On the last Sunday of each month, the Guild is holding Play Readings. These are intended to encourage contemporary writers, actors, potential directors and anyone interested in hearing new, old, and sometimes obscure scripts come to life through a reading. We kick-started this series with a reading of a rollicking locally written melodrama in December. In January, it was followed by Peterborough’s own Jade O’Keeffe’s play ‘Two Nine One Letters’, the story of painter Georgia O’Keeffe and her lover Alfred Stieglitz as seen through their many love letters.
The following list of play readings is presented at no cost to the audience (a hat may be passed around). This all happens upstairs in the Gwen Brown Studio at the Guild at 7 p.m.
A cash bar is also open before and after the readings at the Gwen Brown Studio.
June, 25, 2017 … ‘A Splinter in the Heart’ by David Carley
In the format of a radio play, Al Purdy’s story of the Industrial explosion in 1918 Trenton is dramatized from the point of view of the young man who lived through it. This is a new play, having been performed only once by Prince Edward County Players last summer.
This list is subject to changes with short notice.