Judges: Catherine McKenney, Marg Stubington & Laurence Wall!

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Tone Cluster is delighted to announce that Catherine McKenney and Marg Stubington are both returning as two of three celebrity judges at our upcoming Show Tune Showdown TM fundraising event on April 7th, 2018 at Centrepointe Theatre.

Catherine McKenney was elected to Ottawa City Council in 2014. She is Vice-Chair of the Transportation Committee, sits on the Environment Committee and the Built Heritage Sub-Committee and is a member of the Ottawa Board of Health, the Ottawa Public Library Board and the Ottawa Community Housing Board. She is the first openly LGBTQ woman elected to Ottawa Council. She has made her home with her wife and daughter in the Preston-Somerset area. Catherine cycles year round, walks to work, supports local independent businesses, loves Somerset ward and is the proud adoptive parent of four Humane Society animals.

Marg Stubington is the Music Director of the Canadian Centennial Choir and at First United Church, Ottawa. A native of Montreal, Marg received a B.Mus from McGill University where she studied piano performance, choral arranging, song interpretation and conducting. Since 1995 Marg has directed a wide range of choirs in Ottawa. She was also an instructor of music history and choir at the Ottawa Youth Orchestra Academy. In 2007, Marg developed the KidSingers program, now a thriving children’s choir which is part of the Leading Note Foundation’s OrKidstra program.

Laurence Wall is a 38-year veteran newscaster, reporter, editor and broadcaster with CBC Radio One. For the past 25 years, he’s written and voiced on-air more than 10,000 newscasts and news updates that have kept listeners in the Ottawa area up to date on some of the major events affecting their lives.  Away from work, Laurence has been a fan of Broadway and show tunes all his life. It started when his parents took him to see shows at Winnipeg’s famed outdoor theatre, Rainbow Stage.  Laurence is looking forward to tonight’s show and the chance to hear talented local performers sing some of his favourite melodies.

Tickets are now on sale here and at the Centrepointe Theatre box office.

You won’t want to miss this fun, entertaining evening of broadway theatre and song!