2018 Festival Recognition
2018 Festival Highlights
"I loved the acting very much.
The venue was superb - the OTH is my favourite local theatre now.
There was nothing I disliked about this event."
Undisclosed 2017 Festival Attendee, Survey Feedback
The Festival Format
6 Shows, 3 Nights, 1 Stage
The VUTC's Festival of One-Act Plays is an Emerging Artists Showcase, we will support the staging of 2 Original One-Act Plays each evening Thursday Oct. 4th, Friday Oct. 5th, and Saturday Oct. 6th . The festival includes a cash prize and an award; for the best emerging playwrights, and actor recognitions, judged by a community panel sponsored by local business's.
The Old Town Hall
The “Snap'd Auditorium”
The “Snap'd Auditorium” is a marvelous 180 seat performance hall in the Old Town Hall in the heart of Historic Downtown Newmarket. The performance hall was completely re-built, remodeled and opened in October 2016. It offers skilled professional staff in a state-of-the-art technical booth that provides a level of technological excellence few other theatrical performance venues can match.
Interested in Theatre but not as an actor, playwright, or director?
The Very Useful Theatre Company is seeking Festival Volunteers to support the second annual One-Act Play Festival. Let us know how much time you have, we are seeking all levels of support a few hours once or a Committee position (4-6 hours a month).
No experience necessary! We support High School Volunteer hours as well.