Studio Series

A series of six new one-act plays by emerging playwrights from the Department of Writing.


March 6 – 8, 2003 at 8pm

The Act

Written by Nick Rassenti
Directed by Peter McGuire
Cast:  Ashley Adamson and Trevor Hinton

For comedian Paul Peters, making people laugh is serious business.  But what happens when his wife Gladys wants to get in on the act?


Written by Drew Sterling Williams
Directed by Ross Whelan
Cast:  Meg BraemStacie CaptDebra Easton and Trevor Hinton.

“Is this the real life?  Is this just fantasy?  Caught in a landslide.  Escape from reality.  Open your eyes and see”.  –Queen

March 13 – 15, 2003 at 8pm

A Strange Kind of Romance

Written by Keith Gacek
Directed by Brendan Van Deusen
Cast:  Beth ScozzafavaStephanie Morris and Nick Green.

Late one rainy evening, two characters from an author’s past show up to help him rediscover a lost sense of romance.

The Impassioned Confession of Maria Louisa de la Concepcion

Written by Leah Bailly
Directed by Justine Shore
Cast:  Beth Scozzafava and David Ward.

Crawl into the confession booth and witness sex, death and miracles spun together as Maria Louisa’s tale is revealed.

March 20 – 22, 2003 at 8pm

Murder, Lust and Love on the Titanic

Written by Christopher Griffiths
Directed by Peter McGuire
Cast:  Ashley AdamsonDouglas BatesMeg BraemStacie CaptDebra EastonNick GreenDonny Groulx and Stephanie Morris.

Think you know why the Titanic sank?  Think again!  Find out the truth in this madcap romp.

Dog’s Breath

Written by Laura Ellestad
Directed by Robert Osborne
Cast:  Sebastien Archibald and Nick Poppell

Post-apocalyptic interior B.C., indelible and insecure, fraught with grade-school trauma and a bated breeze.


Show Dates

March 6-22, 2003

Production Crew

Producer:  Peter McGuire
Venue Designer:  Allan Stichbury
Lighting Designer:  Pornpan Arayaveerasid
Stage Manager:  Jesse Logan