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My Invisible Friend: Or How I Learned the Disappearing Trick

A family show by Nova Scotian playwright Cynthia Myers

June 14m, 15m, 21m, 22m, 28m, 29m

Showtime 2pm; All performances in the upstairs performance centre

Tickets $5 (Call 678-8040)

Nora is…well, different. She doesn’t fit in and she doesn’t hang out which makes her perfect target. It’s hard to make friends when you are the bull’s-eye of every practical joke in school - other people avoid her, just out of self-preservation. Nora is lonely; so lonely she invents a friend named, Indi. Everything changes, as life does when you have a real friend, and for the first time Nora is happy. Until people start to notice Nora talking to herself, including the school councilor Mr. Little.

Life gets complicated when Nora’s mom is called into the counselor’s office and gets worse when her new best friend pulls a disappearing act on her birthday!
*Patrons please be advised this production is suited for some nine year olds, and older as it contains then mature themes of bullying and eating disorders.

Sleuth

A Tony award winning thriller by Anthony Shaffer

June 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28, July 4, 5, 6m, 11, 12

Showtime 8pm; 2pm matinee on July 6

Tickets $15/$12 (Call 678-8040)

The ultimate game of cat-and-mouse is played out in a cozy English country house owned by celebrated mystery writer, Andrew Wyke. Invited guest Milo Tindle, a young rival who shares not only Wyke's love of the game but also his wife, has come to lay claim. Revenge is devised and murders plotted as the two plan the ultimate whodunnit.

Jerry Finnegan's Sister

A comedy by Jack Neary

August 1, 2, 8, 9, 10m, 15, 16, 22, 23, 24m, 29, 30

Showtime 8pm; 2pm matinee on August 10 and 24

Tickets $15/$12 (Call 678-8040)

Brian Dowd has spent the last 10 years of his life wrestling with an unrequited "something" for his best friend's sister, who happens to live next door. But each and every time he's spoken with Beth Finnegan for more than 30 seconds, he's ended up with his foot planted firmly in his mouth. Now, Brian's time is about to run out. With recent news that Jerry Finnegan's sister is getting married, the time has come for him to put up or shut up. Like John Wayne in The High and the Mighty, Brian has reached the point of no return. What's he got to lose--except the love of his life! 

My Boy Jack

A drama by David Haig

September 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, October 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18

Showtime 8pm

Tickets $15/$12 (Call 678-8040)

The year is 1913. War with Germany is imminent. Rudyard Kipling, the British Empire's greatest apologist, is at the peak of his literary fame. This play explores the nature of a man who loses his balance when devotion to family and country clash. World War I breaks out, and Kipling's son, Jack, is determined to fight, but the Army and the Navy both reject him because of his extremely poor eyesight. Undaunted, Kipling uses his influence to land Jack a commission in the Irish Guards, sparking off a bitter family conflict.

Babe, The Sheep Pig

A family show by David Wood, based on the book by Dick King Smith

September 20m, 21m, 27m, 28m, October 4m, 5m

Showtime 2pm; All performances in the upstairs performance centre

Tickets $5 (Call 678-8040)

The tale of high adventure in the farmyard that became the hit movie Babe is a captivating play for children young and old. A leading writer of children's plays brings the heartwarming story of the piglet who rises to fame at the Grand Challenge Sheep Dog Trials to the stage.

The Lighthouse

A drama by Nova Scotian Playwright Allen Hume

Oct 24, 25, 26m, Nov 1m, 1, 2m

Showtime 8pm; 2pm matinee on October 26, November 1 and 2

Tickets $15/$12 (Call 678-8040)

The essence of the play focuses on living
in a lighthouse which is the beacon in the life of the family who live there
and the surrounding community. Several family members are engaged in
fighting the war while the rest are trying to resurrect an industry for the
community for those who return. The lighthouse keeper is also the mayor of
the community. The family is close and enjoys family moments while enduring
the heartaches that the war can bring.

Farndale Avenue...Christmas Carol

A festive comedy by David McGillivray and Walter Zerlin Jr.

November 14, 15, 21, 22, 23m, 28, 29, Dec 5, 6, 7m, 12, 13, 19, 20

Showtime 8pm; 2pm matinee on November 23 and December 7

Tickets $15/$12 (Call 678-8040)

In a festive mood, the ladies of the Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen's Guild Dramatic Society mount another assault on the classics with their stage version of A Christmas Carol. They enthusiastically portray a dizzy array of characters from the Dickensian favorite (and a few which aren't), engineer some novel audience participation while bravely contending with an intrusive PA system and a real Farndale first rap their vocal cords and feet around two original, show stopping songs.

Auditions

Auditions for Jerry Finnegan's Sister: April 29 and 30

Meet Brian - a sweet and slightly awkward young man, who's just come to realize that the love of his life is actually his best friend's sister, the girl-next-door, Beth. Join Brian and Beth as they walk through some highly amusing scenes of their shared past, all leading up to Brian's unexpected realization.

This is a very charming and amusing play for two people who are in (or can look like they are in) their early 20s. Auditions are April 29th and 30th at 7:30pm at CentreStage Theatre in the upstairs performance area. If you have questions, please contact Mindy Vinqvist-Tymchuk at mindyvt@gmail.com.

 

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