2007 One Act Play Festival, Domino Theatre, Kingston

November 9 - 11, 2007
Adjudicator - Bea Quarrie

Friday, November 9 Saturday, November 10 (afternoon) Saturday, November 10 (evening)
Domino Theatre and Lennigrad Royal Theatre Company, Kingston
"Never Swim Alone" by Daniel MacIvor
Directed by Chloe Arianne Whitehorn  
Shoestring Productions, Mountain
"Mail Order Annie" by Carl C. Cashin
Directed by Rachelle Eves 
Tara Players Theatre, Ottawa
"Lost Letters of a Victorian Lady" by Michelle Read
Directed by James Watson  
Because Productions, Belleville
"Stumbling Around in the Dark" by Catherine J. Carter
Directed by Catherine J. Carter 
Theatre Night in Merrickville
"Naan Bread" by Doug Phillips
Directed by Brian Fitzpatrick 
A.D.P. Mann, Kingston
"Christmas Comes to Oz" by A.D.P. Mann
Directed by A.D.P. Mann 
Brighton Barn Theatre
"The Proposal" by Anton Chekhov, translated by Michael Frayn
Directed by Kathy Lacasse 
Tara Players Theatre, Ottawa
"Pizzazz" by Hugh Leonard
Directed by Klaas van Weringh 
Peterborough Theatre Guild
"Kreskinned" by Michael Healey and Kate Lynch
Directed by Cindy Wardrope 

Adjudicator Bea Quarrie has been involved in theatre most of her life. Her stage experience ranges from her first role learned phonetically at age eleven to two recent summers when she played a lead role in the 4th Line Theatre production For Home and Country, to directing a high school production of Paper Bag Princess in China for viewing by 42 million people. As well as being a theatre practitioner, Bea has served as an arts advocate on regional, provincial and national committees and Boards of Arts Councils, theatre companies and theatre service organizations. She is the co-founder of three professional companies in Peterborough, Ontario, where she has lived for the last 36 years. Her education includes an Honours degree in Drama and in Fine Arts, studies in England with Peter Brook, summer courses at Theatre Ontario and an Arts Management course at Banff. She was a member of a Canadian Theatre Educators delegation to Cuba, has adjudicated Sears Festivals and community theatre drama Festivals for twenty five years, and has directed over seventy productions ranging from Rashomon to Murray Schafer's The Enchanted Forest and Wolf Shall Inherit the Moon. She retired from teaching at Lakefield College School recently and has been exhibiting her large abstract paintings with the Visual Poetry Group of Peterborough. She is currently a subject of the National Film Board's film entitled 12 currently in production. An award-winning director whose productions have represented Canada at international festivals in Japan, Germany, Aruba, Venezuela, and Canada, Bea strongly believes in the transformative power of the arts.

Peterborough Examiner Award for Best Visual Production

Theatre Night in Merrickville - "Naan Bread"

Helen R McGregor Adjudicator's Award given for leaping into the void (first timers)

Domino Theatre and Leningrad Royal Theatre - "Never Swim Alone"
Chloe Arianne Whitehorn

Peterborough Theatre Guild Adjudicator's Award given for script interpretation

Tara Players - Pizzazz
Director and Cast

The Colin Mawson Award for Outstanding Contribution by a Student

Theatre Night in Merrickville- "Naan Bread"
Enya Phillips

Nancy Chajkowski Memorial Award for Costume Design

Shoestring Productions - "Mail Order Annie"
Cast and Director

Belleville Theatre Guild Acting Award for Ensemble Work

Tara Players - "Pizzazz"

Mae Carmichael Award for Acting: Supporting Male Actor

Tara Players - "Lost Letters of a Victorian Lady"
Firas Al Osman for his many roles

Pauline Grant Award for Acting:Female Supporting Role

Tara Players - "Pizzazz"
Kel Parsons as Olivia

Nepean Little Theatre Acting Award: Leading Male or Female Role

Tara Players - "Pizzazz"
Caryl McKay as Marion

Penny Arril Adjudicator's Award to encourage emerging artists including writers 

Tara Players - "Naan Bread"
Doug Phillips

Academy Theatre Foundation Best Director

Peterborough Theatre Guild - "Kreskinned"
Cindy Wardrope

Ottawa Little Theatre Best Production

Domino Theatre and Leningrad Royal Theatre - "Never Swim Alone"

Brighton Barn Theatre People's Choice Award

Tara Players - "Pizzazz"


Certificate of Appreciation presented to the Set Builders of the Belleville Theatre Guild for building and maintaining of the cases for the festival awards. Presented to Pat Grey of the Belleville Theatre Guild by Andy Trasuk, President of the EODL.

Updated:  27 March 2015