THE FIRST MONDAY

GOODBYE LAST SUNDAY, HELLO FIRST MONDAY!!!

After five seasons, we bid adieu to The Last Sunday, and welcome our new monthly program: The First Monday. In partnership with Persephone Theatre, we will present a new Saskatchewan play every month for eight months. 

WHEN: Monday, October 3rd 2022 @ 7:00pm
WHERE: Persephone Theatre (100 Spadina Crescent East)
DOORS: 6:30PM
FREE ADMISSION

Readings will be in Persephone Theatre's lobby, There WILL BE SNACKS, a bar and... 
A NEW PLAY!!!

THIS MONTH'S FEATURED PLAYWRIGHT: Mara Teare

Sad Girls Watch The Princess Bride by Mara Teare
A woman and her mother gather together on every major holiday to watch The Princess Bride together. This tradition is one they have clung to steadfastly, but when the mother begins to deteriorate from dementia, the woman must come to terms with facing a world without her mother. A story of grief, loss, and the importance of ritual in our lives.

Mara Teare

Playwright

Mara Teare is a Saskatoon raised actor, singer, writer, and creator. She is a recent graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada’s acting program. Through her art and work, Mara strives to create and be a part of spaces with a strong presence of marginalized voices. Just as theatre has given her a voice, she wishes to inspire and uplift others like her through the power of theatre. She is excited to begin her journey as an emerging playwright with sad girls watch The Princess Bride. Mara firmly believes in theatre being a safe meeting space for all, and she hopes to bring the community around her closer together in joy and love through her writing. She is so excited to be a part of SUM Theatre’s First Monday collective. She hopes you enjoy the reading and you receive whatever you might need from the piece.

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