<![CDATA[Optimistic Music Company - News]]>Wed, 19 Feb 2020 11:15:21 -0800Weebly<![CDATA[Under the Same Sky & The 100th Anniversary of the Iolaire Disaster]]>Fri, 04 Jan 2019 00:37:01 GMThttp://optimisticmusicco.com/news/under-the-same-sky-the-100th-anniversary-of-the-iolaire-disasterThe 1st January 2019 marks 100 years since the sinking of the Iolaire.  This event is one of the background pieces that are the basis for the story in Under the Same Sky.  More information about this event can be found on the BBC and Guardian.]]><![CDATA[Mary Grannan Declared National Historic Person]]>Mon, 21 May 2018 00:00:02 GMThttp://optimisticmusicco.com/news/mary-grannan-declared-national-historic-personParks Canada have declared Mary Grannan a national historic person.  More information can be found here.]]><![CDATA[Welcome to our website]]>Mon, 07 Aug 2017 01:33:08 GMThttp://optimisticmusicco.com/news/welcome-to-our-new-websiteWe are excited to have an opportunity to update our website.  OMC has recently produced their new musical romance Under the Same Sky.  Our latest musical, Just Mary, is a current project in collaboration with Margaret Hume.  Margaret is the author of Just Mary, the biography of Mary Grannan, the creator of the Just Mary stories and the radio and TV series Maggie Muggins. Mary Grannan's career with the CBC ran from 1939 to 1962.

We are hoping to attract theatre companies to produce this musical or one of our previous works.
Optimistic Music is pleased to report that Mary Grannan has been designated a National Historical Person by Parks Canada.  More information can be found here.