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Eastern Ontario Drama Festival One Act Play Competition: 2010

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Ottawa Little Theatre celebrated its 98th season by hosting the Eastern Ontario Drama League’s One-Act Play Festival. This festival, originating in 1933, is comprised of nine plays, between 25 and 60 minutes in length, performed by community theatres from all over Eastern Ontario.

In past years, quality of production has varied, some established theatre companies displaying more experience and polish than others. But in the past fifteen or so years that I have been attending these festivals, this gap has narrowed and it is no longer these companies  that prevail. This year, has continued the trend with Perth, Almonte, Manotick and Kemptville all receiving favourabale comments from adjudicator Laurel Smith.

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