phone, you can call the box

office at 905-773- 3434.


We have also been working on a lobby refresh project. As you come to our theatre for our first

production in September/October, you will notice some upgrades to our lobby area. Our goal is

to ensure that all of you have a wonderful experience when you come to the Curtain Club!


Thank you for your patronage,


Rob Mather, President

August 12, 2016

Join The Curtain Club Team at the Chamber's Annual BBQ/AGM on Wed Aug 17th from 5pm-7:30pm. Stop by our table and grab our 2016-2017 play bill which features a season of all Canadian playwrights! Don't forget to fill out a ballot for free tickets!

August 10, 2016

Come see us at Free Concert-in-the-park

Our Curtain Club Team will be meeting and greeting folks attending the Free Concert-in-the-park, featuring The Good Brothers on Thursday, August 11th, 7pm at The Mill Pond Park, Richmond Hill. 

Come on over, say hello and pick a play bill outlining our excellent 2016-2017 Season! Don't forget to fill out a ballot to win a pair of tickets to our first show of the season, "Trying" by Joanna McClelland Glass. Hope to see everyone there!

http://www.richmondhill.ca/subpage.asp?pageid=prc_concerts_in_the_park

May 1, 2016

THE 2015/2016 ACTCO FESTIVAL RESULTS


Richmond Hill, Ont. (April 18th, 2016)The Curtain Club Theatre is proud to announce that our theatre received 16 nominations and 7 awards at the 2015/2016 ACTCO Festival. Details are as follows:

Adjudicator Award #1 – OUTSTANDING ACTING ENSEMBLE:

Nomination and WIN for the cast of The Drowning Girls, by Beth Graham, Charlie Tomlinson and Daniela Vlaskalic. (Citation “a trio of very powerful actors in a very powerful story.  A tour de force which would be lacking without the sum of its’ parts”.)

Adjudicator Award #2 – PROPERTIES:

Nomination and WIN for Darlene DeCaire and Bill Corcoran (Set Dressing) for Wait Until Dark, by Frederick Knott.  (Citation “detailed and devoted to hyper realism and period”.)

Adjudicator Award #3 – PRODUCTION DESIGN

Nomination for Jo Ann Warren and Sharon Dykstra for Wait Until Dark, by Frederick Knott.
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Nomination and WIN for Steve Hetherington and Joan Burrows for The Drowning Girls, by Beth Graham, Charlie Tomlinson and Daniela Vlaskalic.
(Citation “an overall production design representing the work of many individuals to create a singular impression”.)

Adjudicator Award #4 – COHESIVE AND COMPREHENSIVE REALIZATION OF THE DIRECTOR’S VISION

Nomination for The Company of The Drowning Girls, by Beth Graham, Charlie Tomlinson and Daniela Vlaskalic.
Nomination for The Company of Wait Until Dark, by Frederick Knott.

BEST COSTUME DESIGN   Nomination for Amanda Eason & Alice Torrance for The Drowning Girls, by Beth Graham, Charlie Tomlinson and Daniela Vlaskalic
 BEST SET DESIGN

Nomination and WIN for Bill Corcoran for Wait Until Dark, by Frederick Knott.
(Citation “complete, well-proportioned and devoted to detail rendering of a basement apartment in New York City in 1967”)

BEST LIGHTING DESIGN

Nomination for Mark Hayward for The Drowning Girls, by Beth Graham, Charlie Tomlinson and Daniela Vlaskalic.

Nomination and WIN for Mary Jane Boon for Wait Until Dark, by Frederick Knott.
 (Citation: “subtle, well thought out and extremely realistic states in a play where the lighting is a character unto itself”)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEMALE IN A LEADING ROLE

Nomination for Tamara Van Bakel as Susy Hendrix in Wait Until Dark, by Frederick Knott.

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A MALE IN A LEADING ROLE

Nomination for Cam Lund as Mike Talman in Wait Until Dark, by Frederick Knott.

BEST DIRECTION

Nomination for Sharon Dykstra for Wait Until Dark, by Frederick Knott.

Nomination and WIN for Joan Burrows for The Drowning Girls, by Beth Graham, Charlie Tomlinson and Daniela Vlaskalic.
(Citation “a delicate touch in staging and directing a sometimes disturbing play”)

BEST PRESENTATION OF A DRAMA

Nomination for Wait Until Dark, by Frederick Knott.  Producer Jo Ann Warren

Nomination and WIN for The Drowning Girls, by Beth Graham, Charlie Tomlinson and Daniela Vlaskalic. Producer Steve Hetherington.  (Citation “a riveting production of a difficult play, riddled with sometimes disturbing imagery and themes”.)

The Drowning Girls, by Beth Graham, Charlie Tomlinson and Daniela Vlaskalic, will be travelling to North Bay to represent ACTCO and The Curtain Club at the Theatre Ontario Festival on May 21st, 2016. For more information visit www.theatreontario.org.


CONTACT:

Heather Nutt, Public Relations
905-773-3434