Tom Thomson’s Wake

Premiere dates: October 19 and 20, Simcoe Street Theatre, Collingwood. Tickets here.

Loggers, rangers, friends and lovers gather to share their memories of Algonquin Park’s most famous resident – Tom Thomson. Through their songs and stories, a new portrait of the iconic painter emerges.

Featuring an original score by the Shipyard Kitchen Party, creators of the award winning production “100 Years from Now.” And featuring Craig Ashton, Julie Leblanc and Dean Hollin.

This premiere performance is part of the Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts Fourth Annual Storytelling Festival.

 

Image: Tom Thomson, Canoe and Lake, Algonquin Park Spring 1913