Play Readings

Scroll down on this page for exciting news about our series of Play Readings.

On the last Sunday of each month, (some exceptions) the Guild hosts FREE 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.

Play readings are 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.  No tickets required – all are welcome.

A cash bar is also open before and after the readings at the Gwen Brown Studio.

Starts at 7:00p.m. in the Gwen Brown Studio – use the stage door

On September 29, 2019 join us for …Taking Liberties      by Dave Carley

Taking Liberties examines five critical moments in the life of a city, when ordinary citizens are forced to make extraordinary choices. The play moves back through five decades, showing how the small dilemmas of one era can impact on the events of another.  The playwright will be in attendance. He and Glenda MacFarlane are leading play writing workshops the day before and two weeks after this play reading.

Starts at 7:00p.m. in the Gwen Brown Studio – use the stage door

This reading features a mostly professional cast. Playwright Dave Carley, who started his career at the Guild, will be on hand for the reading of his work Taking Liberties.
The Readers:
Vince Deiulis – Toronto based performer, producer and playwright. Graduate of Fanshawe College’s Theatre Arts Program.
Scott Kuipers – Toronto based theatre and film actor. Graduate of Ryerson Theatre School’s BFA in Performance Acting program.
Wyatt Lamoureux – our very own Guild favourite now working as a professional actor.
Anne Page – an actress based on Port Hope who recently appeared in a world premier of Orchidelirium and in the Toronto Fringe hit Conservatives in Love.
Esther Stellar – an actor, combatant and director born in Canada and raised in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing. Now based in Toronto, Esther is Canadian Stage’s Youth and Community Outreach Coordinator at Shakespeare in High Park. Her training includes Sheridan College and a BA(Hons) in Drama Studies at the University of Toronto.
This staged reading also includes a soundscape created by Victor Svenningson, retired theatre professional.


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