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CHASiNG SHADOWS PRODUCTiONS is a theatre company based out of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. It is the creative partnership of Singer-Songwriter Will Gillespie and multidisciplinary visual artist Susan Robinson.

It is a mutual collaboration. Will writes the words & music and Susan illustrates, paints, photographs and builds the props, puppets, sets and backdrops. 

This company produced the award-winning original musicals "Swingin' in St. John's" and "Diamond in the Rough."

Currently we are expanding the original, historical Folk musical:

"MINE! True Stories and Legends of the Porcupine Gold Rush"

into a 16-song, 90-minute, 2-act performance.

It debuted in 2022 at the Hamilton Fringe Festival as a 60-minute, 12-song,

solo performance.


For more information, please visit our official company website:

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Martians & Martinis is a fun, romantic romp, set in Niagara Falls

in the early 1960's.

It's a heartfelt, feel-good, romantic, Sci-Fi, Cold War, Alien Invasion,

Buddy Comedy Musical

from the creators of "Swingin' in St. John's" and "Diamond in the Rough"

Written & Directed by Will Gillespie

Puppets by Susan Robinson


Rachel Offer as Honey Moon

Will Gillespie as Buddy Nova, Commander Greenman and the Witness

Pamela Blackwood-Marques as Starla Bright

Matthew Lazaris-Brunner as Special Agent Gary Garrison, FBI and the Stranger

Larry Smith as Sergeant-Major Greg G. Gallagher , RCMP and Frankie Velour

Susan  Robinson as Lieutenant Grey of the Royal Venusian Guard


Chris Cracknell as Big Tony and Princess Glalblulalbp.

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"Martians & Martinis" 

Soundtrack Album



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