Category Archives: Musical Theatre

Cinematic Script

Scene 1.            Prelude A new day in the concrete jungle is about to begin. Morris Phist, aka the Devil, is lounging on the top of a skyscraper. He leans against a large clock. He gesticulates and the sunrise accelerates and … Continue reading

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Scene 1 – Time Passing Morris Phist, aka the Devil, adores the relentless passage of time. Just a tick and a tock, a tick and a tock, is all it takes, to be music to his ears. Time Passing provides … Continue reading

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Forty Words for Yes

The Kootenay Musical Theatre Society is excited to present Forty Words for Yes, a 40-part choral work by Nelson composer Doug Jamieson. Forty singers, recorded from around the world, including many talented local musicians, sang the words that mean ‘yes’ in their mother tongues. The 11-minute presentation … Continue reading

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The following are demos of tunes proposed for the CD – Live Concert project called Illumination Jorinda: Another Day, Another Wart – 2015 Jorinda: Be So Quiet – 2015 Jorinda: Fallen Angel – 2015 Jorinda: The Last Straw – 2015 … Continue reading

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Donuts of Mass Destruction!

Donuts of Mass Destruction! Doug Jamieson’s new musical theatre show Donuts of Mass Destruction! premiered in Cottonwood Falls Park, Nelson BC Canada, in June 2022. Generous grants from the BC Arts Council and the RDCK CIP, and the Columbia Kootenay Cultural … Continue reading

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Fastlane to Paradise Stage Presentation

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

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A Chopped Up Tale

In 1987, 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 and Canadian folk songs as a … Continue reading

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Here are three videos of the 2015 production of Jorinda in Nelson, BC. First of all, meet the cast and characters from the show. Here is Act One: Here is the Second and Concluding Act:

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