Event Details

Organization Name: 4th Line Theatre
Organization Website Link: http://www.4thlinetheatre.on.ca
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Project Name: 4th Line Theatre's 2024 Season
Project Description:

This application is for “4th Line Theatre's 2024 Season” taking place April 1 to December 15, 2024, in Millbrook. The Theatre is presenting two large-scale productions, nine artist talks, four public play readings of scripts in development, and five young company performances, equalling 56 performances: Programming details include:

(1) Two large-scale productions: (i) “Onion Skins & Peach Fuzz: The Farmerettes” (18 evening performances July 1 to July 20), written by Alison Lawrence, based on the book by Shirleyan English and Bonnie Sitter, and directed by Autumn Smith; (ii) “Jim Watts: Girl Reporter” (20 evening performances July 30 to August 24), written by Beverley Cooper and directed by Managing Artistic Director Kim Blackwell;

(2) Festival Fridays (July/August 2024): the Farm becomes a communal space where local farmers and food purveyors offer patrons a wide range of prepared food options for their pre-show meal and local artisans selling wares and offering live demonstrations;

(3) Artist Talk Series (April through December 2024): a continuation of the popula freer series with a hybrid live and virtual series of events. Managing Artistic Director Kim Blackwell engages in lively discussions with Canadian theatre artists;

(4) Play Reading Series (September through December 2024): four free hybrid live and virtual play readings in partnership with Playwrights Guild of Canada. The theatre will host readings from works in development by the theatre followed by a Q & A component; and

(5) Young Company Series (July/August 2024): in partnership with Trent University, a series of five free play readings and devised performances by the theatres Young Company.

City: Millbrook
Region: Southeastern Ontario
Start Date: 2024-04-01
End Date: 2024-12-15
Amount Funded: $50,000.00
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