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The Swing

Origins Theatre Projects Society, with support from Pacific Theatre, presents a workshop staged reading of the new play The Swing, by award winning playwright Janet Hinton.
Everyone is invited. Pay-what you can admission.

The Swing
Monday, August 27th, 8pm, Pacific Theatre

Set in the near future when storms and droughts have displaced people all over the globe, The Swing is a comedy-drama focused on a family at the centre of their city's struggle to deal with the impact of climate change. The play is a call to action, challenging each and every one of us to take action and work together to save the planet.

David Mann, the director, has gathered a wonderful cast for this timely play, featuring: Marilynn Norry, Medina Hahn, Colleen Wheeler, Kathleen Mann and Parnelli Parnes.

We are pleased to be an associate producer for the hit show

Berend McKenzie’s autobiographical comedy-drama
On tour at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, August 2012
For full details, please see: smallbrownpackage.com

Origins Theatre Projects was also pleased to support playwrighting workshops for high-school students, under the E-Stage program and additional readings. Origins Theatre Projects is also currently supporting research into how playwrights begin their first drafts. Watch for more information in our blog and a full report, coming this spring.

Currently, we have a few plays in development and we are looking forward to sharing them in next year’s season.