Fall Show 2016
By Janet Munsil | Directed by Kevin McKendrick*
October 18 – 28, 2017
“Life is Above All a Journey of the Soul.”
The remarkable story and artistic legacy of a local legend comes to life on stage at the Powerhouse. An epic theatrical journey, Sveva steps into the vivid, beautiful, and sometimes harrowing imaginative world of Caetani’s paintings, while celebrating her relationship with Vernon, and the many good companions there who contributed to her life’s inspiring second act.
A quiet town. A mysterious family. A visionary artist. An epic theatrical journey. A new play created especially for the Powerhouse Theatre, exploring the remarkable life, art and legacy of Vernon’s Sveva Caetani.
* The participation of this artist is arranged by permission of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association under the provisions of the Dance. Opera. Theatre Policy (DOT).
Winter Show 2017
“I Hate Hamlet”
By Paul Rudnick | Directed by Adele Kuyek
February 21 – March 3, 2018
TV reality star Andrew Rally moves to New York into John Barrymore’s apartment and lands the role of a lifetime—playing Hamlet. Problem is, he hates Hamlet! Hilarity ensues when John Barrymore’s ghost appears to coach Andrew to fulfil his destiny.
Spring Show 2017
By Tim Firth | Directed by Tanya Laing Gahr
May 2 – 12, 2018
After the death of her best friend’s husband, a lively housewife hatches a scheme to raise money for a memorial—a calendar of some women from their village as models, who end up revealing more than they anticipated.