Wings of Wax - Opening February 20

Written by Lindsay Price Directed by Monica Dufault Starring: Joshua Stodart and Emma Mackenzie Hillier Sound Design: Beau Dixon Set & Lighting: Jacqueline Costa Video Design: Kasia Smuga Dates: February 20 to March 1, 2015 Location: Sullivan Mahoney Courthouse Theatre, 101 King Street, 2nd Floor, St. Catharines Tickets: Read more

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Wings of Wax – Opening February 20

Written by Lindsay Price

Directed by Monica Dufault

Starring: Joshua Stodart and Emma Mackenzie Hillier

Sound Design: Beau Dixon

Set & Lighting: Jacqueline Costa

Video Design: Kasia Smuga

Dates: February 20 to March 1, 2015

Location: Sullivan Mahoney Courthouse Theatre, 101 King Street, 2nd Floor, St. Catharines

Tickets: General $25, Student/Senior $20, Sundays PWYC

Performance Times:  Feb. 20 & 21 @ 8pm, Feb. 22 @ 2pm, Feb. 26, 27 & 28 @ 8pm, Mar. 1 @ 2pm; Special Matinées Feb. 24, 25 & 26 @ 11am.

A snappy, zippy comedy by Niagara writer Lindsay Price, Wings of Wax tells the story of twenty-something Daniel who is stuck in his job as a waiter in St. Catharines, and longs to get out and experience some real adventure. He fantasizes about Ken Leishman, the “flying bandit” who pulled off daring robberies across Canada in the 50’s and 60’s and imagines how he might become just as famous. Daniel and his friend Tee challenge each other to see who can be the “real” Ken Leishman, with stakes that could be dangerous for both of them in this multi-media piece that combines video imagery with live action.

About the Playwright:

Lindsay Price is a Niagara based writer and the resident playwright for THEATREFOLK a publisher of playscripts for schools and student performers. She has written over 50 plays for the youth market and averages over 400 productions a year in schools across Canada, the US and world wide.

 

 

THANK YOU to all who joined us Saturday December 20, 2015 for our first annual Play Day: a play reading fundraiser for Essential Collective Theatre!

The event was not only a lot of fun, but we surpassed our financial goal of $2500!! 

 

We couldn’t have done it without some very special people, and need to thank…

  • our pledged readers, for taking their time to raise funds for ECT and participate in the event!!  We hope they had as much fun as we did!
  • our ECT crew of “fill-in” readers… they championed the marathon of reading under the leadership of Artistic Director Monica Dufault
  • our host venue, Mahtay Cafe… owner Chris Lowes and staff took great care of everyone who came out to the event, and kept the sweets tray well stocked!
  • our ECT board and committee members for helping out in so many ways, from organizing to reading and raising funds for the event

The funds raised will help ECT to continue building and creating a vibrant cultural landscape in St. Catharines and throughout the Niagara region.  Through this event we hope to have been able to introduce some newcomers to Niagara’s Essential Theatre, ECT, and encourage you to continue telling your friends about what we’re up to!

 

With our thanks and gratitude, we wish you a very happy holidays and look forward to seeing your smiling face in the audience in February 2015 at our next show.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS from...