Peggy and Grace
by Bonnie Laing
September 22, 23, 2& 30 2017 @ 8PM
A hilarious and often touching story of two widows who decide to buy a motor home and experience life on the road. In the confines of a camper van and particularly after picking up a young hitchhiker along the way, they find that they really don’t know each other as well as they thought.
Perfect for all who enjoy witty humour and life long friendships
We invite you to step into one universe and leave having visited many. Join us for a night of food, drink, live music and theatre.
Acoustic Slide Guitar Set.
Performance by local musician, Andrew “Stubs” Bain.
Founding member of Kahana, Tom Foolery and Welcome Karma, Andrew Bain has played many styles from Latin to Jazz to Fusion.
Andrew now takes a stab at the blues with one finger.
Andrew lives with his wife in Burnt River, Ontario
Intermission avec hors d’oevres
Constellations, by Nick Payne.
Directed by Kathryn Condon.
Starring Miranda Warren and Seamus McCann.
One relationship. Infinite possibilities.A physicist and a beekeeper meet at a barbecue and immediately hit it off.A physicist and a beekeeper meet at a barbecue but they never see each other again.
They go on a wonderful first date.
They go on a terrible first date.
They live happily ever after.
And they don’t.
Join Marianne and Roland as they experience the familiar ups and downs of falling for, being with, and being there for someone else.
A multitude of possibilities that follow from every single choice they make.
A play about free will and friendship, quantum multiverse theory, love and honey.
*Alcoholic & non-alcoholic options. Wine and soda available to purchase.
This play contains mature themes and language. Mature (19+) audiences only.
A Sherlock Christmas
A Christmas Radio Play
December 9 @ 8PM
Typically, a radio play is staged for the eye more so than the ear, however, ‘A Sherlock Christmas’ has a bit of a twist. Styled as a radio play, but scripted for a live theatre audience, viewers will get to see ‘behind the scenes’ of a radio play: the actors, the live sound effects and the dress of the 1940’s era.
Perfect for those looking to get into the holiday spirit and some festive cheer!
By Norm Foster
February 9, 10, 16 & 17 @ 8PM
February 11 @ 2pm
A classic love story that spans three decades celebrating the pursuit of love, the kind that “makes you breathe just a little faster”
Come enjoy the feelings of nostalgia and stomach butterflies
Murder at the Howard Johnson’s
By Ron Clark and Sam Bobrick – Suspense/Comedy in Three Acts
April 20, 21, 27 & 28 @ 8PM
All is fair in love? Even murder? A woman, her lover and her husband plot to murder each other at the Howard Johnson’s.
For those who want to be on the edge of their seats
To see how we built the set, click here!
My Heart’s a Suitcase
By Claire McIntyre
May 18, 19, 25, 26 @ 8PM and May 27 @ 2pm
About fear and materialistic longing, this play compares an angrily impoverished waitress and a philosophical ceramics teacher in the early stages of Multiple Sclerosis, who are sharing a borrowed rundown seaside apartment for the weekend.
Ideal for those who enjoy deeply emotional and thought provoking plays
Please check out the review’s for this production: My Heart’s a Suitcase, featuring Anwen O’Driscoll from CBC’s Burden of Truth.
Sam Tweedle, KawarthaNOW: “My Heart’s A Suitcase contains fine performances by a fantastic cast of actors, and has been created with passion by Rebecca Bloom and her company.” For more click here
Sara Walker, Kawartha Lights: “This is a show not to be missed. The cast transcends the scriptwriting and fills the theatre with performances that will take your breath away.” For more click here
See How they Run
Our 2018 Summer play is a Fundraising Co-Production with Academy Theatre!
Galloping in and out of the four doors of an English Vicarage are an American actor and actress (he is now stationed with the Air Force in England), a cockney maid who has seen too many American movies, an old maid who “touches alcohol for the first time in her life”, four men in clergyman’s suits presenting the problem of which is which, for disguised as one is an escaped prisoner, and another a sedate bishop aghast at all the goings on and the trumped up stories that are told him.
Starring some crowd favourites: Dylan Robichaud, Ben Whyte, Don Hughes, Mike Crosmaz, Miranda Warren, Sharon Mcnenly-Drew, and Elora Powell!
Featuring Canadian Plays in Honour of Canada’s 150th Anniversary
Waiting For The Parade by John Murrell, Directed by Cindy Durrant
October 21, 22, 28, 29, 2016
Set during the Second World War, this touching story invites the audience to share the lives of five Calgary women as each survives, in her own way, with humour and comradeship. An important story of how the women of Canada kept the home fires burning, in spite of doubt, loneliness and pain.
And Then The Lights Went Out by Andy Garland, Directed by Will Teatro
November 18, 19, 25, 26, 2016
For the last six formulaic detective novels, author Thomas Levine has been recycling elements of noir fiction until the creativity well has run dry. Now Thomas is well and truly out of inspiration, and the seventh novel is due in the morning… or else. Delirious during a summer heat wave and desperate for any possible change of originality, he reaches out to the characters themselves, who have more than a few qualms about the corners they’ve been written into.
‘Art’ by Yasmina Reza, Translated by Christopher Hampton, Directed by Rebecca Riley & Miranda Warren
January 13 & 14, 2017
Originally presented by For A Cause Theatre (FACT) and the Lindsay & District Chamber of Commerce in November 2016. Proceeds were donated to the United Way for the City of Kawartha Lakes.
Whole Lotto Love by Kevin Arthur Land, directed by Caren McNeilly
February 10, 11, 17, 18, 2017
Dwight is an apartment superintendent whose ex-wife suddenly shows up after having left him tend months before. For him, this is a sign of reconciliation, but Lenore has really returned because the lottery numbers they played a year in advance have come up. All she wants is to find the ticket and leave, but her ex has a different agenda.
Kaleidoscope Directed by Altaire Gural
March 23, 24, 25, 2017
A series of scenes from various movies and plays presented by the young
Artwork done by Ilan O’Driscoll
Homechild by Joan MacLeod, Directed by Miranda Warren
April 21, 22, 28, 29, 2017
The stories that shape our lives can remain hidden from those who are nearest and dearest. When retired Ontario farmer Alistair suffers a stroke during a family visit, secret memories are unearthed. His family struggles to make sense of his ramblings about Katie, the mysterious sister he left behind in Scotland when he was brought to Canada as a “home child”.
On Golden Pond by Ernest Thompson – September 18, 29, 25, 26, 2015
The Wild Guys by Andrew Wreggitt & Rebecca Shaw – October 24, 2015
12 Angry Jurors by Reginald Rose (A Youth Group Production) –
Plaza Suite by Neil Simon – February 12, 13, 19, 20, 2016
The Best Little Theatre In Town (A Variety Show) – April 2, 2016
M*A*S*H – adapted by Tim Kelly from the book – April 22 & 23, 2016 at the Academy Theatre
The Cemetery Club by Ivan Manchell – May 13, 14, 20, 21, 2016