A beloved production returns.

The moving love story between Mary Sophia Gapper and Edward O'Brien is back with performances across Simcoe County in September 2022.

First presented in 2018, Mary of Shanty Bay is based on the real-life diaries of Mary, who comes to Canada from England in 1828. What starts off as a short visit soon becomes a lifelong adventure, with Mary and her husband building a home on the edge of a new world and struggling for survival. 

Does Mary possess the resilience and resourcefulness to rise to the occasion? Find out as we return to St. Thomas Anglican Church for this special run of Mary of Shanty Bay.


Mary of Shanty Bay will take place from September 20th to October 1st at St. Thomas Anglican Church. It will then tour to Collingwood, in partnership with Theatre Collingwood, with show dates between October 5th and 8th. 

Be sure to keep an eye out for news on tickets, as the run completely sold out before the production opened in 2018!


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This production is generously sponsored by Al Jones Wealth and Estate Planning



Cast

  • To be announced


Administration

  • Artistic Director - Iain Moggach
  • Administrator - PJ Hammond
  • Communications Officer - Khaleel Gandhi
  • Education & Creation Coordinator - Leah Holder

Production Team

  • Playwright - Leah Holder
  • Director - Rochelle Reynolds
  • Stage Manager - Ashley Frederick
  • Production Manager - Sabrina Merks
  • Set Designer - Brenda Thompson
  • Lighting Designer - Jonathan Killing
  • Costume Designer - Madeline Ius
  • Costume Assistant - Selina Jia
  • Props Master - Lesley Coo
  • Sound Designer/Composer - Adrian Shepard-Gawinski


Mary of Shanty Bay is presented with support from the City of Barrie, Big 101 FM, Fresh Radio 93.1, and our generous sponsors, members, and donors.

                           



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