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ArtsFest 2018- Waterdown

August 18 & 19, 2018

Village Theatre Waterdown is pleased to celebrate the arts in our community as we provide “live theatre in the heart of Waterdown”.

Please plan to attend this free event!  View past production exhibits of costumes and props on display in Memorial Hall.

Costumed volunteers  required to  circulate throughout the event and promote Village Theatre Waterdown.

Please contact-  Steve Sharp, VT Volunteer Co-coordinator

email: villagetheatrewaterdown@gmail.com

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2018/19 Performance Season

November 2,3,4, & 8,9,10,11, & 15, 16, 17, 2018.

“Sylvia” by A.R. Gurney

Director:  Matt Willson

Co-Producers:  Sandra Strauss & Adrienne Roman

A poignant, romantic comedy!  Rival for affection between husband, wife and a dog named “Sylvia”. 

Box office opens October 2, 2018.

Evening performance-8pm

Sunday matinees – 2 pm

Memorial Hall, 317 Dundas Street, Waterdown, ON

Elevator access available. 

Note: Adult subject matter.  Not suitable for children.

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February/March 2019 (dates to be confirmed) – ten performances

“Caught in the Net” by Ray Cooney

Director:  Andrew Finnigan

Co-Producers:  Sue Troyan & Scott Millar

A comedy, sequel to the popular “Run For Your Wife”.  The complicated life of two-timing taxi driver, John Smith who keep two separate families.  When his teenage children, one from each family, meet in an internet chat room, they are anxious to meet in person.  Lots of hijinks!

Notice for auditions in Fall 2018.

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 2017/18 Performance Season completed with overwhelming success!

Dianne McEwan (Cynthia Maple) & Nicholas Ruddick (Colonel Craddock) Photo by Lindsey Ryder

“Secondary Cause of Death” by Peter Gordon

 Feb 23 – March 10, 2018

Memorial Hall, 317 Dundas St., Waterdown, ON

Click her to view promotional flyer for “Secondary Cause of Death”.

SCOD- Flyer

Flamborough Review- Julia Lovett Community Interest

https://www.flamboroughreview.com/whatson-story/8110311-murder-mystery-sleuth-back-for-an-encore-at-waterdown-s-village-theatre/

Gary Smith, Hamilton Spectator review:

https://www.thespec.com/opinion-story/8155649-a-silly-play-that-makes-no-pretense-of-being-anything-else/

VT is delighted Director- Graham Clements has agreed to return to present the sequel to ‘Murdered to Death’ presented in November 2016 by Village Theatre Waterdown.

Co-producers: Linda Clements & Anne Hogan.

Inspector Pratt returns to Waterdown as the bodies pile up in this chaotic nightmare of comedy.

Cast:

Inspector Pratt- Julian Ford
Colonel Craddock/Cardew Longfellow- Nicholas Ruddick
Captain Henrietta Woolmer-Cardington-Angela Rea
Count Puchlick- Mark Davies
Lady Isadora Polluck- Elaine Hale
Cynthia Maple- Dianne McEwan
Lily Tuthill- Gail Edwards
Martha Armstrong-Adrienne Roman
Nurse Ann Parsley- Kristen McGrath

Gail Edwards (Lily Tuthill) & Julian Ford (Inspector Pratt) 
Photo by Lindsey Ryder
Mark Davies (Count Pavel Puchlick) & Elaine Hale  (Lady Isadoro Polluck) 
Photo by Lindsey Ryder

 

 

Nicholas Ruddick (Colonel Craddock) & Elaine Hale (Lady Isadoro Polluck) 
Photo by Lindsey Ryder
Angela Rea (Captain Henrietta Woolmer-Cardingtion) & Adrienne Roman (Housekeeper, Martha Armstrong) 
Photo by Lindsey Ryder

 

November 2017 : Pride and Prejudice

By Jane Kendall, from the novel by Jane Austen

A delightfully funny one-set script based on the wildly popular novel. Set in England during the early 1800’s, five daughters of the Bennet family must be married off! Was ever a mother as put upon as Mrs. Bennet?

Nov. 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18- 2017

Director– Lana Borsellino
Producer– Don Thorne
Stage Manager– Nectaria Kordan
Assistant Stage Manager– Jessica Breznik

 

Flamborough Review by Julia Lovett – see story and cast rehearsal photos. (Thurs. Oct 26, 2017)

Article in the Flamborough Review

More than 200 years on, Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” continues to captivate.

Gary Smith -Hamilton Spec review

Call for Volunteers- be part of the excitement in 2018-2019 Season!

We are looking for volunteer crew to help us build, paint, dress the set, assist with costumes,

If you are interested in helping the “magic” happen on stage.  All levels of skills welcome!

Please Contact: Steve Sharpe, Volunteer Coordinator

email: villagetheatrewaterdown@gmail.com