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.

October 25, 2020  …

Red, by John Logan

It has been a LONG time since we’ve been able to enjoy an evening of theatre, so we are extremely excited to be opening up the doors again (ever such a tiny bit) with a FREE play reading organized by Bea Quarrie featuring JP Baldwin and Dan Curtis Thompson (a young actor last seen in the Stirling Festivalreading RED by John Logan (pending royalty agreement).
Fans will remember JP from his brilliant performances last season in both Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks and Spamalot.
Safety protocols will be in place. Patrons must wear masks and maintain physical distance from others. There will be NO bar service or food service. (Feel free to bring your own water bottle). Signs will direct patrons to properly maintain distance if using washrooms. Hand sanitizer will be provided and its use required upon entrance to the building. The audience size will be limited to 50, but as most play readings in the past were for audiences of fewer than that, we are hopeful that nobody will be turned away.

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Starts at 7:00p.m. on the main stage – Free admission

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