Drama at FOTA

Four short plays enthralled audiences at the Festival of the Arts on Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25 in Cobourg, Northumberland County. Below, Love on a  Park Bench starred Lasby Lowes and Tom Tordoff. The actors also had the honour of performing the entire play for the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario when she toured the…

Deadlines & “Deft Dealing”

A behind-the-scenes-look at the craziness and joy of planning an arts festival In this episode, Ron Mackay writes about submitting a play for The Festival of the Arts — while on the run. ~~ Writing drama is a lonely occupation. A neglected deadline for The Festival of the Arts (FOTA) adds pressure. Why neglected? Air, rail…