Stage Theatre

Production History

2017

Zombie Prom: the Musical *coming this May
Directed by Jordan Richards
Production just announced, more information coming soon

Peter & the Starcatcher 
Directed by Maddy Scovil
A January production back at the Baby Grand Theatre featuring 2 stellar reviews of the show and a 3 week run of this Tony-Award winning play based on a series of best-selling novels. (Kingston debut)

2016

Chicago
Directed by Hailey Hill
This summer production was Blue Canoe's entry into the second Kick & Push Festival, it was performed at the Baby Grand Theatre to a small audience at each performance, set up in a cabaret style.

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Directed by Ryan Cowl and Maddy Scovil
This collaborative production was produced from the first youth arts festival in Kingston, the Juvenis Festival. Though Blue Canoe was credited as a producing company for expenses, a group of 5 students from Queen's University took on the performance and production elements.

Heathers the Musical
Directed by Erin Hand
This production was produced in partnership with Reelout Arts Project as part of the first youth arts festival in Kingston, the Juvenis Festival at the Baby Grand Theatre.

2015

A Chorus Line
Directed by Mike Sheppard and Joey Graff
Blue Canoe's 30th production, part of the first ever Kick & Push Festival, a new summer theatre festival in Kingston, third highest selling Blue Canoe show of all time.

2014

The Producers
Directed by Devon Dafoe
Blue Canoe's first production on the main stage of The Grand Theatre, produced in the summer, featuring the second largest cast and second largest total attendance in Blue Canoe's history.

Pippin
Directed by Tim Fort
This production was produced at the Baby Grand Theatre in April, this was the first attempt at a mentorship production, featuring a production team of paid professional theatre artists.

Nine
Directed by Sean McCabe and Bridget Gilhooly
A January production at the Baby Grand Theatre, 5th highest selling Blue Canoe show of all time and second highest in the Baby Grand.

2013

The Woman in Black
Directed by Devon Dafoe
A found space theatre show, produced in the fall of 2013 in the old jail cells, basement of Kingston's City Hall, this production featured only 10 audience spots per performance.

Anne & Gilbert
Directed by Jordan Richards
Summer production of the Canadian Musical, the highest selling Blue Canoe show and the first to take place at the new Domino Theatre.

Songs for a New World
Directed by Kevin Tanner
Small production at the start of June at the Rotunda Theatre

Aida
Directed by Mike Sheppard
The opera based on stories of Egyptian culture, performed at the Baby Grand Theatre

The Drowsy Chaperone
Directed by Kelsey Jacobson
January production at the Baby Grand of the Canadian Musical, 4th highest selling Blue Canoe show of all time and the highest selling at the Baby Grand.

2012

Avenue Q
Directed by Joey Graff
The Kingston debut of the musical comedy featuring puppets. This production was part of a Summer Arts Showcase produced by Blue Canoe at the Baby Grand Theatre.

Next to Normal
Directed by Mike Sheppard
The Kingston debut of the musical drama, part of a Summer Arts Showcase produced by Blue Canoe at the Baby Grand Theatre.

13
Directed by Mike Sheppard
The second all high school cast Blue Canoe show, featuring a production team of Queen's education students.

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
Directed by Alysha Bernstein
Musical production produced at the Baby Grand Theatre to a nearly sold out two week run, featuring an all female cast.

Cabaret
Directed by Mike Sheppard
After a planned summer 2011 production was canceled, this show was moved to January of 2012 at the Baby Grand Theatre and ran for a 3 week sold out run.

2011

Glengarry Glen Ross
Directed by Kevin Tanner
Tony Award Winning play produced at the Baby Grand Theatre in October featuring an all male cast.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Directed by Mike Sheppard
The musical comedy set in a Roman village, produced in the Rotunda Theatre

Dr. Horrible's Sing Along Blog
Directed by Mike Sheppard and Jonathan Michaels
Comedy based on the youtube hit by Joss Whedon, featuring a series of scenes and songs at the Time to Laugh Comedy Club.

Sweet Charity
Directed by Alexsandra Marzocca
January production of the Broadway Musical at Convocation Hall, Queen's University.

2010

How I Learned to Drive
Directed by Mike Sheppard

Sweeney Todd
Directed by Mike Sheppard
Summer production of the Sondheim Musical at the Octave Theatre

Tick, Tick...BOOM
Directed by Mike Sheppard
The Kingston debut of the Jonathan Larson auto-biographical musical, never finished by Larson before his death, Blue Canoe's first show in the Baby Grand Theatre.

Guys & Dolls
Directed by Mike Sheppard
Production produced at the Firehall Theatre, 1000 Islands Playhouse in Gananoque during their off season.

John & Jen
Directed by Megan Scarbrough
Kingston debut of the two-hander musical produced in the former studio 102 in Queen's Theological Hall.

2009

Bye Bye Birdie
Directed by Mike Sheppard
The classic Braodway Musical produced at the Octave Theatre, Blue Canoe's first 2 week run

Rent: School Edition
Directed by Mike Sheppard
The Kingston debut of the musical by Jonathan Larson at the Octave Theatre.

Titus Andronicus
Directed by Ryan LaPlante
The formation of Vagabond Theatre (now Queen's Vagabond) after this production at the Wellington Street Theatre.

2008

Into the Woods
Directed by Mike Sheppard
Blue Canoe's first Kingston summer musical, produced at the Wellington St Theatre.

7 Stories
Directed by Adrian Maybee
Morris Paynch play at the Wellington St Theatre

2007

Seussical: The Musical
Directed by Mike Sheppard
Blue Canoe's first musical, at Dreams in Motion dance stuido in Gananoque, funded by the Town of Gananoque Community Grant

That Summer
Directed by Mike Sheppard
Blue Canoe's first production, at the Wellington St Theatre, funded by the Community Foundation of Greater Kingston


 


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