Western Ontario Drama League
Newsletter December 2018
In this issue:
  • News from Festival 2019 - Guelph - 11 to 16 March 2019
  • News From Around the WODL Region
  • Playwrights Guild of Canada - Canadian Play Outlet
  • If you are producing Canadian Plays this Season - Check This Out
  • ONstage Theatre Listings
  • Is your WODL Membership Information Up-to-date?
  • Dates for your Diary
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News from Festival 2019 - Guelph - 11 to 16 March 2019
By Rosemary Ens, WODL Festival 2019 Marketing and Communications Co-ordinator, president@elmiratheatre.com
Looking for a Christmas gift for your favourite thespian?

Tickets for Festival 2019 are now on sale through the box office at Guelph Little Theatre:

  • Call 519-821-0270.

Individual shows are $25 each or you can purchase a five show series for $110. The Awards Banquet tickets are also available for $55.00.

Book your hotel room now!

The Holiday Inn will welcome WODL members during Festival week and it's not too early to book your accommodations. Here's how:

HOTEL: Holiday Inn - Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre

RATES: $112.99 - 132.99 Full hot breakfast included for up to two people. For each additional guest, a $10 extra charge includes breakfast.



  • Call 519- 836-0231 and provide the group code = WDL

For an interactive and printable hotel poster click here.

Keep up to date!

To keep informed on all matters Festival 2019, you can find us at  www.wodlfestival.ca, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

Stay tuned for our One Page Wonder, coming in January, your handy Festival guide to all you need to know about events and happenings during Festival week.
News from Around the WODL Region
By Janice Lundy, member WODL Communications Committee,   janice@wodl.on.ca 
Continuing into December…
To December 8:       Players Guild of Hamilton The Marvellous Wonderettes
Cambridge Community Players   Absolutely Fred

To December 9:      Elgin Theatre Guild Cinderella
                                 Thistle Theatre Brigadoon
                                 London Community Players Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
Opening in December:
December 7-9           Hanover Community Players   Bedtime Stories (As Told by Our Dad) (Who Messed
Them Up)
December 7-16       Elora Community Theatre Anne of Green Gables
December 19-22     London Community Players   Junie B. Jones Jr. The Musical
Presented by London Youth Theatre Education/London Community Players
Playwrights Guild of Canada - Canadian Play Outlet
The  Canadian Play Outlet  has launched its new site with over 2000 Canadian Plays right at your fingertips. Looking for something specific? Check out the curated  Collections .

Every month you can take a look at the newest unpublished and published plays available!
If you are Producing Canadian Plays this Season - Check This Out
The Playwrights Guild of Canada publicises productions of Canadian-written plays through its website,  www.playwrightsguild.ca .

If you want to perform a Canadian play but cannot figure out where to obtain the amateur performance rights,  view this presentation from PGC .
ONstage Theatre Listings
Theatre Ontario publishes an online list of current and upcoming productions by its member groups. To see what is on  click here .
Is your WODL Menbership Information Up-to-date?
Are you on the board of a theatre group that belongs to WODL? If your group has:

  • A new President
  • New WODL delegates
  • A new Treasurer

Please let our membership chair, Gina Paradis, know at  membership@wodl.on.ca
Dates for your Diary:
17 February 2019
WODL General Meeting, Guelph
11 to 16 March 2019
WODL Festival 2019, Guelph
15 to 19 May 2019
Theatre Ontario Festival 2019, Richmond Hill
21 July 2019
WODL Annual General meeting, Tillsonburg