Backyard Theatre Company students to perform Foxton’s Founder’s Day: The Story of Mr Fox at the SRSS Theatre

The Steinbach Arts Council with the Backyard Theatre Company are thrilled to announce the latest production, “Foxton Founders Day: The Story of Mr. Fox”. This heartwarming play, set to captivate audiences of all ages, emphasizes the importance of working together and owning up to one’s mistakes to create a better world. Scheduled for a one-night-only performance, this production promises to be a memorable event celebrating the values of community and personal growth.

Directed by Jeremy Plett, and produced by Akecia Peters, “Foxton Founders Day: The Story of Mr. Fox” brings together a dynamic cast of young actors from the Southeast. These dedicated kids have poured their hearts into creating a performance that is as entertaining as it is meaningful.

The Backyard Theatre Company is proud to provide a platform for these young performers to showcase their talents while delivering a powerful message. “Theatre teaches kids empathy and understanding, laying the foundation for a lifetime of compassionate connections and I wanted to give the kids a chance to put on a show that reflects that,” says director Jeremy Plett. “With ‘Foxton Founders Day’, we aim to explore the significance of community involvement and the courage it takes to admit and learn from our mistakes.”

Don’t miss this lighthearted evening of theatre that promises not only to entertain but also to inspire. Join us at the Steinbach Regional Secondary School Theatre at 6:30pm for “Foxton Founders Day: The Story of Mr. Fox” and be part of a celebration of the values that make our communities stronger and our hearts kinder.

Tickets are selling fast! To purchase tickets for this production, please visit our website at or contact the Steinbach Arts Council office at 204-346-1077.


Contact: Cassandra Kornelsen, Manager of Community Programs