Notes from the Rehearsal Hall

June 20, 2016.  A rare full moon summer Solstice.  The energy in the ballroom of the Campbell House is electric as 45 artists gather for the first readthrough of the 2016 summer production of Hogtown.  I am filled with gratitude that I get to be a part of this amazing experience!

If you saw the show in January, you’re gonna want to book your tickets now, and come back, storylines have been expanded, new characters have been added – who knew Prohibition could be this exciting!  And speaking of which, for the summer run the Speakeasy will be operating as a, well, you know, Speakeasy.  (But since I (Tara) am playing Mary O’Grady Hunt, chairwoman of the WCTU, the less I know about the shenanigans going on down in the Speakeasy the better!)

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Hogtown is coming back! July & August

I’m very excited for Hogtown to return to Toronto! The creative team has been rewritting the script and rehearsals are due to start very soon. There are a lot of great new changes coming.
I am a swing for the show, covering the roles of Mary O’Grady, June-Mable (Temperance women) and Marilyn Foster (the mayor’s wife). Tara Baxendale is also back for more Temperance lady action as Mary O’Grady.
Come see how the show has changed! Or if you haven’t seen the show yet, come see what all the fuss is about.

Purchase Tickets:
hogtown summer poster
Previews: July 6-13 / $39
Opening Night: July 14 / $75
Regular Performances: July 15-August 28th / $45

Groups of 15 or more save 20%
Contact The Campbell House at 416-597-0227 x2 to book your group!

Performance Information:
Tuesday – Saturday evenings @ 7:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday matinees @ 2:00 pm
The door opens 1/2 hour before the performance begins.

A cash bar will be available.

Campbell House Museum
(at Osgoode Subway Station)
160 Queen Street West
Toronto M5H 3H3

Please note: This is an ambulatory production which takes place on many levels of a historic building. Audience members will be required to climb stairs.

Parking available on University Ave. after 6pm
There are paid parking lots nearby: under City Hall; under the Four Seasons Centre for Performing Arts; and just north on St. Patrick Street.