The Elizabeth Boardmore One-Act Play Festival Returns to CBU

6 Plays, 3 Days, 1 Festival

The Cape Breton University Boardmore Theatre is proud to announce that the Elizabeth Boardmore One-Act Play Festival is returning for its annual run. The three-day event will run from March 22 to 24, with evening shows beginning at 7:00 p.m.

“The Boardmore Theatre One-Act Play Festival continues to be a spark that ignites the local theatre community with energy and excitement. The festival offers a diverse selection original and previously produced plays by new and experienced directors. Every year the festival provides surprising results,” says Todd Hiscock, Artistic Director.

The festival will feature six one-act plays in three days with Festival Achievement Awards and a closing reception following the adjudication on March 24. The festival adjudicator is Gary Walsh who has taught Drama and Theatre Arts for over thirty years in Cape Breton. He has appeared in or directed many productions at both The Lyceum and The Boardmore Theatre.

The festival offers the community an opportunity to celebrate live theatre. It also allows audiences to see several quality productions from numerous theatrical styles while showcasing new and experienced writers, directors and actors. Public discussions, led by festival adjudicator Gary Walsh, will be held nightly in the Pit Lounge, following each of the evening of plays.

Tickets are $20 for general admission and $10 for students and seniors. A One Act Festival Pass is $40 for general, $20 for student and seniors. The box office is open 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday.

For more information contact the Boardmore Theatre box office at (902) 563-1652.