Plays

 
 

NOTE: Some plays may still require actors.

All plays will be performed at the Alumnae Theatre in Toronto on the Mainstage, Studio or the Trinity Room.

Rehearsals will take place in April-May. The exact schedule will be determined by each director in discussion with the actors.


redShow plays – intense and provocative

Shifting Emojis by Robin Miller Currás

3 Females. Do you like your plays relevant and current? Tech: Sat May 25, 9:30 am – 11:30 am; Mon May 27, 5:10 pm – 6:30 pm; redShow dress; Wed May 29, 4:30 pm –7:00 pm; redShow performances: Thurs. May 30, 6 pm- 9:30 pm; Fri. June 1, 7 pm- 9:30 pm; Sat. June 1, 5 pm - 7:30 pm; Wed. June 5, 7 pm - 9:30 pm; Sat. June 8, 7 pm - 9:30 pm.  You will be asked to read pages 3-4 from the script.


One Small Step by Lawrence Aronovitch 

2 Males. 1969. The moon landing. A knock at the door. And the aftermath of a love affair gone sour. Caustic yet tender. Tech: Sat May 25, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm; Mon May 27, 5:40 pm – 7:20 pm; redShow dress; Wed May 29, 4:30 pm –7:00 pm; redShow performances: Thurs. May 30, 6 pm- 9:30 pm;  Fri. June 1, 7 pm- 9:30 pm; Sat. June 1, 5 pm - 7:30 pm; Wed. June 5, 7 pm - 9:30 pm;Sat. June 8, 7 pm - 9:30 pm.  You will be asked to read pages 6-7 from the script.


Blood by Yael Haskal

2 Females. Do you like your plays rich with metaphor? Tech: Sat May 25, 11:30 pm – 1:30 pm; Mon May 27, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm; redShow dress; Wed May 29, 4:30 pm –7:00 pm; redShow performances: Thurs. May 30, 6 pm- 9:30 pm; Fri. June 1, 7 pm- 9:30 pm; Sat. June 1, 5 pm - 7:30 pm; Wed. June 5, 7 pm - 9:30 pm; Sat. June 8, 7 pm - 9:30 pm. You will be asked to read pages 5-6 from the script.


Faith on Tuesday by Thomas C Dunn

2 Males. A disturbed man holds another at gunpoint believing he can save them both from a fate worse than death. Tech: Sat May 25, 1:10 pm – 3:10 pm; Mon May 27, 7:20 pm – 9:00 pm; redShow dress; Wed May 29, 4:30 pm –7:00 pm; redShow performances: Thurs. May 30, 6 pm- 9:30 pm; Fri. June 1, 7 pm- 9:30 pm; Sat. June 1, 5 pm - 7:30 pm; Wed. June 5, 7 pm - 9:30 pm; Sat. June 8, 7 pm - 9:30 pm.  You will be asked to read pages 3-4 from the script.


The Stand by Caity-Shea Violette

2 Females. After surviving years of abuse, Alicia is behind bars for her husband's murder - and she must make an impossible choice. A captivating drama. Tech: Sat May 25, 2:10 pm –  4:10 pm; Mon May 27,  8:10 pm – 9:30 pm; redShow dress; Wed May 29, 4:30 pm –7:00 pm; redShow performances: Thurs. May 30, 6 pm- 9:30 pm; Fri. June 1, 7 pm- 9:30 pm; Sat. June 1, 5 pm - 7:30 pm; Wed. June 5, 7 pm - 9:30 pm; Sat. June 8, 7 pm - 9:30 pm. You will be asked to read pages 3-4 from the script.


