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The Grove Theatre In Fenelon Falls Announces Magical Summer 2024 Lineup

KAWARTHA LAKES-The Grove Theatre announced a summer filled with enchantment!

Immerse yourself in the magic of the Award-Winning Broadway Musical “Into the Woods”, presented under the stars in their breathtaking outdoor amphitheatre.

The Grove Theatre attracts talent from across Canada and our Mainstage Cast and Musical Director are proud to present an outdoor Tribute Concert Series, featuring the timeless hits of Elton John, Dolly Parton, Carole King, and ABBA. Nights at The Grove will guarantee non-stop energy and infectious tunes that will have you dancing beneath the open sky.

With all cast and production members relocating to Fenelon Falls for the summer, this is The Grove’s largest season yet: “We are delighted to present ‘Into the Woods’ as the Mainstage production of the 2024 season” say Co-Artistic Directors, Christy Yael and Sean Cox. “This is one of the most popular musicals of our time, and we are eager to bring its magic to our audiences. It sets the stage for what promises to be an unforgettable season filled with exceptional performances and theatrical experiences.”

Back on The Grove’s stage, the incomparable Jim Cuddy makes a triumphant return alongside a lineup of eight sensational Celebrated Canadian Artists: Steven Page, Measha Brueggergosman-Lee, Big Sugar, The Julian Taylor Band and David Francey, Good Lovelies, Elliott BROOD, and comedians Elvira Kurt and Gilson Lubin. 

Get ready for a summer of magic, music, and memories at The Grove. Subscriptions and single tickets are on sale now. Visit https://www.grovetheatre.ca/buy-tickets to secure your seats today. 

As part of the 2024 Season, The Grove Theatre is also thrilled to introduce Summer Drama Camp—four weeks of fun crafted for kids to explore creativity and play. This is a fantastic experience for children of all abilities, aged 5 to 15, to shine and create memories that will last a lifetime. The Grove Drama Camp promises an unforgettable experience filled with creativity, camaraderie, and personal growth.  The Junior Drama Camp is already sold out, but there is still room for Senior Drama Camp (Ages 11 – 15) Book your child’s spot today!

Through experienced and passionate instructors, campers embark on a journey of self-discovery, artistic exploration, and skill-building in a supportive and nurturing environment.

“Our camp is a space where children not only learn about theatre but also develop essential life skills” says Yael. “A highlight of the Theatre Camp experience is the showcase performance, allowing campers to share their achievements on stage. This empowers them with a sense of accomplishment and pride that extends beyond the theatre, boosting their confidence and self-esteem.”

For more information and registration, visit: https://www.grovetheatre.ca/drama-camp

“Into the Woods”

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Directed by Sean Cox

Music Direction by Geordie Brown

Multiple dates – Opening July 7, 2024, Closing September 1, 2024

A Musical Tribute to Carole King

June 29, 30, July 8, 12 & 17, 2024.

A Musical Tribute to Elton John

July 13, 15, 23, 26, August 3 & 7, 2024.

A Musical Tribute to Dolly Parton

July 28, 30, August 1, 5, 15 & 23, 2024.

A Musical Tribute to ABBA

August 11, 13, 17, 21, 25, 29 & 31, 2024.

Steven Page 

July 18, 2024

Good Lovelies

July 22, 2024

The Julian Taylor Band and David Francey

July 24, 2024

Measha Brueggergosman-Lee

August 12, 2024

Elvira Kurt

August 27, 2024

Elliott BROOD

September 4, 2024

Gilson Lubin

September 5, 2024

Big Sugar

September 6, 2024

The Jim Cuddy Band

September 8, 2024


Details about The Grove Theatre Drama Camp: 

Junior Drama Camp (Ages 5-10yrs)

Week #1: July 22-26 and Week #2: July 29 – August 2, 2024

In a fun and creative environment, campers develop theatre skills, gain confidence and develop social skills through collaboration and performance! Professional teaching artists lead four separate classes focused on acting, singing, and dance, with one specialty class that varies from session to session (i.e. improvisation, fight choreography, stage makeup, and puppetry). The week will culminate in a showcase performance of the play for friends and family! 

Senior Drama Camp (Ages 11-15 yrs)
Week #1: August 12-16 and Week #2: 19-23, 2024
Campers will be cast in, and rehearse, a musical. Throughout the rehearsal process, professional guest artists will be brought in to mentor and work with the campers on audition technique, acting a song, character movement, dance, and more. Campers develop theatre skills, gain confidence and develop social skills through the development of a musical. The week will culminate in a showcase performance of the play for friends and family!

Teen Internship Program (Ages 16-18yrs)

A unique summer internship experience for teens! As teacher’s assistants, this internship experience allows teens the opportunity to learn from theatre professionals about the art of theatre creation while also learning camp counselor skills. This is a fun and creative environment that fosters leadership and communication skills in teens while also being in a space of play and creative expression. This program qualifies for the Summer Cooperative Education Credits through the Trillium Lakelands District School Board. Teens will have the opportunity to meet and work with professionals. At the conclusion of the program, interns will receive letters of recommendations and references to help them in their future job searches and they may apply for available paid summer employment with The Grove Theatre.


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