Entries by David Jeremy Smith

Trafalgar 24 Call for Playwrights

La version française suit Challenge: Write a play in eight hours, overnight, in a castle.  Reward: Immediately see your play staged (did we mention in a castle?) and the chance of a professional residency to develop your work. Driftwood Theatre is currently accepting applications from Canadian playwrights for our next Trafalgar 24 play-creation festival, taking […]

Driftwood’s looking for board members!

Hop aboard the Bard’s Bus and help make theatre for everyone in Ontario as a member of Driftwood Theatre’s Board of Directors Driftwood Theatre believes in accessible, professional live theatre for everyone in Ontario: no matter where you live or how much money you have in your pocket. On the road since 1995 visiting communities […]

Die, Imposter, Die

A second blog from Driftwood’s 2018 Playwright in Residence, Alicia Richardson as she continues to work on her play, Solve for X Sometimes there’s a strange comfort in failure. Sure, initially it sucks. But then there’s some relief. You don’t have to fulfill the expectation of greatness. Success means that you have something to lose and […]

Driftwood Audiences Know About Love

At each of our 26 performances of Shakespeare’s “Rosalynde (or As You Like It)” we handed paper hearts to our audiences and invited them to share their thoughts on love – a poem, some advice, how they met their love. Those who also wanted to share their email address were entered to win a “Heart’s […]