MacBush the Musical, full text of 3 reviews

#1: “This lively play shows there’s room for comedy despite the tragedy woven into its historical and Shakespearean material.” Allison M. Jones
#2. “Dawson tackles the Bush gang … as Cheney, Rumsfeld and the rest of the boys perform a grand chain of murder, mayhem and musical misadventure.” Gary Smith
#3. “Mixing clever, biting political satire with […]

MacBush, the Musical, Apr 26-May 8, 2016

Tuesday April 26 to Sunday May 8, 2016, a two-week run at Artword Artbar. MacBush, the Musical, by David L. Dawson and directed by Ronald Weihs, is a new musical play that is — yes, you guessed it — a mash-up of Shakespeare’s Macbeth and the George ‘Dubya’ Bush administration during 2001/9/11 and the War […]

The First Channukah in Kanata, by Allan Merovitz Dec 6-7, 2015

Artword Theatre hosts two performances of The First Channukah in Kanata (1759), by Allan Merovitz, singer, actor, storyteller.
Allan tells the story of Aaron Hart, sometimes known as The First Jew in Canada, with traditional Channukah songs.
In 1759, Aaron Hart came north from the British colony of New York, during the Conquest of Quebec. He stayed behind in […]

Transformation, Learie Mc Nicolls, Fringe, July 16-25, 2015

July 16 to 25, 2015. Artword Theatre presents Transformation: A Journey of the Soul’s Healing by Learie Mc Nicolls, remounted for the 2015 Hamilton Fringe Festival.
Learie Mc Nicolls confronts the demons of poverty, violence and fear in his powerful new work, Transformation: a Journey of the Soul’s Healing. An Artword Theatre production, directed by Ronald […]

“James Street” returns May 20-30 2015

May 20 to 30, 2015. Our hit musical, James Street, is coming back to Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne Street, just off James! First mounted in 2012, in Artword Theatre’s four-show season at the Lyric, this big, ambitious show was restaged in 2014 to fit into the intimate music venue Artword Artbar. It was a sell-out!
Hamilton`s […]

Learie Mc Nicolls “Transformation”, Mar 25-26, 2015

March 25 & 26, 2015. Artword Theatre presents  “Transformation: A journey of the soul’s healing”, told in spoken word and dance by award-winning choreographer Learie Mc Nicolls,
directed by Ronald Weihs, script by Learie Mc Nicolls, dramaturgy by Ronald Weihs, designed by Judith Sandiford, live music by Dale Morningstar.
Transformation combines dance, spoken word, soundscape and visual images, to present one man’s […]

Scroogissimo! returns Nov 25-Dec 7, 2014

Scroogissimo! Artword’s festive comedy returns November 25 to December 7, 2014. Hamilton’s North End meets Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.
An Artword Theatre Production, script by Ryan Sero and Charly Chiarelli, direction & dramaturgy by Ronald Weihs
with the Artword Theatre Ensemble: Charly Chiarelli, Pamela Gardner, Paula Grove, Valeri Kay, Gordon Odegaard, Jeremy Shand, with live music […]