Homo for Christmas by John Bavoso

4 Females/Male. Ashley brings her new girlfriend home for Christmas to meet her family... who turn out to be exceptionally bad at dealing with change. Festive and frenzied! Tech: Sat May 25, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm; Mon May 27, 8:40 pm – 10:30 pm; redShow dress; Wed May 29, 4:30 pm –7:00 pm; redShow performances:  Thurs. May 30, 6 pm- 9:30 pm; Fri. June 1, 7 pm- 9:30 pm; Sat. June 1, 5 pm - 7:30 pm; Wed. June 5, 7 pm - 9:30 pm; Sat. June 8, 7 pm - 9:30 pm. You will be asked to read pages 5-6 from the script.


blueShow plays - intriguing & expansive

Just a Game by Katie Murphy

2 Male. Today’s Millennials will relate to a virtual reality that touches a deeper truth. Tech: Sun May 26, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm; Tues May 28, 5:10 pm – 6:30 pm; blueShow dress: Wed May 29, 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm; blueShow performances: Thurs. May 30, 8 pm – 10:30 pm; Sat. June 1, 7 pm - 9:30 pm; Thurs. June 6, 6 pm - 8:30 pm; Fri. June 7, 7 pm – 8:30 pm; Sat. June 8, 5 pm - 7:30 pm. You will be asked to read pages 4-5 from the script.


Old Age and Treachery by Wyatt Lamoureux

Male/Female. If you're the last man on earth, is it wise to argue with the last machine? An Armageddon comedy. Tech: Sun May 26, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm; Tues May 28, 5:40 pm – 7:20 pm; blueShow dress: Wed May 29, 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm; blueShow performances: Thurs. May 30, 8 pm – 10:30 pm; Sat. June 1, 7 pm - 9:30 pm; Thurs. June 6, 6 pm - 8:30 pm; Fri. June 7, 7 pm – 8:30 pm; Sat. June 8, 5 pm - 7:30 pm.


Strings by Brian Cern

Female/Male. After a lifetime of pain, an impossible woman from out of a legend demands to have her voice heard, over that of her more famous family. An imaginative feminist perspective. Tech: Sun May 26, 12:40 pm – 2:40 pm; Tues May 28, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm; blueShow dress: Wed May 29, 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm; blueShow performances: Thurs. May 30, 8 pm – 10:30 pm; Sat. June 1, 7 pm - 9:30 pm; Thurs. June 6, 6 pm - 8:30 pm; Fri. June 7, 7 pm – 8:30 pm; Sat. June 8, 5 pm - 7:30 pm. You will be asked to read pages 2-3 from the script.


Chain Link by Deb Hiett

Male/Female. Poetic storytelling of a refugee and her relationship with the rest of the world. Tech: Sun May 26, 1:40 pm – 3:40 pm; Tues May 28, 7:20 pm – 9:00 pm; blueShow dress: Wed May 29, 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm; blueShow performances: Thurs. May 30, 8 pm – 10:30 pm; Sat. June 1, 7 pm - 9:30 pm; Thurs. June 6, 6 pm - 8:30 pm; Fri. June 7, 7 pm – 8:30 pm; Sat. June 8, 5 pm - 7:30 pm. You will be asked to read pages 2-3 from the script.


Take Me Out by Chip Bolcik

2 Male. Bonds are created in the strangest of places. Touching. Tech: Sun May 26, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm; Tues May 28,  8:10 pm – 9:30 pm; blueShow dress: Wed May 29, 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm; blueShow performances: Thurs. May 30, 8 pm – 10:30 pm; Sat. June 1, 7 pm - 9:30 pm; Thurs. June 6, 6 pm - 8:30 pm; Fri. June 7, 7 pm – 8:30 pm; Sat. June 8, 5 pm - 7:30 pm. You will be asked to read pages 3-4 from the script.


Stargazer by Greg Gould

2 Males/Female. Who imagined visiting earth could be so out-of-this-world fun. Tech: Sun May 26, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm; Tues May 28,  8:40 pm – 10:30 pm; blueShow dress: Wed May 29, 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm; blueShow performances: Thurs. May 30, 8 pm – 10:30 pm; Sat. June 1, 7 pm - 9:30 pm; Thurs. June 6, 6 pm - 8:30 pm; Fri. June 7, 7 pm – 8:30 pm; Sat. June 8, 5 pm - 7:30 pm. You will be asked to read pages 4-5 from the script.


whiteShow plays – intimate and personal

Extended Time by Beth Novick

Male/Female. Detentions can derail or they can disarm. A poignant drama. Tech: Sat May 25, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm; Mon May 27, 5:30 pm – 7:20 pm; whiteShow dress: Wed May 29, 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm; whiteShow performances: Thurs. May 30, 8 pm - 9:30 pm; Fri. May 31, 7 pm – 9:30 pm; Sat. June 1, 3 pm – 9:30 pm; Mon June 3, 7 pm – 9:30 pm; Wed June 5, 7 pm – 9:30 pm; Thurs. June 6, 6 pm – 8:30 pm; Sat. June 8, 1 pm - 7:30 pm. You will be asked to read pages 5-6 from the script.


