“There are the stars doing their old criss-cross journeys in the sky. Scholars haven’t settled the matter yet, but they seem to think there are no living things up there. Just chalk…or fire.” ~Thornton Wilder, Our Town
In 2015, we began researching and workshopping the material that is going to become our next production in 2016/17. We started with one dominant source: the third act of Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize winning play Our Town. It’s that play we know from highschool or university. It’s that play we’ve seen big companies mount. It’s that play we think we all know….you know…with the wedding and cemetery, right?
So we went into the studio with artists new and not new to us and began exploring.
Life. Death. Stars. Consciousness. Dreams. Theatre.
We decided to ditch the focus on the third act and do the whole play!
We’re thrilled to announce that we will be mounting Our Town at Buddies in Bad Times in March 2017! You can already buy tickets here
Our Town by Thornton Wilder
March 26th to April 2, 2017 (short run)
Featuring: Hume Baugh, Augusto Bitter, Matthew Finlan, Sarah Gale, Jenna-Lee Hyde, Francois Macdonald, Viv Moore, Lucy Rupert, Priscilla Taylor, Geoff Whynot.
Stage Management by Sarah O’Brien
Costume Design by Brandon Kleiman. Lighting Design by Michelle Ramsay. Direction by Allyson McMackon
Our Town © 1938, 1957 Wilder Family LLC * Copyright Agent: Alan Brodie Representation Ltd. www.alanbrodie.com
generously supported by
(many thanks to Caitlin Fysh)
2015 workshopping/exploration was supported by:
People we need to profoundly thank for their support as we move to the next leg of the journey: Anonymousses, Roger & Janet Beck, Emilia and Augusto Bitter, Audrey Cheadle, Nancy Copeland, Sylvia Defend, Shelley-Lynne Domingue, Ruth Dyck, Christy Eaglesham, Leslie French, Henry Gooderham, Maya Harris, Helen Hyde, Brad Hyde, Martin Julien, Jon Kaplan, Sallie Lyons, John Paul Macdonald and Linda Boily, Jennifer McMackon, Meagan & Dan Monafu, Duncan Morgan, Arland O’Hara, Laurence Seigel, Edie Shaw, Helen Hyde, Laurel Thomson, Mandy Wells, Leslie Whynot, Elizabeth Whynot, GW, Dave Wilson,