Billy Bishop Goes to War - Wikipedia.
During World War II Bishop was in charge of organizing Commonwealth Air Training bases across Canada. He died in 1956 at the age of 62. His family proposed to sell his boyhood home in 1979 but local historian and real estate agent Paula Niall persuaded ex-RCAF members to donate money to buy the home and preserve it as the Billy Bishop Museum.
Billy Bishop Goes to War is coming to Meaford Hall on Nov 4th for one performance only in honour of Remembrance Day and the 100th Anniversary of Billy Bishop receiving the Victoria Cross Medallion. Billy Bishop Goes to War, the award-winning Canadian musical, written and composed by John MacLachlan Gray in collaboration with Eric Peterson brought audiences leaping to their feet at the Roxy.
Billy Bishop Goes To War is on stage at Third Avenue Playhouse (TAP) until Oct. 21. This production features Ryan Cappleman and Drew Brhel and is directed by Robert Boles. Written by John MacLachlan Gray with Eric Peterson, with music and lyrics by MacLachlan, Billy Bishop Goes To War is the story of irreverent hero and Canadian WWI flying ace Billy Bishop.
Billy Bishop Goes to War. This musical drama with a comedic heart tells the story of World War I Canadian ace fighter pilot, Billy Bishop. First assigned to fight in the muddy trenches, Bishop quickly becomes frustrated. In July of 1915, after watching a Royal Flying Corps aircraft return from a mission.
Billy Bishop Goes to War (out of 4) Starring Eric Peterson and John Gray. Directed by Barbara Willis-Sweete. 86 minutes. Playing Nov. 4 to 7 at the Royal.
William Avery Bishop was born on February 8, 1894, to William and Margaret Bishop of Owen Sound, Ontario. He was the middle child of three. His father was Grey County registrar and a strict Liberal, but he had a conservative attitude to life.
Muskoka Chautauqua is proud to partner with Dot The T Productions for this performance of Billy Bishop Goes to War, a Canadian musical written by John MacLachlan Gray in collaboration with Eric Petersen. It dramatizes the life of Canadian World War 1 fighter pilot Billy Bishop and is one of the most famous and widely produced plays in Canadian theatre history. For complete event details.