Gay Play Day is an annual festival of theatre by LGBTQ playwrights and their allies. The 2017 Gay Play Day LGBTQ theatre festival takes place on September 29 at 8pm and September 30 at 3pm and 8pm at Toronto’s Alumnae Theatre studio space. The festival features short plays by novice, emerging and established playwrights with one thing in common – the LGBTQ experience.

This year’s line up includes:The Hockey Card Solution (To A Barbie Doll Problem) by Josh Downing, The Picnic by Tina McCulloch, directed by PJ Hammond, like love by David Bateman, The Uglies by Nicholas Surges, directed by Michelle Lewis, and Talking To Mom In Colour by Shannon McDonough.

“I am thrilled that we are celebrating our 6th anniversary festival. Our longevity proves that LGBTQ stories still need to be told,” says Artistic Director Darren Stewart-Jones. ”

All five plays appear at each performance.

Tickets are $15, available at the door or in advance

Gay Play Day LGBTQ Theatre Festival

September 29 and 30 at 8pm

September 30 matinee at 3pm

Alumnae Theatre Studio space, 70 Berkeley St., Toronto

 

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