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Event Series Event Series: Theatre By The Bay Festival

Theatre By The Bay Festival

July 13, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Theatre By The Bay’s Simcoe County Theatre Festival is back for its second year. Running July 12th – 23rd at the Five Points Theatre in Barrie. It features six new, original plays written, directed, and performed by Simcoe County artists. There’s a play for every taste, including a stoner comedy, dramas, a one-act opera, as well as bonus workshops and staged readings. Tickets are now on sale.


Canoe Lake

Written by Megan Adam
Directed by Shanda Bezic
July 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23
Summer resident Winnie Trainor accidentally meets Tom Thomson when he comes to Canoe Lake to paint. What follows is a poignant tale of wild non-conforming love that ends in the untimely and mysterious death of a Canadian artist.
Starring Megan Adam, Robert Walker, and Frank Kewin

Planet of the Apps
Written by Kristian Diesen
Directed by Samantha Cole
July 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23
Come meet our middle-aged human as they navigate love, loneliness, golf addictions and the search for validation online. Whether in a mirror or through a screen, what does love look like in the 21st century?
Starring Adam Brooks and Janet McMordie

Site #420
Created by Black Cat Studios
Directed by Archie Ballantyne
July 12, 15, 16, 19, 22, 23
A group of four “stoner” friends finally make time to go on that camping trip together, until one friend goes mysteriously missing.
Starring Connor Jesso, Ian Williams, Benjamin Massey and Aidan Eddy

Created by Alondra Vega-Zaldivar
Directed by Valeria Bravo Reyes
July 12, 15, 16, 19, 22, 23
A one-woman opera that follows the life of a theatre actress. She recounts her life and lustrous career to a room full of reporters, but as the stories begin to unfold, her world crumbles into a brutal reality.
Starring Alondra Vega-Zaldivar

Written by Michelle Greig
Directed by Betony Main
July 13, 15, 16, 20, 22, 23
Two women find themselves in a pub restroom during a funeral wake. As they face the reality of loss, Stalling gives an honest portrayal of love had, love lost, and love stolen.
Starring Hope Adams, Kristen Keller, and Sarah Dorion

Stiff and Sons
Written by Aidan Gouveia
Directed by Rochelle Reynolds
July 13, 15, 16, 20, 22, 23
With their funeral home on the edge of bankruptcy, one family resorts to extreme measures to save their dying business.
Starring Ian Williams, Brooklyn Chenard, Robert Knapp, Kris-John Kucharik, and Gabriella Circosta


July 13, 2023
12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Five Points Theatre
1 Dunlop St W
Barrie, Ontario Canada
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