Carousel Players

Simon (Devin Mackinnon) and Jake (Edmund Stapleton). Photos by Barsin Aghajan. Hannah Anderson writes: Laughing and learning – what more could you want from a children’s show? These are just two things that you will do while watching Carousel Players’ Spelling 2-5-5, directed by Jessica Carmichael, which played in Robe…

February 26, 2016 The cast of Spelling 2-5-5 has embarked on a fun and educational journey travelling from school to school performing for grades 4-8 across the Niagara region. Spelling 2-5-5 promotes a better understanding of children who are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and the issues they face both at hom…

The DARTCritics recently saw The Incredible Speediness of Jamie Cavanaugh produced by Carousel Players at the Sullivan Mahoney Courthouse Theatre. Taking on the interesting challenge of reviewing YA (young adult) theatre, here’s what two critics thought of the production: Actors Amelia Sargisson and Sean Baek. Photo: B…

Set designer Nigel Scott with DARTcritics Natalie Allaire (left), Cole Larson, and Trella Noctor at Carousel Players’ offices in St. Catharines. Photos by Jane Gardner. Natalie Allaire, Cole Larson, and Trella Noctor write: Picture three buildings. The buildings to the left and right are houses, and the center building…

Richards (left) and Griffith with Céspedes and Bolin (background) in The Power of Harriet T 1 March 2014: Carousel Players’ mandate is to create professional theatre for young audiences aged 5-15. So, what impression would one of their shows have on a group of University students? The DARTcritics reviewed Carousel’s pr…