Awards and Praise


Commissioner’s Awards: Presented to (then) co-owners Lyall Murdoch & Marilyn┬áMurdoch by Doug Bell, Commissioner

Canadian Tourism Medallion: Presented by Bea Firth, Minister of Tourism on behalf of David P. Smith, Minister of State for Tourism for “outstanding service to Canadian and World Tourism”

CKRW Little Guy Award: Presented to Grant Simpson and Lyall Murdoch for community spirit, promotional excellence, and professionalism for the benefit of Yukon residents and visitors.

Heritage Award Lifetime Achievement Award: presented by the Yukon Historical and Museums Association for “long-standing contribution to the awareness and interpretation of the Yukon’s history.” (right)

Major National and International Exposure

National Geographic Magazine: double page photograph pages 548, 549 April, 1978 text page 578

Chatelaine Magazine: Gaslight Follies/Frantic Follies were rated #3 of the top ten summer theatres in Canada.

Archie Comic Book: Veronica is mistaken for the replacement dancer, February, 1991 and finds herself onstage at the Frantic Follies. (right)

Jeopardy!: The Frantic Follies Vaudeville Revue was a 1998 Jeopardy Tournament of Champions answer.