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© 2019 NEWMARKET NATIONAL TEN MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL

Kayne Wylie, Dispatch by Andrew G. Cooper in after|LIFE.  Directed by Trevor Curran, Scenic design Ellen Brooker, Costume Design Madeline Ius, Lighting Design Christopher Pattenden.  Photo:  Jason Wighton

Click on a day below to discover dozens of festival activities

to build your festival week or plan for a fun day of play!

 

MONDAY, JULY 22

FESTIVAL AT  A GLANCE - QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE

11:00 AM

MONDAY, JULY 22

10 MINUTE PLAY WRITING WORKSHOP

PART 1

A Hui Hou Coffee House, 208 Main Street S.

Write a play today....not someday!

 7:00 PM

MONDAY, JULY 22

IF THE SHOE FITS (STAGED READING)

A COURTLY COMEDY BY GENEVIEVE ADAM

A Hui Hou Coffee House, 208 Main Street S.

The story of a girl who really puts her foot in it!

MATURE CONTENT AND LANGUAGE

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  8:30 PM

MONDAY, JULY 22

MAKING FRIENDS (STAGED READING)

AN IMAGINATIVE COMEDY BY GUY NEWSHAM

A Hui Hou Coffee House, 208 Main Street S

Other people just can't see what makes some

friendships work!

TUESDAY, JULY 23

 

 4:00 PM

TUESDAY, JULY 23

10 MINUTE PLAY WRITING WORKSHOP

PART 2

A Hui Hou Coffee House, 208 Main Street S.

Write a play today....not someday!

 7:00 PM

TUESDAY, JULY 23

IF THE SHOE FITS (STAGED READING)

A COURTLY COMEDY BY GENEVIEVE ADAM

A Hui Hou Coffee House, 208 Main Street S.

The story of a girl who really puts her foot in it!

MATURE CONTENT AND LANGUAGE

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  8:30 PM

TUESDAY, JULY 23

MAKING FRIENDS (STAGED READING)

AN IMAGINATIVE COMEDY BY GUY NEWSHAM

A Hui Hou Coffee House, 208 Main Street S

Other people just can't see what makes some

friendships work!

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 24

 7:00 PM

WED., JULY 24

s t a n d | OUT

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

Sometimes a door isn't locked; it's just stuck in

place.

SUITABLE FOR MOST AGES

 9:15 PM

WED., JULY 24

y o u | TURN

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

When travelling the winding road, it's hard to

see the curve that lies ahead.

SUITABLE FOR MOST AGES

 

THURSDAY, JULY 25

 8:00 AM

THURS., JULY 25

FESTILCIOUS!

Main Street South

Enjoy multiple offers from morning to night from

eateries and merchants during Festival week.

12:30 PM

THURS., JULY 25

NEWMARKET GROUP OF ARTISTS

Old Town Hall Gallery, 460 Botsford Street.

Explore  s t a n d | OUT

 1:00 PM

THURS., JULY 25

PLAYWRIGHT READING

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

Steven Jackson

 

 1:30 PM

THURS., JULY 25

PLAYWRIGHT READING

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

Winston Stilwell

 

 2:00 PM

THURS., JULY 25

s t a n d | OUT

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

Sometimes a door isn't locked; it's just stuck in

place.

SUITABLE FOR MOST AGES

 5:00 PM

THURS., JULY 25

PINT + PLAYWRIGHT

Old village Free House, 196 Main Street S.

Meet up with festival playwrights for a cup and

a confab.

 6:00 PM

THURS., JULY 25

NEWMARKET GROUP OF ARTISTS

Old Town Hall Gallery, 460 Botsford Street.

Explore a f t e r | LIFE

 6:30 PM

THURS., JULY 25

PLAYWRIGHT READING

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

Shelley Hobbs

 

 7:00 PM

THURS., JULY 25

a f t e r  | LIFE

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must

be prepared for changes.

MATURE THEMES AND LANGUAGE.  SOME PLAYS HAVE DISTURBING THEMES.

 8:20 PM

THURS., JULY 25

PLAYWRIGHT READING

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

Natalie Frijia

 

 8:45 PM

THURS., JULY 25

PLAYWRIGHT READING

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

Melissa Taylor

 

 9:15 PM

THURS., JULY 25

e n d  | RUN

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

If the end is inevitable, why didn't we know that

from the beginning?

MATURE THEMES AND LANGUAGE.  

 

FRIDAY, JULY 26

 8:00 AM

FRIDAY, JULY 26

FESTILCIOUS!

Main Street South

Enjoy multiple offers from morning to night from

eateries and merchants during Festival week.

 1:30 PM

FRIDAY, JULY 26

NEWMARKET GROUP OF ARTISTS

Old Town Hall Gallery, 460 Botsford Street.

Explore you| TURN

 2:00 PM

FRIDAY., JULY 26

y o u | TURN

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

When travelling the winding road, it's hard to

see the curve that lies ahead.

SUITABLE FOR MOST AGES

 5:00 PM

FRIDAY, JULY 26

PINT + PLAYWRIGHT

Old village Free House, 196 Main Street S.

Meet up with festival playwrights for a cup and

a confab.

 6:00 PM

FRIDAY, JULY 26

NEWMARKET GROUP OF ARTISTS

Old Town Hall Gallery, 460 Botsford Street.

Explore  e n d | RUN

 6:30 PM

FRIDAY, JULY 26

PLAYWRIGHT READING

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

Liam Salmon

 

 7:00 PM

FRIDAY, JULY 26

e n d  | RUN

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

If the end is inevitable, why didn't we know that

from the beginning?

MATURE THEMES AND LANGUAGE.  

