Exhibits & Events - Community Happenings - Four Play at South Simcoe Theatre

Our play-reading weekend opens this Thursday, May 30th. Each session will present a different set of plays. These readings are lightly rehearsed readings of a variety of works: some old, some new, some rare, some challenging. Tickets ($5.00) will be available at the door of our theatre at the Cookstown Town Hall on Hamilton Street in Cookstown.

Thursday May 30th at 8:00pm

Fade To Black - Written by Darren Stewart Jones, Directed by Judi Cragg

An aging former Hollywood star meets her young, gay, #1 fan. Both their lives are forever changed by the experience.

The 12 Days of Christmas - Written by Angie Carnegie, Directed by JL Durnford

When memories fade, will a Christmas miracle give Emily one last chance to say goodbye? Follow her family’s journey with her disease, filled with frustration, sadness and laughter.

With Love, Bobby Orr - Written by Brendan Main, Directed by Kevin Scharf

A short introduction to Bobby Orr's #1 Fan. A meditation on passion, hockey, and what it means to be a fan.

Friday May 31st at 8:00pm

Between The Lines - Written by Trudee Romanek, Directed by Nancy Smokler

Amid the screaming bullets and bombs of WWII Europe, Sgt. Bob Henson’s training is no match for the moral onslaught: the loss of his innocence, friends, and sense of what’s right. Based on actual letters and experiences, Between the Lines opens the invisible wounds of war and asks — Can we justify them?

Saturday June 1st at 8:00pm

Breathe - Written by Rosaleen Egan, Directed by Joey Ferguson

Gus draws on his deep-breathing therapy when a body is discovered in the hallway and the police knock on his door. This comedic, 10-minute, murder mystery asks the question: Who-dun-what?

Three Week Run - Written by Neil Wicks, Directed by Diana Poulsen

Michael “Mickey” Doyle was a child actor with a top-rated television show over thirty years ago. So, what happened to him since the show was cancelled, and why is he appearing in a small-town community theatre musical for three weeks?

Sunday June 2nd at 2:00pm

Get What You Need - Written by Jackie Bennett, Directed by Chandra Pepper

Nothing good can happen when a church tries to hire the Rolling Stones to raise money. Will clergy need to get naked? Or will rock and roll save the day?

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