Welfarewell

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Thursday, March 20, 2014
to
Saturday, March 22, 2014
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location
Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

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Welfarewell by Cat Delaney

 

THE OAKVILLE PLAYERS

Retired actress Esmerelda Quipp is 80, still of sound mind and having difficulty supporting herself with her meager government pension., Her landlord has shut off the water and lights and then her beloved companion of many years, her cat, dies. When she tries to bury it in the yard, the landlord stops her saying it’s a violation of a city bylaw. When she is arrested, Esmerelda discovers a sense of community and free room and board within the prison system. How will Esmerelda convince the legal system she should be incarcerated, literally, for life? Find out in this delightfully charming comedy by Cat Delaney. Winner! 2009 Samuel French Canadian Playwrights Contest.

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