Plays and Shows
Tilly Mouse lives under an opera house, and she just loves to sing. But whenever anyone sees her, they scream and run away. With determination, imagination and help from her friends, Tilly proves that even a mouse can be a star!
Piaf and Brel: The Impossible Concert
Edith Piaf and Jacques Brel: Two French musical icons. They sang songs of romance, heartbreak, hope and love. They lived lives of drama and passion. This impossible concert, featuring internationally acclaimed vocalist Melanie Gall, relives the adventure and inspiration of their lives and music. With Amsterdam, Milord, La Vie en Rose and other French classics.
"Gall has an astounding voice that leaves audiences breathless. A beautifully rendered and loving homage." - CBC
“Gall is undeniably charming and relentlessly passionate… performing this beautiful songbook with a bel canto vocal style and lovely tone.” – Theatre Is Easy Website
Stitch in Time:
A Knitting Cabaret
Excitement! Drama! Romance! And... knitting?
A scintillating evening of the lost knitting songs of WWI and WWII from Canada, Britain, America and France. Feel free to bring your knitting (or crochet), and stitch along to these funny, poignant, tow-tapping, needle-clicking tunes. Come out and have a ball!
Stitch in Time features over a dozen historic songs, including: More Power to Your Knitting, Nell!, The Knitting Itch, and Knocking at the Knitting Club. breathless.
"Gall's gorgeous voice wraps around you like a cozy afghan." (Saskatoon StarPhoenix)
More Power to Your Knitting, Nell!
Knit one, pearl 1942! More Power to Your Knitting, Nell! tells the story of aspiring singer Sadie Goldstein. Sadie has always wanted to be a star, and she can’t believe her luck when she’s hired as a radio host, to galvanize the ‘soldier girls at home’ who knit for the troops overseas. The only problem is…Sadie hates knitting!
Featuring the WWII classics We’ll Meet Again and Autumn Leaves, as well as several historic knitting (yes, knitting!) songs.
Winner of several performance prizes, including: Best Solo Show (Orlando Fringe), Most Outstanding Performance (London Fringe Festival).
“Featuring hilarious songs about knitting, and one of the most amazing voices I’ve ever heard. Five Stars.”
– Ignite 107
“A wonderful stage performance. The format of the show is completely creative and enthralling, along with Melanie Gall’s onstage presence being quirky, natural and engaging; not to mention her singing voice, amazing and heartfelt.”
– Vancouver Weekly