A Mystery by Agatha Christie
“Terrific ensemble cast … Stage Centre Productions has assembled a cast that crackles whether you light a fire under them or not. They function well as an ensemble, while creating fascinating individual characters … “ – North York Mirror (October 2, 2005).
An unhappy game of romantic follow the leader explodes into murder one weekend at The Hollow, the home of Sir Henry and Lady Angkatell. Dr. Cristow is at the centre of the trouble: with Henrietta, his mistress; Veronica, his ex-mistress; and Gerda, his wife. All at once, Cristow is dead! Nearly everyone had a motive and most had the opportunity. Who did it?
A Pageant by Charles Dickens, adpated by John Mortimer
“And so, as Tiny Tim observed, God Bless Us, Every One!”
Dramatized with wit and flair in a version first performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1994, this adaptation of the ageless story beautifully captures Dickens’ ironic point of view while creating a panoramic view of Victorian London. All of the beloved characters are in place. Ebenezer Scrooge and the ghost of his former partner, Marley; Bob Cratchit and his loving Tiny Tim; the Fezziwigs; and, of course, those vaporous spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. Wonderful family entertainment filled with laughter, tears, and beloved seasonal music. An amazing opportunity to introduce young members of the family to one of the English-speaking world’s great authors, and to the magic of live theatre!
A Drama by William Gibson
This stirring dramatization of the true-life story of Helen Keller is a heart-warming tale that shines as a triumph of the human spirit. Nobody knows what the ultimate fate of Helen, blind and mute, might have been had she not come under the care and tutelage of Annie Sullivan. Only Annie realizes there is a mind waiting to be rescued from its dark, tortured silence. This play includes some of the most turbulent, violent, and emotion-packed scenes ever presented on the stage!
A Drama by Goodrich and Hackett
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Critic’s Circle Award and virtually every other coveted prize of the theatre!
This new adaptation, recently presented on Broadway, brings the horrors of the Holocaust to a new generation. Anne Frank was the youngest of eight Jews, who for two years and one month hid in a cramped attic over a warehouse in order to escape the Gestapo. Anne allows us to vividly experience her story through a diary she began on her thirteenth birthday. It is through her words, memories and beliefs that we experience this historic story first hand.
A Comedy by George Bernard Shaw
“You don’t have to go all the way to Niagara-on-the-Lake to see a production of one of George Bernard Shaw’s plays …. this production is a complete success.” – North York Mirror
One of the world’s great pieces of theatre, this play recounts the soulful lovesickness of eighteen-year-old Marchbanks for Candida, the parson’s wife. The parson is at first amused, then incensed, and finally angered. Candida is attracted to both men for their very different qualities. Marchbanks believes she has a choice but they are both devastated by the idea of losing her. With Candida, Shaw offers us his greatest insights into womankind.