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Drayton Festival Theatre

Halfway There

A Laugh-A-Minute Comedy

July 3 to July 21, 2024

By Norm Foster

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There’s no such thing as a secret in Stewiacke, Nova Scotia – especially when four female best friends meet for coffee every day at the local diner to share gossip, romance, bawdy tales, and the true meaning of life.

When Sean, a heartbroken doctor from Toronto, takes a temporary job at the clinic and becomes interested in local waitress Janine, the Maritime town that’s best known for being the halfway point between the Equator and North Pole is tipped off its axis. What follows is a month of lessons learned for all, through hilarity, tears, and the unshakeable bonds of friendship.

Norm Foster, Canada’s favourite playwright, has another hit on his hands with his raucously funny comedy about the messiness of love.  

Recommended for ages 13 and up.  

Show Calendar

Legend:

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Drayton Festival Theatre

Halfway There

  • Wednesday, July 3, 2024
  • 2:00pm

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Drayton Festival Theatre

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  • Thursday, July 4, 2024
  • 2:00pm

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  • Thursday, July 4, 2024
  • 7:30pm

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  • Friday, July 5, 2024
  • 2:00pm

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  • Saturday, July 6, 2024
  • 2:00pm

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  • Saturday, July 6, 2024
  • 7:30pm

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  • Sunday, July 7, 2024
  • 2:00pm

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  • Wednesday, July 10, 2024
  • 2:00pm

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  • Thursday, July 11, 2024
  • 2:00pm

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Halfway There

  • Thursday, July 11, 2024
  • 7:30pm

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  • Friday, July 12, 2024
  • 2:00pm

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  • Saturday, July 13, 2024
  • 2:00pm

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Meet The Artists

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Susie Burnett

Rita

Headshot of Tyrell Crews

Tyrell Crews

Sean Merrit

Headshot of Rebecca Gibian

Rebecca Gibian

Janine

Headshot of Helen Taylor

Helen Taylor

Mary Ellen

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Karen Wood

Vi

Max Reimer

Max Reimer

Director

Sean Mulcahy

Sean Mulcahy

Set Designer

Julia Holbert

Julia Holbert

Costume Designer

Siobhán Sleath

Siobhán Sleath

Lighting Designer

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Troy Defour

Assistant Director

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Barbara McLean Wright

Stage Manager

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Jeff Soucey

Assistant Stage Manager


HALFWAY THERE was first produced by the Foster Festival in St. Catharines, ON in August, 2016.

HALFWAY THERE is staged by arrangement with Pam Winter, GGA, www.ggagency.ca