Shane Peacock

AUTHOR

Theatre

The Great Farini: The Play

1994

poster for theatre production of The Great Farini

Performed at The 4th Line Theatre, Millbrook, Ontario, July-August, 1994, telling the spectacular life of The Great Farini, a boy from Port Hope, Ontario. A veritable circus was incorporated into this outdoor production, with the great Nicky Dewhurst from Cirque du Soleil on the high-wire above the heads of the audience, and Erik Burns on […]

The Art Of Silent Killing

2006

Photo from theatre production The Art of Silent Killing

Performed at The 4th Line Theatre, Millbrook, Ontario, August-September 2006 to a sold-out season. A young Canadian man and woman are trained to be spies at Camp X in southern Ontario during World War II. There they do something truly surreptitious – they fall in love, and hide that fact from their superiors. When they […]

The Devil and Joseph Scriven

1999

photo from play The Devil and Joseph Scriven

Performed at The 4th Line Theatre, Millbrook, Ontario, July-August, 1999; and brought back by popular demand July-August, 2000. These productions played before more than 10,000 spectators, telling the dark story of Joseph Scriven, the strange country preacher who wrote the legendary hymn “What a Friend We Have in Jesus” but never took credit for it. […]