b'Wecloseoursummerwithanexciting,site-specificITS A NEW STAGEadaptation ofCyrano de Bergerac . Originally slated for the summer of 2020, director Liam Lynch has waited two years to tell the story of the original swashbuckling, swooning Spend The Summer With Us at Scugog ShoresMuseum Villageadventure-poet, who also reminds us of the tender sacri-fice we make for those to whom we give our hearts. Something Plays July 12In addition to our three mainstage productions, we are PunchFrom From The to August 27 Up bringing backPlays From The Pastfor two performanc-Nothing Past Cyrano es only. This popular mixed staged reading program from Beyond Words July 26 -2021 returns to look back at the plays of the early 20th July 12 -17 July 24 August 6 August 16 - 27 century and finds that comedy, tragedy, social commen-tary and entertainment abound.Its been two years of sitting behind screens,actor,director,choreographer,educatorandWatch for more programming to be announced that standing six feet apart and not making physi- playwright. Over the past thirty-five years, hemakes the most of our new location, including Pop Up cal contact with each other. This season, we welcome backhas performed across Canada at the Stratford Festival,Theatremini-performancesonthemuseumsFamily theatre that gets off the page, onto the stage and back intoTheatreNewBrunswick,NationalArtsCentre,BanffDay Thursdays and Alfresco Fridays. And theres a ticket our bodies. And this season we welcome our patronsCentre, Tarragon, Odyssey, Y.P.T. Centaur and many oth- option for everyone from $5 For Under 25s, to Pay What to our new summer venue at Scugog Shores Museumers. Together with our summer company, Andy will createYou May Thursdays and Group Sales. All performances Village, under our new performance tent! anoriginalnewwork,suretobefullofenergyandare outdoors on the museum grounds and weve even Celebrating the power of theatre to communicate be- surprises. got Half Capacity Tuesdays. General admission seating yond words, this landmark season features three produc- Next up isPunch Upby Kat Sandler, directed by ar-please bring your own chairs! The wearing of masks is tions that exercise our artists creativity and entertain ourtistic director, Carey Nicholson. A contemporary life andstill encouraged. audiences in a way that we havent been able to experi- death tragicomedy of three misfits, Punch Up navigatesTicket prices include adult admission to Scugog Shores ence for far too long. a hostage situation and a life-or-death comedy lesson toMuseum Village, so come spend the summer with us. We The season kicks off in mid July with a variation on ourshow just how far well go for a laugh, and along the waycant wait to welcome you back!Something From Nothing celebrates some of the most iconic moments and schticksFull season details and tickets available atnew play workshop. This years guest artist is Andy Massingham, a Dora Award-winningof classic comedy. www.theatreontheridge.caWe are overwhelmed by the incredible turnout and the amazingsupport we have received for the Hike for Hospice that took THANKplace on June 5th. Thank you for showing up for hospice care inour community! Thank you for helping us raise awareness for YOU!what Oak Ridges Hospice does so that more people can benefitfrom our services. And Thank You for helpingto raise criticalfunds for this essential service so that our friends, neighbours andrelatives who may one day need compassionate end-of-life carecan find it at the Morgan & Sidhu House. oakridgeshospice.com34FOCUS - JULY 2022'