Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Welcome Elmira Theatre Company and ELATE to Theatre Ontario Festival 2018

On a First Name Basis presented by Elmira Theatre Company
Theatre Ontario is thrilled to welcome the first two productions that will perform at Theatre Ontario Festival 2018 in London. Productions are chosen from Ontario’s regional community theatre festivals, and are a showcase of outstanding community theatre from across the province.

On Wednesday, May 16, Elmira Theatre Company will present On a First Name Basis by Norm Foster, representing the Western Ontario Drama League. Elmira returns to Theatre Ontario Festival after 25 years, and were chosen as Best Production in Festival at WODL Festival in Sarnia by adjudicator Carey Nicholson.

On Friday, May 18, ELATE from Elliot Lake will present Tempting Providence by Robert Chafe, representing QUONTA (the northeastern Ontario community theatre association.) This will be their first appearance ever at Theatre Ontario Festival. ELATE was awarded Outstanding Production by adjudicator Laurel Smith at QUONTA Festival in Elliot Lake.

As previously announced, Theatre Ontario Festival 2018 will feature detailed adjudications with Maja Ardal, workshops, playwright readings, awards and parties celebrating community theatre in Ontario.
Tempting Providence presented by ELATE

The annual Theatre Ontario Festival is a showcase of outstanding community theatre productions; a symposium for passionate, dedicated community theatre artists; a celebration of excellence in community theatre; and a destination bringing together theatre lovers from across the province. Theatre Ontario Festival 2018 runs May 16 to 20, and is hosted by London Community Players in partnership with Theatre Ontario and the Western Ontario Drama League.

Join us at Theatre Ontario Festival 2018

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