2018 SEASON

 

NEWS

SHENANIGANS SHOWCASE – Sun. May 27, 2018

Sunday, May 27   1:30pm   Free admission Stirling Festival Theatre has made a new friend in the Front Porch Shenanigans. The popular festival – which has talented, local musicians playing on porches all over town – is partnering with the Stirling Festival Theatre on Sunday, May 27 at 1:3 ...

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WASN’T THAT A PARTY? February 2, 2018

by Ken MacDougall   Celtic Kitchen Party was the official kick off of the Stirling Festival Theatre’s 2018 Season. And what a great kick off it was. With a sold out house, Celtic Kitchen Party lived up to its name! There was singing, clapping and dancing in the aisles including yours trul ...

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PANTO AND BEYOND, December 2017

by Ken MacDougall Rehearsals for Little Red at the Stirling Festival Theatre are well under way. Tickets are selling fast and some shows are coming close to selling out. You would be best to pick up yours soon. Milf Life Crisis and Stand Up, Stirling 2 were both huge successes and came very close to ...

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MUSICAL THEATRE PANTO – SO MUCH FUN! December 2017

by Ken MacDougall Well, here we are in the middle of Pantoland. It has been fun watching all versions of the show and seeing the great reactions. The rush of the school shows when 400 kids are screaming. The wonderful mix of the Family shows when the adults chuckle at the jokes just for them and the ...

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LITTLE RED COMES TO SFT THIS MONTH, November 2017

by Ken McDougall   Well, here we are in November. October is behind us and the Halloween costumes are put away. We here at the Stirling Festival Theatre are getting new costumes together. Panto costumes. That’s right, Stirling’s musical comedy panto is just around the corner. Little ...

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CHANGES AT THE STIRLING FESTIVAL THEATRE, August 2017

by Andrew Marre   The Board of the SFT has been reviewing the structure of the Theatre for some time. With the recent changes in programming, the Board has concluded that there is no longer a need for a full time Artistic Director, and, consequently David Vanderlip is leaving the Theatre. The B ...

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HATS OFF TO SEUSSICAL! July 2017

Have you been past the Stirling Festival Theatre lately? If you haven’t, you should, because if you look up at the marquee (that’s the entrance, or to be more accurate the sort of roof over the entrance), you will see not the Cat, but his Hat. Yes, he is in residence, and he has hung his ...

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STILL TIME FOR SEUSSICAL!   July 2017

There’s still time to come and see the Stirling Festival Theatre Academy’s great summer show – Seussical The Musical. It’s a glorious show, in the best tradition of the Academy’s summer shows. It’s just packed with music, laughter and, of course, the wonderful wor ...

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THIS WEEK AT THE STIRLING FESTIVAL THEATRE,  May 2017

by Andrew Marre As I sit and write, the rain is pouring down outside, the Rawdon Creek is as high as anyone living here can remember at this time of year and it barely seems like Spring. But it IS Spring, as you can tell from the daffodils, the tulips and all the other plants coming into flower, des ...

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COMEDY AT THE SFT NEXT WEEK! May 2017

So, at long last the weather is improving – getting warmer and sunnier. And we have humming birds and orioles on our feeders at home, and more and more flowers emerging every day. It’s a great time to be alive. And it’s a great time to go to the theatre, too. Next week, on May 26 t ...

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SFT ACADEMY BRINGS XANADU TO THE STAGE!   March 2017

Remember the 1980 movie Xanadu? It starred Olivia Newton-John, Michael Beck and Gene Kelly. In the film, the mysterious Kira (Olivia Newton-John) appears to assist and inspire a young artist, Sonny Malone (Michael Beck). When she helps him meet up with the rich Danny McGuire (Gene Kelly), the two jo ...

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Last chances to see JACK AND THE BEANSTALK, December 2016

by Andrew Marre So, it’s almost Christmas and what could be better than to celebrate the season at the Stirling Festival Theatre at this year’s musical comedy Panto – Jack and the Beanstalk. This is a wonderful time to work at the theatre; it’s busy every night, everyone is h ...

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