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NotaBle Acts

July 30, 2023 @ 7:30 pm August 2, 2023 @ 9:00 pm

Taking it to the Streets: Ten-Minute and Site-Specific Plays

The five winners of the 2023 NotaBle Acts Ten-Minute and Site-Specific Playwriting Contests

Performed 7:30 PM nightly, July 30-August 2, outdoors in the Beaverbrook Art Gallery Courtyard (703 Queen St.) (weather permitting). Bring a seat cushion or blanket and dress for the weather.

Admission: Pay-what-you-will

*Full Festival Schedule can be found at the bottom of this page or at https://nbacts.com/

Guns, Buns, and Nuns by Jason McIntyre

Gwen, a struggling bakery owner, faces her existential crisis head on when a series of unusual and extraordinary guests enter her combination patisserie and gun shop.

Directed by Alex McAllister

Featuring Muriel Falkenstein, Finnley Boehm, Rachel Rowan, and Isaac Gilbert.

Pareidolia by Noah Deas

Contemplating what they see in the clouds on a summer day, despite their sometimes conflicting perspectives on how to perceive the world around them, Flynn and Ollie find a way to define a reality together.

Directed by Laura Spark

Featuring Livia Steeves and Emmanuelle Jackson

Movie Club by Drew Hudson

Watching films is supposed to be fun night out for the gang every week, but when an ousted former member shows up unannounced, Amanda’s movie club turns hostile

Directed by Finn Boehm

Featuring Dani Brun, Noah Deas, Diana Chavez, and Kaylee Macneill

The Crow’s Deadline by Julianne Richard

A CBC reporter gets much more than the scoop they bargained for while investigating a giant bird that fell from the sky, and interviewing the scientist/prophet couple who might be able to unravel the mystery.

Directed by Jake Martin

Featuring Alex Dawson, Laura Spark, and Rachel Rowan.

Three Sketches About Dead People by Jake Martin

Death comes for us all, but that doesn’t mean we can’t laugh at it in this trio of zany sketches about crossing to the other side.

Directed by Julianne Richard

Featuring Lindsay Ogg, Alex McAllister, Simon Peterson, and Jordan Comeau