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Schitt’s Creek: The Farewell Tour – on stage at Casino Rama June 27, 2020
One of Canada’s most loved television sitcom comedy series is coming to an end. However, there’s a chance to bid farewell to cast members in person this summer. Join Schitt’s Creek cast members, including show creators, Eugene & Daniel Levy, along with fellow cast members, Catherine O’Hara, Annie Murphy, Emily Hampshire, and Noah Reid. The live, interactive evening that promises to be fun and insightful while giving fans an insider’s look into the making of the series. Using clips, behind-the-scenes footage, stories from cast members, and some special surprises, fans will have a chance to engage with the actors and creators of the series Variety calls one of “the best TV shows of the year.”
Schitt’s Creek, the critically acclaimed comedy co-created by Eugene Levy and Daniel Levy, follows a wealthy family who suddenly find themselves broke and forced to live in Schitt’s Creek, a small town they once bought as a joke. The series features comedy legends and Emmy® Award-winning actors Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara, and Chris Elliott, alongside breakout stars Daniel Levy, Annie Murphy, and Emily Hampshire.
Schitt’s Creek: The Farewell Tour
Saturday, June 27
SHOWTIME: 8 PM, DOORS OPEN: 7 PM
Tickets are $75/$85/$95/$105/$110/$115
There’s also a show at The Colosseum at Caesars Windsor on June 26, 2020. Tickets.
For Toronto fans not wanting to make the trip outside of the city, there’s an opportunity to get up close and find out more about one of the most popular characters on the show, Moira Rose, at TIFF’s presentations of, In Conversation With… Catherine O’Hara.
The Canadian comedy legend takes a look back at her journey from SCTV to Schitt’s Creek, and her memorable big-screen collaborations with such filmmakers as Tim Burton, Christopher Guest, Mike Nichols, and Martin Scorsese.
Catherine O’Hara was born in Toronto, the sixth of seven children, and grew up in Etobicoke. She began her professional career in 1974 at Toronto’s Second City Theatre, originally as understudy to Gilda Radner. She later joined with fellow alumni to create the sketch comedy show SCTV (76–84), winning an Emmy for writing in 1982. Her many film credits include Beetlejuice (88), Home Alone (90), Waiting for Guffman (96), Best in Show (00), A Mighty Wind (03), For Your Consideration (06), Penelope (07), Temple Grandin (10), and A.C.O.D. (13). She has won four Canadian Screen Awards for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her role on CBC’s Schitt’s Creek (15–20 ), and is nominated for a fifth this year. In 2018, O’Hara was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada. The same year, she reunited with her SCTV castmates in a live onstage interview for Martin Scorsese’s forthcoming Netflix special. In 2020, it was announced she would be honoured with a Governor General’s Performing Arts Award.
Saturday March 28 at 6:30PM – TIFF BellLlightbox – 350 King Street West, Toronto
Tickets range from $30 to $40.
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Bryen Dunn is a freelance journalist with a focus on travel, lifestyle, entertainment and hospitality. He has an extensive portfolio of celebrity interviews with musicians, actors and other public personalities. He enjoys discovering delicious eats, tasting spirited treats, and being mesmerized by musical beats.