Sunday, February 23, 2014

Theatre Rattlebag Presents: Letters to Saint Rita February 25 to March 6 2014 in Toronto

From a release:

Theatre Rattlebag Presents:
Letters to Saint Rita
Brand New from Award Winning Playwright Michael Ripley!
Marriage is possibly the most impossible thing...possible
February 25 to March 6, 2014 - 8pm
March 2, 2014 - 2pm
March 7 - 7pm
No show on March 3

Red Sandcastle Theatre
922 Queen Street East, Toronto
Box Office 416 485 9411
Tickets $15

TORONTO - Theatre Rattlebag is pleased to present "Letters to St. Rita", written by Michael Ripley. Since 2010, when his first play "To Distraction" was mounted at the Toronto Fringe ("The most beautiful, thought-provoking play I've seen this year."  --Mooney on Theatre), he has continued to write and find success across the globe.

In 2013 his play "Nine Types of Ice" was produced in Auckland, New Zealand (People's Choice Selection); Sydney and Melbourne, Australia; Delhi, India; and Dubai, U.A.E. It was subsequently made into a short film that premiered this past summer at the Montreal World Film Festival.

Since then, his play "Lunch With Cassiopeia" premiered in October, alongside a host of other new works, to sold out audiences at the Storefront Theatre. The evening, dubbed "A Damn Fine Nite of Actors" grew out of Chris Owen's (Harold Award Winner, 2009) Monday Nite Group and offered a glimpse of the rich and diverse, quality work routinely shared in the private workshop.

The play stars Stephen Jackson and Nicole Maroon, and is stage managed by Hilary Unger.

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