Video trailer for Week Three of New Ideas Festival – opening tonight!

Week Three of New Ideas Festival starts at 8pm tonight (Wed March 25). Here’s a little taste of what you’ll be seeing – this video trailer shot and edited by Nicholas Porteous.   The 4 short plays in the weekly program total approx. 85 minutes running time.

youtu.be/j0FYUa2jXF4

 This week’s lineup – and every one is a world premiere! – is:

Rowing, Onward by Eugenie Carabatsos, directed by Anne MacMillan.
Grief Circus by Crystal Wood, directed by Kelsey Laine Jacobson.
A Death and the Marias by Rose Napoli, directed by Clara McBride.
Friends with Benefits by Neil Naft, directed by Donald Molnar.

Aleksandra Maslennikova and Matthew Gouveia in "Rowing, Onwards" by Eugenie Carabatsos, directed by Anne MacMillan.  Part of New Ideas Festival 2015 - Week Three. Photo: Chloe Whitehorn

Aleksandra Maslennikova and Matthew Gouveia in “Rowing, Onwards” by Eugenie Carabatsos, directed by Anne MacMillan. Part of New Ideas Festival 2015 – Week Three.
Photo: Chloe Whitehorn

PERFORMANCES each week are Wed – Sat at 8pm, plus 2:30 matinees on Saturday and Sunday.

On Saturday at noon, there’s a one-time staged reading of a longer play, The Creases in My Sari by Sindhuri Nandhakumar, directed by Joanne Williams. It is followed by a Talkback.

TICKETS: $15 for the weekly program (all 4 plays); reading is PWYC.

Reservations* or advance online purchases are strongly recommended – New Ideas is staged in the 3rd floor Studio space at Alumnae Theatre, and the seating is limited. Reserve by phone 416-364-4170 Box 1 or email reservations@alumnaetheatre.com , and pay cash on arrival. Please note that the Box Office does not accept credit or debit cards. For online purchases, please go to https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=atc13

*no reservations taken or online tickets available for Saturday readings.

 

New Ideas Festival 2015 closes with the 2:30 Sunday matinee on March 29.

Next up for Alumnae Theatre Company: the world premiere of Shirley’s Barrie’s historical drama I Am Marguerite, opening April 10 on the Main Stage.

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