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- Event DateSeptember 29, 2023
- TimeAll Day
- LocationThe Empire Theatre, Front Street, Belleville, ON
About Tom Thomson's Wake - An Original Folk Musical
Two years after renowned painter Tom Thomson’s mysterious death, his friend, his mentor and his lover gather to share memories of Canada's most famous artist. But did any of them really know the man? Through their diverging songs and stories, a new portrait of an iconic Canadian emerges.
Featuring spectacular high-definition imagery of Tom Thomson and Group of 7 artworks from the Art Gallery of Ontario, unforgettable characters and a rousing folk music score by the Shipyard Kitchen Party band, this original Canadian musical will entertain audiences of all ages.
- “Brilliant! The actors, singers and musicianship were unbelievable! Loved the presentation, story and especially the twist ending!” - Roy MacGregor, Globe & Mail
- “A delightful and insightful celebration of the life and times of a legendary Canadian cultural icon, filled with humor, passion and great music. I can’t wait to see it again!” – Eddie Schwartz, Order of Canada, Juno Winner