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Murder at Ackerton Manor pays homage to Agatha Christie with a puzzle box of laughs

“All the tropes are in there,” assures playwright-director Steven Gallagher. “There’s a German professor, a dowdy British monarchist, a Southern belle.” Naturally, a murder ensues, and the culprit must be found.

By Nathaniel Hanula-James / May 16, 2024

REVIEW: You’d have to be a grinch not to like Lighthouse Festival’s Jack and the Beanstalk

You’d have to be a real grinch not to like this take on Jack and the Beanstalk, a panto perfect for Port Dover and Port Colborne.

By Taylor Marie Graham / Dec 14, 2023

‘Just bring your joy’: Inside Lighthouse Theatre’s new all-ages holiday pantomime

“I don't think there's anything more powerful than seeing three generations of a family laugh together in a theatre,” says artistic director Derek Ritschel.

By Nathaniel Hanula-James / Nov 24, 2023