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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.
*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