Colours In The Storm

Northern River
Northern River,
Tom Thomson,
1915

Colours In The Storm

(A Gallery Of Scenes And Songs About The Life Of Tom Thomson)

Book, Music & Lyrics: Jim Betts

“Northern River” (1989) [As published in Field Of Stars (Volume 2)]
(Music and Lyrics by Jim Betts)
From Colours In The Storm (book by Jim Betts)
Piano/Vocal Arrangement by Ed Henderson and Stephen Woodjetts
Piano Performance by Bob Ashley
Vocal Performance by Jim Betts
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First Production: The Muskoka Festival, 1990, 1991 (Michael Ayoub, Stephen Woodjetts, Ed Henderson, David Juby, Jonathan Whittaker, Suzanne Bennett, Shane McPherson, Ralph Small, and more…)

Selected Subsequent Productions:

  • Tapestry Music Theatre Ontario Tour, 1993, 1994
  • Theatre Orangeville, 1998
  • Theatre Aquarius, 1999
  • Highland Summer Festival, 2012
  • Sheridan College, 2012
  • Lakefield College, 2012
  • Grand Theatre, London, Ontario, 2017
  • Victoria College, UofT, 2017