Category Archives: Musical Theatre

Donuts of Mass Destruction – Scenes 10, 11 & 12

Scene 10 Board Meeting Chow Down Head Office Poppa Tops, President & CEO, and all the VP’s, including Premier Hoodwink, are sitting around the stone slab table. PT convenes the meeting. PT: Alright. Spinner, let’s get this meeting underway. Spin: … Continue reading

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Donuts of Mass Destruction – Scenes 7, 8 & 9

Scene 7 – Why? Bert’s Place Bert is dejected. He is mucking about his ‘lab’ but is not enthusiastic about inventing anymore. He has lost Betty and his big invention is causing mass destruction. Bert sings a Platters-like song with … Continue reading

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Donuts of Mass Destruction – Scenes 5 & 6

Scene 5 A Rocky Patch – continued (Bert’s place) Bert is standing beside his lever. Occasionally he looks upwards and shakes his head. He covers his eyes. He knows he’s going to be in for it. Betty can hardly keep … Continue reading

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Donuts of Mass Destruction – Scenes 3 & 4

Scene 3 Gravel Pit Four pachycephalosaurs (bulb-headed creatures) obviously dumb, are busting up rock into gravel with their heads. A sign big sign says: “Bust ‘Em Up Gravel Corp. – Powered by Dino-mite!” T-T-T-Tough to be a Dinosaur Four pachycephalosaurs … Continue reading

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Donuts of Mass Destruction – Scenes 1 & 2

Dramatis Dinosaurae Bert, our hero – hadrosaur Betty, our heroine – unaysaurus Poppa Tops, ruthless tycoon – torosaurus Premier Rex Hoodwink, corrupt politician – tyrannosaurus Spinner, VP Communications – TBA Betty’s Mom – mature unaysaurus Tarsands Gang: Bron the Bruiser … Continue reading

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Fastlane to Paradise Synopsis

Presented by Fastlane to Paradise, Doug Jamieson’s new musical theatre work, premiered on October 31, 2019, at the Capitol Theatre in Nelson, BC Canada. Thanks to grants from the BC Arts Council and the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance, the writing of … Continue reading

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A Chopped Up Tale

I wrote a suite for a puppet theatre company in Toronto called the Crankee Consort. It was created and directed by Larry Lewis and Jane Low-Beer. My suite used numerous fiddle tunes as a resource. The instrumentation was classical guitar, … Continue reading

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Jorinda

The opera Jorinda has its own website  which you can visit by Jorinda Website. A video presenting the cast, credits and the premise of Jorinda is on YouTube. Click here: Jorinda Cast and Credits

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