Jay Gallant

Fresh from the Island festival

Workshops, theatrical presentations, open mic—Sept 23 to 26

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Fresh from the Island will bring new plays to King’s County this fall. Presented in partnership with Kings Playhouse, Young at Heart Theatre and Desert Island Theatre Company, Fresh from the Island will run September 23–26 at Kings Playhouse in Georgetown. The Festival will feature workshops and presentations with local playwrights, open mic night, community workshops and more.

The new works festival will provide audiences with a chance to immerse themselves in the creative process by witnessing public presentations of two new works by Island playwrights. Continuing Care by Melissa Mullen and What’s Eating You? by Jay Gallant will undergo an intensive development process with professional dramaturgs from across Canada.

The public will also be able to attend a variety of workshops covering various topics in the world of playwriting and storytelling. For more information, visit kingsplayhouse.com, call 652-2053, or stop by the Playhouse at 65 Grafton Street in Georgetown

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