Entries by David Jeremy Smith

Brainfarting in Good Company

Playwright In Residence Jesse LaVerbcombe reminisces on his experience developing Resurrect for Beyond The Bard When I applied to be a Trafalgar 24 Playwright, I summed up my short application letter like this, “Why do I want to write a play in a haunted castle? Well, it sounds fun as hell, but I also know […]

Happy World Theatre Day

In celebration of World Theatre Day, Driftwood Theatre is excited to announce its 2017 season of The Bard’s Bus Tour and supporting projects. RED VELVET Ahead of the Bard’s Bus Tour, Driftwood presents a reading of Lolita Chakrabarti’s award-winning play, Red Velvet, as part of its Play in a Pub series. Red Velvet is a […]

In process: Robert, by Briana Brown

Briana Brown is Driftwood s Playwright-in-Residence, and our current Beyond the Castle playwright. Her play “Robert” was the winning script at last year’s Trafalgar 24. Since Then, Briana has been “embedded” with Driftwood working on “Robert” and other ideas. I tend to carry stories with me for months, or sometimes years, before they first find […]

Together again, huh?

Driftwood Theatre proudly announces the cast for Play in a Pub: The Jedi Doth Return – the final chapter in William Shakespeare’s (courtesy of Ian Doescher) epic galactic saga. The cast reading this extraordinary blend of classical theatre and pop culture is led by Jonathan Goad (Stratford Festival) as Han Solo, Sarah Wilson (Soulpepper Theatre) […]