Play Readings at the
The Mercury Players Society is proud to host play readings this season at the Mercury Theatre. Our Artistic Director will offer a selection from his list of potential plays.
This is a fantastic opportunity to get a sneak peak or start getting ready for an audition.
Even if you are not a performer, please feel free to come for this social evening.
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Our Next Reading Night
July 29, 2020 at 6:30pm
We will be reading Act II of ATLANTIS by Maureen Hunter - the play we first visited in June.
Get involved in this virtual reading night Zoom hosted by Lisa Reed.
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Please log in by 6:30pm for a 7:00pm start
Atlantis by Maureen Hunter
A passionate encounter on the Greek island of Santorini
illuminates this new play by Maureen Hunter. Ben is a
Canadian in his fifties who has taken refuge on the sunny
isle - thought to be Atlantis. He encounters Mircea, a mystical local woman and their ensuing love affair provides “a badly needed hot spot for the soul.
From the Artistic Director: I saw this play at Theatre Calgary with Stavroula Logothettis as Mircea and Eric Peterson as Ben. It was one of the most riveting performances by two actors who never actually appeared at the same time on the stage. How could you possibly ever communicate a passionate love affair like that? Believe me, the poetic delivery of this clever script had the audience on their feet at the curtain call and when the two actors finally held hands for a bow, it was if the audience reached climax. It was also one of the first shows (if not the first) to use a projection as part of its set design.