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 Pantomime by Newmarket’s-own Playwright Rod Urquhart.
Sir William Tyrone Guthrie the renowned English theatrical director instrumental in founding the Stratford Festival of Canada once said “We are looking for ideas large enough to be afraid of again” We invite you to submit your ideas an register on the festival’s web site info
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?