Musical Chairs, May 16, 1982

This is what I remember about Musical Chairs, the one-night fundraising gala that helped establish The Guild Of Canadian Musical Theatre Writers in 1982. It was an amazing night, and it felt like everyone who was anyone in the Toronto musical theatre seven was there, either onstage or in the audience. There was a cast …

Granny Penny’s Great Adventure

Granny Penny’s Great Adventure is my new musical for Smile Theatre – Canada’s greatest little theatre company. This one-hour, 3 actor, musical  will tour to Smile’s wonderful audiences for 8 weeks this Fall, 2018.


Bluenose is a new musical I am writing with Edmonton composer John Estacio. John and I just spent a couple of weeks in Halifax for the Stages Theatre Festival, with Sam Rosenthal and Eastern Front Theatre, working on, and showcasing, some material from Bluenose. Eastern Front Theatre is hoping to produce a small premiere production of …


You can contact Jim at Information about Smile Theatre can be found at Jim’s Literary Agent is: Catherine Knights Catalyst TCM Inc. 310-100 Broadview Ave Toronto, ON M4M 3H3 p. 416-645-0935 c. 647-460-8413