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  • aliceA...MY NAME IS ALICE
    A musical revue by Joan Micklin Silver and Julianne Boyd
    Director: David Dayler

    June 1, 2, 7, 8, 9*, 14, 15, 16* 2018

    This compilation of thirty writers and composers provides a vehicle for triple threat actresses to reflect on life as a woman through monologues, scenes, dance, and song. Sometimes reflective, often hilarious, it is wonderful entertainment for women and all who love them.

  • heroesHEROES
    by Gerald Sibleyras
    translated by Tom Stoppard
    Director: Graham Clements

    April 6, 7, 12, 13, 14*, 19, 20, 21* 2018

    In this hilarious and poignant translation, we meet three World War I veterans, each with his own strengths and maladies, who meet together to counter the monotony of their lives in a military hospital. Their cantankerous camaraderie becomes strained when they begin to dream of freedom, and Gustave presents an escape plan.

  • steel magnoliasSTEEL MAGNOLIAS
    by Robert Harling
    Director: Diane Brokenshire

    Jan. 26, 27, Feb. 1, 2, 3*, 8, 9, 10* 2018

    In Truvy's beauty salon in Louisiana, we enjoy the witty repartee, the wise cracks, and acerbic and revealing verbal collisions as we meet the ladies. The loss of one of their members brings a sudden realization of their own mortality, and draws on the underlying strength in their relationships as life goes on.

  • morningIT'S MORNING NOW
    by Dermot Nolan
    Director: Brad Rudy

    Nov. 17, 18, 23, 24, 25*, 30, Dec. 1, 2* 2017

    In honour of Canada's 150th anniversary, we proudly present a world premiere by a local playwright. This compelling drama explores an astonishing piece of Canadian history - the life and death of Thomas D'Arcy McGee, from Irish fugitive to heroic founding father of Confederation.

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TheCemeteryClubIvan Menchell - Comedy
May 2, 3, 8, 9, 10 *, 15, 16, 17 *, 2008

Three Jewish women meet once a month for tea before going to visit their husbands graves. Ida is sweet tempered and ready to begin a new life. Lucille is a feisty embodiment of a girl who just wants to have fun, and Doris is priggish and judgmental, particularly when Sam the butcher enters the scene. "Funny, sweet tempered, moving" - Boston Globe. "An evening of pure pleasure that will make you glad you went to the theatre" -Washington Journal

HonourJoanna Murray-Smith - Drama

February 8, 9, 14, 15, 16*
21, 22, 23*, 2008

After 32 years, a marriage shatters into pieces. Acclaimed journalist leaves his wife for a bright young journalist, not much older than his daughter. In a series of intense confrontations, the wife, husband, lover and daughter negotiate the forces of passion, lust, history, responsibility and honour. Darkly comic, highly poetic and uncompromisingly savage.

EthanClaymoreNorm Foster - 
Comedy/Drama

November 23, 24, 29, 30, December 1*, 6 , 7, 8 *, 2007

Young reclusive widower Ethan Claymore, an egg farmer, has given up on ever finding love and laughter again. Much to his surprise, he is visited by the spirit of his recently deceased and estranged older brother, who along with a meddling neighbour, is determined to bring the sparkle back to Ethan's eyes. By coincidence, there's a new school teacher in town who might be just what Ethan needs to help turn his life around. Ethan Claymore will keep your heart warm despite the winter cold!

SteppingOutRichard Harris - Comedy

September 28, 29, October 4, 5, 6 *
11, 12, 13*, 2007

An ex professional chorus girl tries her hardest to teach bumbling amateurs some dancing skills for an upcoming recital. Trying to conquer inhibitions, with an overabundance left feet, it is difficult for Mavis, the instructor, to get her pupils to stop quarrelling long enough to dance. Her students are truly a hilarious, motley but lovable crew who finally triumph at their recital.