"A love story, a social commentary, and a mystery wrapped in witty dialogue and
vivid imagery." …
Second up in the 2017 Summer Season celebrating uniquely made in Canada stories,
the Port Stanley Festival Theatre is delighted to present "On a First Name Basis"
by Canada's most produced playwright, Norm Foster. Running from June 7th, in our
newly renovated Grace Auditorium, this sparkling Canadian comedy enjoys an extended
four week run with a closing July 1st.
Those who enjoyed last season's hit show, "The Birds and the Bees" by Mark Crawford,
will be pleased to recognize actors Susan Johnston Collins ("The Birds and the Bees",
"Old Love", "Knickers", and "Mending Fences") and Terry Barna ("The Birds and the
Bees", Mending Fences", "Having Hope at Home", "Harvest", and "7-10 Split") as they
return to the Port Stanley stage. "On a First Name Basis" is directed by PSFT Artistic
Director Simon Joynes, and Stage Managed by Lani Martel, with Set Design by Eric
Bunnell and Lighting Design by PSFT's Production Manager Tony Sclafani. Show sponsored
by the Kettle Creek Inn of Port Stanley.
"David Kilbride has 12 successful spy novels and three failed marriages to his credit,
he also has a housekeeper who's had 28 years of watching from the sidelines! What
happens when employer and employee sit down and become acquainted on a first name
With a varied season, which will appeal to single ticket buyers, subscribers, and
tour groups alike, the Port Stanley Festival Theatre provides another season of
top quality entertainment in 2017.
Port Stanley Festival Theatre Box Office, 302 Bridge Street, Port Stanley, ON
(519)782-4353 Box Office Summer Hours: Tuesday to Friday 10am-4pm, Sat noon-4pm
Inquiries to Theatre Manager, Melissa Kempf and Artistic Director, Simon Joynes