 8:45 PM

FRIDAY, JULY 26

PLAYWRIGHT READING

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

Guy Newsham

 

 9:15 PM

FRIDAY, JULY 26

a f t e r  | LIFE

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must

be prepared for changes.

MATURE THEMES AND LANGUAGE.  SOME PLAYS HAVE DISTURBING THEMES.

SATURDAY, JULY 27

 

 8:00 AM

SAT., JULY 27

NEWMARKET FARMERS' MARKET

538 Timonthy Street-Riverwalk Commons

Start your morning off fresh!

 8:00 AM

SAT., JULY 27

FESTILCIOUS!

Main Street South

Enjoy multiple offers from morning to night from

eateries and merchants during Festival week.

 11:00 AM

SAT., JULY 27

NEWMARKET GROUP OF ARTISTS

Old Town Hall Gallery, 460 Botsford Street.

Explore  e n d | RUN

11:30 AM

SAT., JULY 27

PLAYWRIGHT READING

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

Genevieve Adam

 

NOON

SAT., JULY 27

e n d  | RUN

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

If the end is inevitable, why didn't we know that

from the beginning?

MATURE THEMES AND LANGUAGE.  

NOON

SAT., JULY 27

BUSKERFEST!

Main Street South

The weird, the wonderful, and the wacky take to

the street to amaze and surprise the entire family.

 1:30 PM

SAT., JULY 27

PINT + PLAYWRIGHT

Old village Free House, 196 Main Street S.

Meet up with festival playwrights for a cup and

a confab.

 2:00 PM

SAT., JULY 27

NEWMARKET GROUP OF ARTISTS

Old Town Hall Gallery, 460 Botsford Street.

Explore you| TURN

 2:30 PM

SAT., JULY 27

y o u | TURN

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

When travelling the winding road, it's hard to

see the curve that lies ahead.

SUITABLE FOR MOST AGES

 4:00 PM

SAT., JULY 27

DIRECTORS TALK BACK

A Hui Hou Coffee House, 208 Main Street S.

Festival directors answer questions and 

chat about the plays.

 4:30 PM

SAT., JULY 27

PLAYWRIGHT READING

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

Ron Fromstein

 

 5:00 PM

SAT., JULY 27

a f t e r  | LIFE

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must

be prepared for changes.

MATURE THEMES AND LANGUAGE.  SOME PLAYS HAVE DISTURBING THEMES.

 6:30 PM

SAT., JULY 27

ACTORS TALK BACK

A Hui Hou Coffee House, 208 Main Street S.

Festival performers answer questions and 

chat about the plays.

 7:00 PM

SAT., JULY 27

NEWMARKET GROUP OF ARTISTS

Old Town Hall Gallery, 460 Botsford Street.

Explore  s t a n d | OUT

 7:30 PM

SAT., JULY 27

PLAYWRIGHT READING

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

Jerri Jerreat

 

 8:00 PM

SAT., JULY 27

s t a n d | OUT

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

Sometimes a door isn't locked; it's just stuck in

place.

SUITABLE FOR MOST AGES

 

SUNDAY, JULY 28

 9:00 AM

SUNDAY, JULY 28

FESTILCIOUS!

Main Street South

Enjoy multiple offers from morning to night from

eateries and merchants during Festival week.

11:00 AM

SUNDAY, JULY 28

NEWMARKET GROUP OF ARTISTS

Old Town Hall Gallery, 460 Botsford Street.

Explore  a f t e r | LIFE

11:30 AM

SUNDAY, JULY 28

PLAYWRIGHT READING

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

Andrew Paulsen

 

 NOON

SUNDAY, JULY 28

a f t e r  | LIFE

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must

be prepared for changes.

MATURE THEMES AND LANGUAGE.  SOME PLAYS HAVE DISTURBING THEMES.

 

 1:20 PM

PLAYWRIGHT READING

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

Henrika Larochelle

SUNDAY, JULY 28

 

 2:00 PM

SUNDAY, JULY 28

PLAYWRIGHT READING

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

Wyatt Lamoureux

 2:30 PM

SUNDAY, JULY 28

s t a n d | OUT

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

Sometimes a door isn't locked; it's just stuck in

place.

SUITABLE FOR MOST AGES

 4:00 PM

SUNDAY, JULY 28

ACTORS TALK BACK

A Hui Hou Coffee House, 208 Main Street S.

Festival performers answer questions and 

chat about the plays.

 

 4:30 PM

SUNDAY, JULY 28

PLAYWRIGHT READING

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

Dave Carley

 5:00 PM

SUNDAY, JULY 28

e n d  | RUN

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

If the end is inevitable, why didn't we know that

from the beginning?

MATURE THEMES AND LANGUAGE.  

 6:30 PM

SUNDAY, JULY 28

DIRECTORS TALK BACK

A Hui Hou Coffee House, 208 Main Street S.

Festival directors answer questions and 

chat about the plays.

 7:00 PM

SUNDAY, JULY 28

PINT + PLAYWRIGHT

Old village Free House, 196 Main Street S.

Meet up with festival playwrights for a cup and

a confab.

 7:30 PM

SUNDAY, JULY 28

NEWMARKET GROUP OF ARTISTS

Old Town Hall Gallery, 460 Botsford Street.

Explore you| TURN

 8:00 PM

SUNDAY, JULY 28

y o u | TURN

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

When travelling the winding road, it's hard to

see the curve that lies ahead.

SUITABLE FOR MOST AGES

 9:15 PM

SUNDAY, JULY 28

PLAYWRIGHTS PROGRESS AWARDS

Old Town Hall Theatre, 460 Botsford Street.

The presentation of awards for the top three 

scripts performed at the 2019 Festival.