Play Time - Theatre Burlington's spring 2024 short play festival

Play Time – Short Play Festival

Theatre Burlington is proud to present our first annual short play festival.

Come and enjoy eight short plays (approximately 10 minutes each), written, directed and acted by local playwrights, directors and actors.  The topics of the plays run the gamut from SciFi, to humour, and drama, and maybe, even a little farce.

For more details on each play, see below…

Friday, June 28, 2024 @ 7:00 PM
Saturday, June 29, 2024 @ 2:00 PM (Matinee show)
Saturday, June 29, 2024 @ 7:00 PM

Curtain: Evening shows at 7:00 PM / matinees at 2:00 PM

Please note: Some plays contain strong language

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Cash payment and ticket pickup available at the door.

Masks are strongly advised for all people attending to help protect fellow patrons, cast and crew. 

The Plays

Dreamers, by Daniel Gilbert
A SciFi comedy where dreaming is way better than reality.

Classroom, by Michael Brown
A retiring teacher encounters a young night school student trying to work her way off the streets.  He has a proposition that will change their lives.

St. Peter’s Brawl, by Glen Benison
It is month end and a struggling manufacturing company is trying to ship out as much product as possible to appease the Corporate Executives overseas.  There are obstacles.

Retribution, by Bev Heilbron 
A deceased woman’s husband comes face to face with her perpetrator and seeks his own form of revenge.

House On A Hill, by John Lawrence Reynolds
A young man is getting ready to meet his fiancée’s parents, and has hopeful expectations.  Not everything is as it seems at first.

Pandora’s Box, by Michael Brown 
Mark, a romantic, and Warren, a cynic, share an apartment.  When Mark announces that he is getting together with his ex-girlfriend, all hell breaks loose.  Literally.

Hopes and Dreams, by Tony Corrie
A woman visits a prisoner in jail.  She appears to be a saving angel, but looks are deceiving.

Valentines Day, by Wendy Oughtred
When two people randomly meet on a park bench, they soon discover that each of them is struggling with a problem.  Empathy and understanding grows as they take the time to really listen to each other.

Emcee …Tony Corrie
Stage manager … Mark Collis
Stage crew … Nancie Mleczko
Lighting Designer … Chuck Learn
Lighting Operator … Chuck Learn
Lighting Crew … TBA
Lobby Music … J. R. Hewson
Front of House … Barb Pollard
Publicity … Fay Bonano, Kathy Hyde-Nagel
Poster Design … Robynne Jamieson
Programme Cover Design … Robynne Jamieson
Programme … Mark Collis