Welcome to the Canadian sense of humour.
Laughter will again ring through Port Dover and Port Colborne this summer as we raise the curtain on comedy in 2022. Lighthouse will stage an all-Canadian lineup chock full of the Canadian sense of humour, including shows written by Lighthouse favourites Norm Foster and Kristen Da Silva, and a world premiere penned by Peter Colley.
This playbill will take audiences along on five incredible stories including a romance with a country music star, facing off in a real estate battle with an old farmer, meeting a lonely heart in a small town diner in Nova Scotia, discovering deeply hidden family secrets and an adventure in the underbelly of Edinburgh.
Get ready for some of the finest live theatre in the country, Port Colborne and Port Dover are the places to be when looking for the best in summer theatre.”
2022 Summer Season
Shows & Dates
Port Dover , May 18 – June 4, 2022
Port Colborne June 8 – 19, 2022
WRITTEN BY KRISTEN DA SILVA
Twelve years ago, Hannah Taylor was swept away in a night of romance when rising country music star Jesse Emberly rode into the Sugar Road AmusementPark for the Spurs and Hearts Music Festival. Now Jesse’s coming back to town and the whole county is buzzing, but is Hannah ready for an encore performance? Don’t miss this sweet romantic comedy with a country twang.
Buying The Farm
Port Dover June 8 – 25, 2022
Port Colborne June 29 – July 10, 2022
WRITTEN BY SHELLEY HOFFMAN AND STEPHEN SPARKS
When a young real estate agent tries to persuade an old, bachelor farmer to sell his family farm, he figures that he’ll succeed where other agents have failed… until he meets the old farmer’s secretive and high-spirited great niece.
Port Dover June 29 – July 16, 2022
Port Colborne July 20 – 31, 2022
WRITTEN BY NORM FOSTER
Pull up a stool at the best diner in Stewiacke, NovaScotia, exactly halfway between the equator and the North Pole. Recently dumped by his fiancée, Sean Merrit wanders into town looking for a change of pace from the big city, and soon strikes up a relationship with Janine the waitress. To win her heart, Sean will have to survive a grilling by Janine’s three wisecracking friends – and take a leap of faith that this town in the middle of nowhere is exactly where he’s meant to be.
Meet My Sister
Port Dover July 20 – August 6, 2022
Port Colborne August 10 – 21, 2022
WRITTEN BY BONNIE GREEN
The boxes are all packed, and sisters Blanche and Stella are ready to take their mother to her new nursing home. There’s just one problem – mom won’t go. She still has a few skeletons in the closet, and she’s not leaving her house until she’s said her piece. While the sisters bicker about what to do, their mother shouts zingers out her bedroom window, revealing long-buried family secrets that will change their lives forever.
The Real Sherlock Holmes
Port Dover August 17 – September 3, 2022
Port Colborne September 7 – 18, 2022
WRITTEN BY PETER COLLEY
Follow young medical student Arthur Conan Doyle and Professor Bell on an adventure through the underbelly of Edinburgh and over the Scottish countryside as they track down a killer. Clue by clue we watch a tale unfold that will eventually become the inspiration of Conan Doyle’s most famous and fascinating character.
Port Dover September 7 – 17, 2022
Port Colborne September 21 – 25, 2022
CREATED BY CHRIS MCHARGE
A blockbuster live concert featuring music from those legendary artists who got their start at California’s famous Troubadour Club — The Eagles, Bruce Springsteen, Elton John, Neil Diamond, James Taylor, Jackson Browne, Linda Ronstadt, Carole King, Carly Simon, Van Morrison, Cat Stevens, Gordon Lightfoot, Joni Mitchell, and more. Fabulous singers backed by a dynamite live band perform this cavalcade of hits that has been described as “dynamic” and “sensational. GLORY DAYS! is an incredible musical night to remember!
Meet Danielle Hitchcock
Danielle is the artist selected to created the show graphics for our 2022 summer season. Featuring the show graphic artist is just another way for Lighthouse to share all the talented people who go into creating a season of summer theatre.