Changing the weather: Mac grad backs a new musical about Newfoundland

September 18, 2019 | Hamilton
Contributed by Allyson Rowley, Manager, Advancement Communications

Maria and Walter Schroeder outside Hamilton’s Zoetic Theatre, where “No Change in the Weather” was performed in late August. The show is now on a cross-Canada tour. (Photo by Allyson Rowley.)

Ask Walter Schroeder, MBA ’69, how he feels about Newfoundland music and his answer is clear: “It’s some of the most beautiful music in the world.”

He’s taken that passion and combined it with his business acumen to back an original musical production about Newfoundland, now touring across Canada.

“No Change in the Weather” presents the best of Newfoundland music with an impassioned lesson on the current state-of-affairs of Canada’s 10th province. Not only that, the show offers a concrete solution for Newfoundland and Labrador’s current economic woes.

Continue reading to learn more about Walter’s motivation and the show.

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