Cary West


Cary is a veteran comedic actor, who is a regular instructor with the Second City Toronto.  As a founding member of the Canadian Comedy Award-nominated sketch troupe The Closet Primadonnas, he has performed in Fringe Festivals throughout Canada. He is also an accomplished theatre actor with many lead credits to his name. Cary does full... Read the rest of this entry
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3rd Annual Show & Silent Auction Night


BigTime Productions & Richmond Public School proudly present our 3rd Annual BigTime Productions Show & Silent Auction Night, Friday May 10th at Twin Elm Rugby Park. Buffet catered by Bakers Bean, doors open at 6:30, tickets $55, must be purchased by May 1st! This event has sold out both years, so we highly recommend buying... Read the rest of this entry
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Celebrating 21 Years in The Murder Mystery Business


21 years ago today, with the support of some incredibly supportive people (especially Deb & Gab), I started BigTime Murder Productions. Over the years I’ve had the honour & pleasure of working with the most talented, loyal & funniest performers in Canada. We’ve had a great ride, travelled all over the world, and entertained hundreds... Read the rest of this entry
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Bridging the Gulf


With global tensions heating up the Persian Gulf, the Defence Department called in the big guns last month. No, not Bob Hope, but local comedy troupe BigTime Murder Mystery Theatre. The comedy theatrical company, after all, is used to entertaining stressed-out corporate clientele. So, in January, the company shipped out for a 12-day tour of Canadian camps to give our troops some comic relief. Read the rest of this entry
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Troupe offers Gulf troops comic relief


This time, BigTime Murder Productions is heading to the Persian Gulf to entertain the Canadian Forces as part of a touring variety show. Four actors from the company are joining an as-yet-unnamed Ottawa blues-jazz band on the bill. The 12-day comedy tour of duty comes after the company's journey last summer to St. Maarten in the Caribbean. Read the rest of this entry
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Last chance to experience cold blooded murder!


Friday is your last chance to experioence a great murder mystery dinner at the Casino Royale Theatre with the BigTime Murder Production group. The theme of tomorrow's show is "Hari Karaoke" and after the blood-chilling, bone-cracking performance of this show on Tuesday, person who are heading to the show are in for a treat. Read the rest of this entry
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Priceless Hilarity


Letter to the Editor, St. Maarten Daily Herald The cast and characters were incredibly funny and totally professional, all, are well achieved actors and actresses with impressive careers. I’m sure you’ll recognize them from the movies and television. What an unforgettable wonderful eveneing of laughter we enjoyed last Friday night. If you weren’t at Maho... Read the rest of this entry
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Foul play: Staging murders for laughs


by Vito Pilieci, The Ottawa Citizen A small theatrical murder mystery group uses big hair, big attitude and a lot of bad singing to dish out humour. Peter Dillon runs BigTime Murder Mystery Productions, which has annual revenues of $250,000 and performs 140 shows a year. Mr. Dillon founded BigTime in 1992 when the Ottawa... Read the rest of this entry
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Ottawa theatre troupe hits the BigTime


by Jeff Pappone The Ottawa Citizen Company nails contract for NHL all-star game’s gala reception PHOTO: Chris Mikula BigTime Murder Productions president Peter Dillon, front and centre, has landed a contract that will see his troupe performing a murder mystery in front of 5,000 people at the National Hockey League all-star game reception in Toronto.... Read the rest of this entry
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BigTime Radio Drama Presents: Crimes of Fashion


Ottawa Life Magazine If you’re a nostalgia buff who loves old-time radio dramas, or if you just like to laugh your fool head off, you’ll get a kick out of BigTime Murder Productions’ “Radio Play” Dinner Theatre, performed at venues across the region. Local dinner theatre actors appear in major motion pictures. If you’re a... Read the rest of this entry
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