Newmarket International Festival of One Act Plays has been rescheduled for May 13, 14 and 15, 2021

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.

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NEWMARKET INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ONE ACT PLAYS

September 10,11,12 2020 at the Old Town Hall Newmarket

“The Festival Champion Advisory Board” meeting is on Monday February 24 7 PM in the Community Room at the Real Canadian Super store 18120 Yonge St, Newmarket, ON The community room is on the upper level.

The first order of business is the promotion for submissions of one act plays. Jim Geoghan submitted two plays on the further adventures of Carl and Ida who were featured in his hilarious play “the Next Ivan Sharansky” in last year’s festival. Robert McNeely and Laurie Laing will reprise their roles directed again by Patricia O’Hare. This year’s festival will showcase a Saturday matinee Theatre for Young Audiences production on September 11 and for this the festival is looking for a suitable TYA play. The festival will once again include a One Act Play by Newmarket’s own playwright Norm Foster.

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