News from the South Simcoe Theatre
This page includes information on the call for Directors for Four Play: A Showcase of Play Readings, on our next production, and on the call for Directors/Producers for the 2014/2015 season. For information on other theatre news in this area, please visit The Green Room.
The South Simcoe Theatre in Cookstown is looking for directors at all levels of experience for Four Play: A Showcase of Play Readings to be held June 5th to 8th, 2014. This event presents lightly rehearsed readings of a variety of works. Whether you are an experienced director looking for a fun project or an actor looking to try your hand at directing in a low-risk format, this could be for you! A thoughtful and engaging line up is on offer, featuring long and short works by writers from Cookstown, Alliston, Innisfil, Minesing, Toronto and New York. Note that auditions for reading parts will be held in mid-April with rehearsals commencing in May.
Please send expressions of interest to Christina Luck (
) or contact the South Simcoe Theatre at 705-458-4432. The deadline for this call is March 15th, 2014.
Details of the line up can be found on the AUDITIONS page.
The next production of the South Simcoe Theatre is Dracula. This is the original 1927 play from the Bram Stoker novel. For more details, check out our SHOWS & EVENTS page
Opening night is Thursday, March 27th, 2014. There are performances for three weekends on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 pm, and on Sundays at 2:00 pm. The last performance is Sunday, April 13th. Tickets, which are $18, can be purchased through the Box Office at 705-458-4432. Note that tickets cannot be ordered or purchased through the website.
An article on the production, and associated Dracula information, can be found on The Green Room website.
It would be expected that all information on your experience and on your interest, i.e., a particular production, would be contained in a maximum of 2 normal pages. Note that SST is a non-professional community theatre. Persons who are interested in gaining experience by shadowing any production position are encouraged to state this interest to SST through the same channels.
The SST Board
Updated February 28, 2014
The South Simcoe Theatre is a member of the Association of Community Theatres - Central Ontario (ACT-CO), of Theatre Ontario, and of the Innisfil Arts, Culture and Heritage Council (IACHC).