For the 2020-2021 Season
We are pleased to announce that The Curtain Club is selecting Directors for our 2020/2021 Season. All applicants will be asked to make a presentation to the Board of Directors.
Presentations will be scheduled in the theatre lobby for:
Sunday, February 23, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm and
Monday, February 24 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
Please include the following topics in your presentation:
- Why do you want to direct this particular play?
- What is your vision for the play?
- What challenges does the play offer you as a director?
- What challenges will the production present to the club and its members?
If you have a resume of your theatre experience, please bring it along.
To book a presentation, please contact Lynda Muir at firstname.lastname@example.org by February 18th, 2020.
Suburban Standoff by Michael Grant
2 females (50-65, 20-35)
2 males (50-65, 20-35)
Hank and Nancy, a retired middle-class couple, are enjoying a peaceful evening at home when they are the sudden victims of a home invasion by Hank and Candy, a young down-on-their-luck couple. However it quickly becomes apparent that the young couple—clearly WAY out of their depth and not much of a threat—may have also picked the wrong home. Who’s really in control of this situation?
Performance Dates: September 18-October 4, 2020
Within the Glass by Anna Chatterton
2 females (mid-30s, mid-40s)
2 males (early to mid-40s)
Two very different couples meet for a dinner party after a critical mistake is made at a fertility clinic: a fertilized egg has been implanted in the wrong woman. Over the course of an awkward and absurd evening, they fight to determine the uncertain future of their IVF child.
Performance Dates: November 20-December 6, 2020
The Accidental Death of an Anarchist by Dario Fo (translated by Paula Wing)
6 male roles but of a theatrical style with the potential for casting women
An imposter infiltrates a police investigation of the suspicious death of a suspect in custody, in this contemporary adaptation and translation of a classic political farce from the Nobel Prizewinning playwright Dario Fo.
Performance Dates: January 22-February 7, 2021
Innocence Lost: A Play about Steven Truscott by Beverley Cooper
4 males (or more) of various ages
In June of 1959, 12-year old Lynne Harper was found raped and strangled in a farm woodlot near Clinton, Ontario. A few months later her classmate, 14-year old Steven Truscott, was convicted of the murder in a case that was later consider one of Canada’s most notorious wrongful convictions.
Performance Dates: March 26-April 11, 2021
Bedtime Stories by Norm Foster
(various roles can be played by fewer actors)
A radio shock jock pays a couple to make love on the air. A woman visits a dying man she feels she hurt years ago. Two men rob a house and discover a shocking secret. An aging rock star is confronted by a groupie. An accident-prone stripper meets with her no-nonsense boss. A woman leaving her husband lectures the movers on the proper way to treat a lady. Six interconnected scenes about friendship, romance, and the true meaning of love.
Performance Dates: May 28-June 13, 2021
*Season is subject to change without notice