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Pollyanna The Musical demonstrates continuing ambition of Theatre Aquarius

Hamilton’s professional theatre aims to grow its revenue base to allow more artistic risk-taking, community outreach and support for young artists. CHECK OUT OUR BEHIND-THE-SCENES AT POLLYANNA HERE! The ambitious spectacle that is Pollyanna The Musical is a fitting way to conclude…
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Incite Foundation supports new musical incubator

Theatre Aquarius’s National Centre for New Musicals gets $500K boost from Hamilton arts support organization founded in 2011 by the late Carl and Kate Turkstra. The Incite Foundation for the Arts is investing $500,000 in the National Centre for New Musicals at Theatre Aquarius. “We are thrilled to…
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Theatre Aquarius announces Canadian centre for new musicals

Funding commitments totalling $1 million are secured for Hamilton-based incubator that will support Canadian composers, lyricists, book writers and theatre artists. Theatre Aquarius has lined up an all-star cast behind the launch of a new musical incubator in Hamilton. The National Centre for New Musicals…
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Maggie is a universal tale of family, sacrifice

Multi-platinum selling music star Johnny Reid wrote the musical in tribute to his Scottish grannie. Its world premiere runs April 19 to May 7 at Theatre Aquarius. Canadian music star Johnny Reid wrote Maggie as a musical love letter to his Scottish grannie. But he hopes audiences who…
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Theatre Aquarius unveils 50th season

Norm Foster, Pollyanna, Anton Chekhov and Tom Wilson on tap for 2023-2024 lineup. From one of Canada’s most celebrated playwrights to the reboot of a classic musical to the world premiere of a true made-in-Hamilton story, Theatre Aquarius is…
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The Dawning of a New Age

 With Theatre Aquarius set to celebrate 50 years of bringing world-class professional theatre to Hamilton, we look back at how, and where, it all began. Artistic director Mary Francis Moore, left, and executive director Kelly Straughan are shepherding a new chapter for Hamilton's Theatre Aquarius, which celebrates its 50th anniversary…