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Action Week Festivities in Sydney August 1-9

Action Week August 1-9th

Noon – 1:00 p.m. – THEATRE ON THE BOARDWALK – for children of all ages. Presented by Class Acts Drama School.

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. – IMPROV IN THE PARK – Wentworth Park Fountain Area. Students from Class Acts Drama School will be performing improv games. Each day will be completely different from the last and they will be using suggestions/ideas from the audience.

6:00 p.m. – FRINGE THEATRE FESTIVAL – Presented by Cape Breton Stage Society – 12 Original Plays in 5 Downtown Sydney Locations: – 258 Charlotte Street (Scotia Bank Lot) – Jana Gillis, “Pipe Dreams” ; Mike MacKenzie “The Playground”; Kristin Petite “Love Story” (Dir. Stephanie Johnson) – 275 Charlotte Street (Post Office Lot) – Wesley Colford “Excuse Me, Would You Like to Buy a Bar?”; Walter Carey “Exports”; Amy-Jean MacDonald “A Part of our Heritage” – 307 Charlotte Street (London Jewelers Lot) – Keith Morrison “Goons” (Dir. JonJon Collins); Keith Morrison “Sweet, Sweet Lovin’” (dir. Ashley MacLeod); Brent Martin & James FW Thompson “Metal Life circa 1985” – St. Andrew’s Hall (40 Bentinck Street) *Note these plays are not suitable for young audiences. Jason Burke “Disconnected”; Bonnie MacLeod “Traveling Vicariously” – CB Regional Library (50 Falmouth Street) – Kristen Woodford “Lynda and the Bad Dog”. Pay-what-you can with profits going to Transition House. Donations to library accepted at that location.
**The performance at the Library of Lynda and the Bad Dog is a great one to go to as a family – there will also be a Saturday matinee at 3pm.

There are a lot more activities ongoing throughout the week, see the website for more!



Kimberly is a homeschooling mother of two living with her dear husband of over 25 years in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She works from home as a homeschool coach and offers OBM, writing, editing, social media, and tech services. In her free time she likes to hand-spin, knit, read, volunteer in local theatre, and horseback ride.