Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, the fourth annual “Newmarket International Festival of One Act Plays” at the Old Town Hall in Newmarket Ontario Canada has been postponed until 2021.

On May 13, 14, 15 2021 the festival will present six brilliant plays by playwrights from Canada, United States and Australia. Several plays are world premieres, performed on stage for the very first time before the festival audience.

A first for the 2021 festival is a matinee performance of a Theatre for Young Audiences Pantomine by Newmarket’s own Playwright Rod Urquhart.

The renowned Theatre Director Tyrone Guthrie once said

“We are looking for ideas large enough to be afraid of again”

We invite you to submit your ideas by registering on the web site here:

Our New Playbill

Playbill Cast
We need:

Females ages 3- 60ish 3-45ish 2-25-30ish  

Males 10 ages 3-60ish 3-50ish 4-25-40ish 

Total cast 18

Theatre for Young Audiences
Gilda - We need:

Females 10 ages- 10-18ish

Males 10 ages- 10-18ish

Cast 15- 20 

Room for Cream

The further adventures of Carl and Ida in the Subway Sandwich shop on Hollywood Boulevard where they meet once a week. Carl shows up late,

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The book club thief

It is book club night and everyone is supposed to read “The Book Thief”. However, only three of the married wives can make it. It

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Mark My Worms

Mason has been cast in a newly-discovered, never-before-seen play by the world-class absurdist LaSalle Montclare. But the play must be performed exactly as written. And

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Rosa and Leo

Five decades after secretly falling in love in a Nazi concentration camp, Rosa and Leo rediscover each other on opposite sides of the world. Characters

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Gilda

Nature-lover, young and beautiful, but poor, Gilda, who is watched over by Forest Elves, is given the chance to live like a Princess, which she accepts. Taken in by the King and Queen, it’s the King’s evil brother’s son, Denny, who has eyes for Gilda and kidnaps her. Thanks to the Forest Elves and visiting Prince, Poul, will Gilda be rescued in time and returned to her life in the palace?

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