It Takes A Village by Faith De Savigne´

1-2 Males/ 3-4 Females. Tough love or misplaced benevolence. You decide. Tech: Sat May 25, 11:00 am – 1 pm; Mon May 27, 5:30 pm – 7:20 pm;  whiteShow dress: Wed May 29, 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm; whiteShow performances: Thurs. May 30, 8 pm - 9:30 pm; Fri. May 31, 7 pm – 9:30 pm; Sat. June 1, 3 pm – 9:30 pm; Mon June 3, 7 pm – 9:30 pm; Wed June 5, 7 pm – 9:30 pm; Thurs. June 6, 6 pm – 8:30 pm; Sat. June 8, 1 pm - 7:30 pm. You will be asked to read pages 3-4 from the script.


Three Lotus Flowers by Kay Adshead

Female. A piercing and disturbing monologue. Tech: Sat May 25, 12:00 pm – 2 pm; Mon May 27, 7:00 pm – 8:20 pm; whiteShow dress: Wed May 29, 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm; whiteShow performances: Thurs. May 30, 8 pm - 9:30 pm; Fri. May 31, 7 pm – 9:30 pm; Sat. June 1, 3 pm – 9:30 pm; Mon June 3, 7 pm – 9:30 pm; Wed June 5, 7 pm – 9:30 pm; Thurs. June 6, 6 pm – 8:30 pm; Sat. June 8, 1 pm - 7:30 pm.  You will be asked to read pages 9-10 from the script.


The Sum of Your Experience by Trace Crawford

2 Male. Your money or your life? You can't get away with both. All of us are, after all, the sum of our experiences. Think Twilight Zone. Tech: Sat May 25, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm; Mon May 27, 7:00 pm – 8:20 pm; whiteShow dress: Wed May 29, 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm; whiteShow performances: Thurs. May 30, 8 pm - 9:30 pm; Fri. May 31, 7 pm – 9:30 pm; Sat. June 1, 3 pm – 9:30 pm; Mon June 3, 7 pm – 9:30 pm; Wed June 5, 7 pm – 9:30 pm; Thurs. June 6, 6 pm – 8:30 pm; Sat. June 8, 1 pm - 7:30 pm. You will be asked to read pages 1-2 from the script.


Catch a Falling Knife by John AD Fraser

Male/Female. Do you like your plays filled with intrigue? All good plays are mystery plays. Tech: Sat May 25, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm; Mon May 27, 8:00 pm – 9:20 pm; whiteShow dress: Wed May 29, 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm; whiteShow performances: Thurs. May 30, 8 pm - 9:30 pm; Fri. May 31, 7 pm – 9:30 pm; Sat. June 1, 3 pm – 9:30 pm; Mon June 3, 7 pm – 9:30 pm; Wed June 5, 7 pm – 9:30 pm; Thurs. June 6, 6 pm – 8:30 pm; Sat. June 8, 1 pm - 7:30 pm. You will be asked to read pages 7-8 from the script.Male


Wine Night by Rhiannon Ciara Houch

5 Females. A play that get you thinking about today’s ‘Call-out Cutlure’. Tech: Sat May 25, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm; Mon May 27, 8:00 pm – 9:20 pm; whiteShow dress: Wed May 29, 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm; whiteShow performances: Thurs. May 30, 8 pm - 9:30 pm; Fri. May 31, 7 pm – 9:30 pm; Sat. June 1, 3 pm – 9:30 pm; Mon June 3, 7 pm – 9:30 pm; Wed June 5, 7 pm – 9:30 pm; Thurs. June 6, 6 pm – 8:30 pm; Sat. June 8, 1 pm - 7:30 pm. You will be asked to read pages 5-6 from the script.