Short Plays: A brief a-muse-ment

On October 24 and 25, four short plays will be staged at the Festival of the Arts in Cobourg. Playwright Marie-Lynn Hammond takes a witty look behind the scenes of writing a short play. ~~ Thalia – an attractive, dark-haired woman of indeterminate age; there’s a theatrical look about her. Thomas – about 60, distinguished-looking, but…

Take a Drive to The Beautiful County!

October 24 to 26 is the perfect time to see one of the most beautiful places in Ontario: the Northumberland Hills, an hour east of Toronto. Take a drive during this most glorious of all seasons – Autumn.  The leaves have turned, but some fields are still green. The country roads yield one gorgeous sight after…

Interview with Marie-Lynn Hammond

Marie-Lynn Hammond is best known as one of Canada’s most-loved singer-songwriters. She is also a writer, editor and successful playwright, who has written both full-length and short plays.   At the 2017 Festival of the Arts, Marie-Lynn produced and performed in a staged reading of her critically applauded musical play Beaux Gestes and Beautiful Deeds. Last winter,…