Yellow Point Drama’s ‘Spring Thaw’ production, running April 29 to May 15 at the Cedar Community Hall, features three one-act plays including ‘Five Poor Travellers.’ (Yellow Point Drama photo)

Yellow Point Drama’s ‘Spring Thaw’ production, running April 29 to May 15 at the Cedar Community Hall, features three one-act plays including ‘Five Poor Travellers.’ (Yellow Point Drama photo)

Yellow Point Drama Group readies for ‘Spring Thaw’ of three one-act plays

‘War,’ ‘Stranger Than Fiction’ and ‘Five Poor Travellers’ running April 29 to May 15

After a two-year COVID-19 pandemic related break, the Yellow Point Drama Group is gearing up for a ‘Spring Thaw.’

The spring season will be performed at the Cedar Community Hall, 2388 Cedar Rd., from April 29 to May 15, running Fridays through Sundays, with various performance times.

This launch of plays for ‘Spring Thaw’ will be the group’s 69th season.

“We have been waiting in the wings for this beginning,” said a director Armando Dos Santos. “Our group is quite excited as we have a neat package of three one-act plays to start this new season.”

The three plays are; War, written and directed by Brian March; Stranger Than Fiction, written by Gordon MacInnis and directed by Greg Heide; and Five Poor Travellers, written by Hans Sachs and directed by Armando Dos Santos.

“Each play is distinctly different, but they do blend themselves to lead into the next one,” said Dos Santos. “Doing three different one-act plays per show gives more opportunity for the actors. As well, an opportunity for various folks to get into directing.”

War sees a military vet who honours his late father with a unique ceremony on the same day every year, and features Ted Gerrard.

Stranger Than Fiction is about two people struggling to find love while they try to understand internet dating and the new technology itself, and features Vicky Barta and Bruce Osmond.

Five Poor Travellers is a 500-year-old play in which five travellers seek refuge and attempt to outdo each other in their pleas to the owner of an inn. It features Christian Ostaffy, Lorne Craft, Kristin Forester, Barry Baker, Mich Wager and Moira Steel.

Further performance and ticket information can be found www.yellowpointdramagroup.org. For reservations, patrons are asked to call 250-722-2459.

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