THE PLAY READING SERIES
VARIOUS CANADIAN PLAYWRIGHTS
"Scenes on a Sunday" - TGB presented a selection of fresh, Canadian plays read by members of the TGB Collective on select Sundays in April 2017! Audiences also enjoyed some appies while listening to some of Georgian Bay's finest talent.
SUNDAYS APRIL 2, 9, 23, 30, 2017 @ 6PM
Upstairs at the Huron Club @ 94 Pine St, Collingwood
For a Good Time, Call Kathy Blanchard by Michael Ross Albert (Tragic comedy)
Four characters—in-laws and extended family—brought together by the imminent death of a matriarch while the Stanley Cup finals play on an old, broken-down television set. Everything seems on the verge of collapse here: the house, the game, and the relationships.
Tables by Alex Karolyi
(quirky comedy) - Plays out a hilarious and touching evening of the customers and waitstaff in a chain restaurant.
Conversations with my Mother by Alison Kelly & Stacey Kaser (comedy)
A dead mother’s ghost just won’t leave her grown daughters alone.
Ladies in Waiting by Kate Kudelka & Lise Maher (historical drama)
Henry VIII’s dead wives have returned to throw him a “welcome to the afterlife” party.
A Weekend in the Country by Adrienne Kress (thriller)
7 people are trapped by snow in a cabin when a dead body is discovered.
This is How We Got Here by Keith Barker (drama)
A touching story about how the parents, aunt and uncle deal with their grief when a small-town teenager commits suicide.
Life in the Raw by Barbara Larose and Rick Jones (drama)
A story based around the writer's family history as told to her by her great aunt, and follows the life of a family in Montreal during the Depression.
Dissolve by Meghan Gardiner (drama)
A university student gets drugged and raped. This script has won awards & toured Universities and various theatres for 11 years.
Colours in the Storm by Jim Betts - (historical musical)
A musical about the story of famous local artist Tom Thomson’s mysterious death.
Seeking Refuge by Rick Jones (musical drama)
Inspired by recent events in Syria and Iraq, a family tries to seek refuge in America.
Rounding the Bend by Eliza Musselwhite - (musical drama)
A one act, slice of life featuring four female leads in their early to mid twenties. The story follows the women as they embark on a summer road trip, and explores the complicated nature of female relationships and the blurred lines between love and friendship.
Jackie Rose Brown