Leacock Summer Festival

LSF2014_SchedFINAL— Schedule of Events —

Tuesday, July 22 – 8:00 PM

Venue: ORILLIA MUSEUM OF ART AND HISTORY

The Mysterious Death of Tom Thomson

A Wordless Narrative in 109 Wood Engravings

with wood engraving artist George Walker

Wednesday, July 23 – 5:30 pm

Venue: LEACOCK CAFE – SWANMORE HALL – LEACOCK MUSEUM

Annual Letters Dinner:

with author Wayne Johnston reading from his latest novel Son of a Certain Woman

Wednesday, July 23 – 8:00 pm OPENING NIGHT

Venue: ORILLIA OPERA HOUSE

Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town: The Musical

A Concert Style: Read Through / Sing Through

A new musical theater adaptation of the Stephen Leacock classic

Music by: Craig Cassils / Book by Craig Cassils & Robin Richardson

Blair J. Bailey, Musical Director

Thursday, July 24: 6:00 pm

Venue: LEACOCK HOUSE – FRONT PORCH

David French’s Salt Water Moon

Single Thread Theatre’s presents the timeless David French play on the front porch of Leacock House.  Featuring Michelle Langille and Michael MacEachern directed by Liam Karry.

Thursday, July 24: 8:00 pm

Venue: ORILLIA OPERA HOUSE

Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town: The Musical

A Concert Style: Read Through / Sing Through

A new musical theater adaptation of the Stephen Leacock classic

Music by: Craig Cassils / Book by Craig Cassils & Robin Richardson

Blair J. Bailey, Musical Director

Friday, July 25: 11:00 am – 2:00pm

Venue: LEACOCK MUSEUM – GROUNDS

CHILDREN’S DAY: Salute to Robert Munsch

includes complimentary hot dogs, lemonade and cake

Admission by Donation

Friday, July 25: 6:00pm

Venue: LEACOCK HOUSE – FRONT PORCH

David French’s Salt Water Moon

Single Thread Theatre’s presents the timeless David French play on the front porch of Leacock House.  Featuring Michelle Langille and Michael MacEachern directed by Liam Karry.

Friday, July 25: 9:00 pm

Venue: LAKEHEAD UNIVERSITY COMMONS

Paul Quarrington Humour Showcase

Host Terry Fallis reads with Kim Moritsugu and Peter Norman

Saturday, July 26: 2:00 pm

Venue: CHIPPEWAS OF RAMA FIRST NATION – MOONLIGHT BAY

First Nations Writers

Lee Maracle and Cherie Dimaline are featured in this outdoor readings program by the shores of Lake Couchiching at Moonlight Bay in Rama.

Saturday, July 26: 5:00 pm

Venue: LEACOCK CAFE – SWANMORE HALL – LEACOCK MUSEUM

Happy Hour with Mark Kingwell

Noted philosopher, author and contemporary culture commentator Mark Kingwell reads with M.A.C. Farrant and Ann Dowsett Johnston.

Saturday, July 26: 8:00 pm

ORILLIA OPERA HOUSE

Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town: The Musical

A Concert Style: Read Through / Sing Through

A new musical theater adaptation of the Stephen Leacock classic

Music by: Craig Cassils / Book by Craig Cassils & Robin Richardson

Blair J. Bailey, Musical Director

Sunday, July 27: 2:00 pm

Venue: EAST LAWN STAGE – LEACOCK MUSEUM

But Seriously….

Three former Leacock Medal winners read from their new ‘serious’ fiction

Trevor Cole, Joe Kertes and Morley Torgov

More information and details to follow….

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The All-in-One Event Calendar core theme files are out of date and the calendar has been temporarily disabled. To enable the calendar, an administrator must log into the WordPress dashboard and follow the instructions.

Read Quotes

"Life, we learn too late, is in the living, the tissue of every day and hour."