For more information, photos or interview requests, please contact:
Liam Karry, Publicity Co-ordinator, The Library Chronicles
email@example.com, 613 539 2373
Kingston’s theatre companies unite to create a one-of-a-kind play
Kingston, September 11th, 2012 – Prepare to see your local library as you’ve never seen
it before. This fall, five theatre companies and five playwrights will come together to stage
The Library Chronicles, an innovative production featuring four new Canadian scripts, each
uniquely devised to interact with one another in the Central Branch of the KFPL. Audiences
will follow elaborately crafted storylines that move throughout the library.
The Library Chronicles will feature some of Canada’s best known playwrights, including
the Dora award-winning Ned Dickens as well as Governor General Award recipient Judith
Thompson. The festival will also feature work by emerging playwrights Jill Connell, Michael
Payne and Alex Dault. Each writer has a unique connection to the city of Kingston.
"This city has a wealth of theatrical talent and passion. To see the energy of our community
harnessed towards creating something distinctively Kingstonian is inspiring. This is truly going
to be something to see."
Director, The Library Chronicles
Artistic Producer, Theatre Kingston
Developed in partnership with Kingston WritersFest, The Library Chronicles is the first project
where the Kingston theatrical community has united to produce a single, cohesive theatrical
One thing is certain; this is a theatrical event that no one will want to miss!
Playwrights: Jill Connell, Alex Dault, Ned Dickens, Michael Payne, and Judith Thompson
Theatre Companies involved: Domino Theatre, Theatre Kingston, Blue Canoe Productions , Single
Thread Theatre and King's Town Players.
The Library Chronicles will be performed from Wednesday, October 3rd to Saturday, October 20th,
2012 at the Central Branch of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library at 130 Johnson Street, Kingston,
Ontario. Performances will take place Tuesdays through Saturdays @ 7 pm.
A ticket will allow for a viewing of two of the four scripts in their entirety per evening.
Grand Theatre Box office, 218 Princess Street, 613 530 2050, www.kingstongrand.ca
Please note: A small number of tickets may be available at the door depending on