The Contenders

Monday Night - 'Absolutely Fred'

Written and Directed by Buddy Brennan

Performed by Cambridge Community Players

Fred is a faithful, honest guy who just wants to get married and settle down. Since his TWO girlfriends are almost perfect, he turn to his neurotic friend Henry for advice. If only he can only figure out which woman has the qualities he is looking for ... WITHOUT the women finding out about one another!

Tuesday Night - TBA

Wednesday Night - 'Beauty Queen of Leenane'

Written by Martin McDonagh

Directed by Robin Bennett

Performed by Guelph Little Theatre

A modern classic of Irish Theatre, the play is set in the mountains of Connemara and tells the story of Maureen Folan, a plain and lonely woman in her early 40’s, and Mag, her manipulative mother. Mag’s interference in Maureen’s first and potentially last romantic relationship sets in motion a chain of events that are tragically funny as they are horrific.

Thursday Night - 'Bare Bear Bones'

Written by Mike Grant

Directed by Terri-Lynn Graham

Performed by Paris Performers' Theatre

A hilarious comedy. Empty nesters, Norman and Ruth, try to rekindle the spark in their marriage, return to the campground of their youth in a broken-down tent trailer. Things have changed at the campground since their last visit… when all is exposed…everyone is in for a surprise and a lot of laughs.

Friday Night - 'Girls Like That'

Written by Evan Placey

Directed by Henri Canino

Performed by Theatre Sarnia

A naked photo of Scarlett goes viral. Rumours spread across smartphones like wildfire and her reputation becomes toxic, threatening to shatter the clique of girls she has grown up with. But how long can Scarlett remain silent? And why isn’t it the same for boy? This explosive new play explores the evolution of feminist consciousness and modern female friendships in the wake of advancing technology.