Veteran actor to participate in local train event (photo)Monday, September 10, 2012 by: SooToday.com Staff
Distinguished actor Jack Wetherall to participate in 2012 train event
SAULT STE. MARIE, ON (September 10, 2012) - The Group of Seven and Glenn Gould Train Event, 2012 is pleased to announce that as part of this year's event, distinguished actor Jack Wetherall will be doing a presentation based on Tom Thomson's letters.
Narrated by Michael Burtch, the program will be staged at Searchmont on September 22.
Jack Wetherall has been a theatre artist for over 40 years journeying from Stratford to Broadway, off Broadway and most recently the Metropolitan Opera.
He has performed in theatre works such as The Elephant Man on Broadway, as well as film (Third Man Out) and TV (Queer as Folk) among others.
A full list of Wetherall's past performances can be found on this website.
If you have been lucky enough to see Wetherall perform, you will most likely remember the charismatic enthusiasm and skill that can only be acquired from years of professional acting experience.
Those who wish to witness his artistic genius are encouraged to participate in this year's event.
This year the Group of Seven and Glenn Gould Train event is celebrating the 94th anniversary of the Group of Seven painting on the Algoma Central Railway and the 80th birthday of Glenn Gould, pianist extraordinaire and devotee of Lake Superior and the Algoma Highlands.
The event includes a presentation on this year's featured artist, Tom Thompson, hot lunch, workshops and musical entertainment.
Participants are encouraged to board the train to Searchmont to view the landscape where the iconic Group of Seven artists are known to have painted.
One day tickets for this event are still available.
For more information, please contact Brittany at 705-949-2301, ext. 4734 or by e-mail.
You can also visit here for further information.
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NORDIK has conducted research on a variety of topics including the social economy, culture and the arts and socio-economic impact analysis.
NORDIK also works closely with Indigenous communities to respond to their research needs.