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He Won’t Come in From The Barn

Don’t miss Holstein’s 20th Anniversary of ” He Won’t Come in From the Barn ” – Performed 20 years ago in the  Holstein Park !

The Play is performed  in the beautiful setting of  ” Love’s Sugar Bush ” Theatre.

Performances are Saturday September 7th – Sunday September 8th, Friday September 13th, Saturday September 14th , 2013

For tickets call the Holstein Store : 519-334-3310

Watch the video interview with Director Cindy Aitken


The Play  is written by Ted Johns – Directed by Cindy Aitken

It takes place during the early 80′s when interest rates reached an all time high-double digits. Agriculture that was not protected by supply management systems suffered greatly.  Many farm operations went bankrupt.  Lending institutions as well as government agencies had been urging farmers to expand.  Aylmer Clark did not buy into the plan and kept on farming in the old way.  Wayne, the son, has just returned from college full of ideas for his Father to expand.  Conflicts follow between the two.  As well, Aylmer’s wife, Rose, wants Aylmer to give up farming so they can enjoy retirement.  Aylmer resists and decides to remain in his barn.  The play is both touching and hilarious as the various struggles unfold.


Aylmer Clark————-Ray Love
Wayne Clark (son)——-Bryce Murph’Ariens
Rose Clark—————-Marion Parker
Ralph Clark (Banker)—-Brian Milne
Anton———————–Dean Shannon
Vet—————————-Misty Murph’Ariens
Doctor————————Keith North
Organizer——————–Ann Marie Barnes


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