A legendary & mostly true screenwriting miracle in the hilarious Moonlight & Magnolias

Martin Buote, Rob Candy & Ryan Bannon. Mural by Elaine Freedman. Lighting design by Dustin Woods-Turner. Costumes by Lisha Mohan. Photo by Graeme Hay. The Village Players presents Moonlight and Magnolias, the mostly true story of how the final screenplay for Gone with the Wind was written—the 80th anniversary of the iconic film’s release isContinue reading “A legendary & mostly true screenwriting miracle in the hilarious Moonlight & Magnolias”

An exclusive murder mystery weekend gets real in the darkly funny, surprising A Party to Murder

You are cordially invited to an exclusive murder mystery weekend this Halloween at a secluded upscale cottage at a secret location. The Village Players are currently running A Party to Murder, by Douglas E. Hughes and Marcia Kash, directed by Rob Woodcock, at their home the Village Playhouse (Bloor St. West, a bit east ofContinue reading “An exclusive murder mystery weekend gets real in the darkly funny, surprising A Party to Murder”

Witch hunt meets climate change conspiracy in Village Playhouse’s haunting, dystopic Foxfinder

The time is the present. The world is not quite the same as the one in which you and I live.      Foxfinder program note The Village Playhouse opened its production of Dawn King’s Foxfinder last week, a Canadian premiere directed by Nicole Arends. A hard rainstorm threatens the Covey farm’s already compromised crop quota forContinue reading “Witch hunt meets climate change conspiracy in Village Playhouse’s haunting, dystopic Foxfinder”