Garden City Productions (GCP) is a community based theatre group located in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.
Garden City Productions Inc. became an official entity in 1956. Its objectives were to establish, maintain, and operate a permanent Canadian repertory theatrical company. Garden City Productions was mandated to promote interests and skills in the arts of the theatre by means of the presentation of plays and other performances. GCP accomplishes this task by undertaking public educational projects and by giving instruction and demonstrating the arts of the theatre.
To date, GCP has produced 90 shows. It has had the honour of having top Canadian and US directors, technical directors, costume designers, and set designers to instruct and demonstrate. It can boast of numerous paid alumni in the fields of their choice having learned from one of the best community theatres in Canada.
Garden City Productions has produced many firsts in producing theatre for southern Ontario. It has staged unique premiere shows and produced unique revues specially designed for the group:
Garden City Productions Inc., 1964 - 2008
2008 - The King And I; Sweeney Todd
2007 - Me And My Girl; Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
2006 - Camelot; Chicago
2005 - The Sound of Music; Crazy For You
2004 - Anything Goes; Oliver!
2003 - Guys & Dolls; Annie
2002 - West Side Story; Cabaret
2001 - Man of La Mancha; Legends
2000 - Jesus Christ Superstar; Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
1999 - Fiddler on the Roof; Who's Under Where
1998 - The Secret Garden; No Sex Please, We're British
1997 - Alan Lund's Vaudeville!
1996 - My Fair Lady; Stages
1995 - The World Goes 'Round; Peter Pan
1994 - Grease; Nunsense
1993 - Lend Me A Tenor; Me and My Girl
1992 - Singin' In The Rain; Brigadoon
1991 - Sugar Babies; Just A Little Musical
1990 - Never Let Go - A Tribute to the '50s; The Music Man
1989 - Kiss Me, Kate; The White Horse Inn
1988 - Evita; 42nd Street
1987 - The Merry Widow; It's De-Lovely It's De-Porter
1986 - Ragtime to Riches; A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
1985 - Gershwin…First Person; Oklahoma!
1984 - Guys and Dolls; Anne of Green Gables
1983 - Curtain Up!; Can-Can
1982 - Sweet Charity; West Side Story
1981 - Jesus Christ Superstar; Fiddler on the Roof
1980 - Hurrah for Hollywood; South Pacific
1979 - On With The Show; Irene
1978 - Happy and Glorious; Oliver!
1977 - The Sound of Music; Camelot
1976 - Anne of Green Gables; The Wizard of Oz
1975 - Gypsy; Anything Goes
1974 - My Fair Lady; Cabaret
1973 - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum; Mame
1972 - Brigadoon; Hello Dolly
1971 - Alice Adams; Fiddler on the Roof
1970 - Annie Get Your Gun; The King and I
1969 - Bye Bye Birdie; The Sound of Music
1968 - The Boy Friend; Funny Girl
1967 - The Music Man
1966 - Oliver!
1965 - Guys and Dolls; Under The Yum Yum Tree
1964 - Carousel
The Operatic Society of Grantham United Church, 1956 - 1963
1963 - South Pacific
1962 - Oklahoma
1961 - Finian's Rainbow; Pajama Game
1960 - Brigadoon
1959 - The Desert Song
1958 - The Quaker Girl
1957 - The Mikado
1956 - The Pirates of Penzance